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Genius Foundation Awards $300,000 to UCF Interdisciplinary Health Research

Winners include faculty from all four AHSC units — the colleges of Health Professions and Sciences, Medicine and Nursing, as well as Student Health Services — with support from other university entities.

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“Care on Campus (CoC): Screening for Intimate Partner Violence within Student Healthcare Settings”

PI: Bethany Backes, CHPSCO-PI: James Schaus, SHC, Mary Schmidt-Owens, SHC, Lisa Newberry, SHC, Jana Jasinski, COS, Julia O’Connor, CHPS, Amy Reckdenwald, COS, Karina Villalba, COM, Jacqueline Woerner, COS

This project will begin screening all patients a UCF Student Health Services for intimate partner violence and providing support and follow-up to those at risk. This is in response to the Spring 2021 National College Health Assessment on the UCF campus tha

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Saoulkie Bertin: 2021 Health Equity Hero

On Friday, June 24, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County presented the 2021 Health Equity Hero Award to Saoulkie Bertin, a Biomedical Sciences major at pursuing a certificate in the Anthropology of Global Health at UCF. Click for full story.

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On Friday, June 24, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County presented the 2021 Health Equity Hero Award to Saoulkie Bertin, a Biomedical Sciences major at pursuing a certificate in the Anthropology of Global Health at UCF.

“We’re here to pay homage to those individuals who have been nominated because of their commitment and their dedication,” Audrey Alexander, Health Equity Coordinator for the Florida Department of Health announced as she kicked off the award ceremony. She was accompanied by Ellis Perez, Community Health Program Manager for the Florida Department of H

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