Dr. James Arruda, Dr. Crystal Bennett and Dr. Youngil Lee in the Cardiovascular Physiology Lab in Building 72. Three faculty in the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health at UWF engaged in research aimed at identifying, ameliorating or combating the causative mechanisms or symptoms of Alzheimer's disease.

Leading the charge in the study of Alzheimer’s disease – UWF faculty delve into dynamic treatment options

Cutting-edge research on Alzheimer’s disease is uncovering new information on the early detection and treatment of patients with the disorder, and it’s taking place at the University of West Florida. Three UWF Usha Kundu, MD College of Health faculty members are at the forefront of finding new methods to combat Alzheimer’s disease through their careful […]

Parkinson’s Disease research led by UWF professor

A University of West Florida research team, led by associate professor Dr. Youngil Lee, recently conducted a study regarding Parkinson’s Disease in the Usha Kundu, M.D. College of Health Department of Exercise Science and Community Health. The UWF team’s research demonstrates in animal models how regular endurance exercise regenerates dopaminergic neurons destroyed by Parkinson’s Disease, […]

University of West Florida Usha Kundu, MD College of Health announces new dean

The University of West Florida Usha Kundu, MD College of Health is welcoming Dr. Denise M. Seabert as the new dean of the college. “We are pleased to welcome Dr. Denise Seabert as the new dean of the Usha Kundu, MD College of Health,” said Dr. George Ellenberg, UWF provost and senior vice president. “Dr. […]

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UWF to offer Florida’s first online MLT to MLS program

Medical laboratory technicians with an associate degree can apply for a new online program at the University of West Florida to earn a bachelor’s degree in clinical laboratory sciences. The Medical Laboratory Technician to Medical Laboratory Scientist, or MLT to MLS, program, will be offered through Complete Florida, a state-funded initiative that supports adults who […]

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