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College, Geisinger Form Learning Collaborative

College, Geisinger Form Learning Collaborative

November 30, 2012
The UCF College of Medicine has established a Learning Collaborative with Geisinger Health System, a Pennsylvania-based, not-for-profit health services organization nationally known for developing innovative models of care. Through the partnership, UCF and Geisinger, in collaboration with other local and national partners, will develop and model new approaches to health care and clinical education. Through…
Dr. Asmar Named To National Kidney Foundation Florida Board Of Directors

Dr. Asmar Named To National Kidney Foundation Florida Board Of Directors

November 13, 2012
Dr. Abdo Asmar, a nephrology specialist at UCF Pegasus Health, the College of Medicine’s physician practice, and assistant professor of medicine, was elected to the Board of Directors of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Florida. The NKF of Florida, now in its 29th year, is one of 48 affiliates of the National Kidney Foundation, a…
Dengue Fever Prevention

Dengue Fever Prevention

November 13, 2012
Central Florida has had several confirmed diagnoses of dengue (pronounced den’ gee) fever, the first locally acquired illness reported in the area since the1960s. Dr. Maria Cannarozzi, an internal medicine specialist at UCF Pegasus Health and an associate professor at the UCF College of Medicine, suggests ways to avoid contracting dengue fever. First, apply DEET…
Flu Shots Available

Flu Shots Available

October 17, 2012
UCF Pegasus Health is offering flu shots to existing patients. Please call 407-266-DOCS (3627) to schedule your appointment. Remember, when it comes to the flu, prevention is the best medicine.
Dr. Oliveira Lectures on Sports Concussions

Dr. Oliveira Lectures on Sports Concussions

May 25, 2012
Dr. Leonardo Oliveira, UCF Pegasus Health’s sports medicine physician and assistant professor at the UCF College of Medicine, was invited recently to lecture on sports concussion management and cardiovascular conditions involving athletes. The presentation was part of CORA Rehabilitation Athletic Training’s National Athletic Training Month celebrations. “I received a lot of great comments from the…