Coloring Mosquitoes to Identify Infectious Diseases

Coloring Mosquitoes to Identify Infectious Diseases

A UCF College of Medicine researcher has designed a new mosquito surveillance tool that attracts the insects, diagnoses those carrying disease, and turns them a different color as a warning system to residents in at-risk areas throughout the world. The project received a $100,000 Phase 1 Grand Challenges Explorations Grant from the Bill & Melinda […]

Veterans at Medical School Honor Those Who Served

Second-year UCF medical student Katherine Mills served six years in the U.S. Air Force working as a hospital administrator before deciding to pursue medicine. Richard Peppler, the college’s associate dean, served 35 years in the Army Reserve including active duty during Vietnam and Desert Storm, while continuing his career in medical education. They are among […]

UCF Alumni Association and Colleges Present 2015 Professional Achievement Awards

UCF’s alumni association and colleges honored 11 Knights with Professional Achievement Awards at the Black & Gold Gala on Oct. 22. This year’s celebration was the 35th year the alumni association has recognized alumni who “Reach for the Stars.” Professional Achievement Award winners are selected by each individual college and are given to alumni who are standouts in […]

UCF, Hospital Partnership To Add New Medical Residencies in Florida

More medical residency slots are coming to Florida thanks to a partnership announced today between one of the largest hospital networks in the country and the second largest university in the nation. Hospital Corporation of America and the University of Central Florida College of Medicine, which established an internal medicine residency with the Orlando VA […]

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A Bold Move

A bold move by UCF. 30,000 jobs. And billions in economic development. The only project of its kind. Some call it a game changer. We call it a medical city. With research, hospitals and a College of Medicine…we’re transforming and savings lives. I’m Rick Walsh, UCF Class of ’77.