UCC News




The Universidad Central del Caribe Celebrates its 43rd Commencement Ceremony

The university community, friends and students’ family of the Universidad Central del Caribe (UCC) proudly celebrated the 43rd Commencement Ceremony. During the event, a total of 174 students were conferred an academic degree in the health professions.



Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) grant was awarded to Mr. Pedro Feliciano

Mr. Pedro Feliciano was awarded a Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award (F31) grant from the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.



Master of Science Student Wins 1st Place at National Symposium

Ms. Yanilda Ramos was awarded 1st Place in the Graduate Poster Competition at the 10th Annual National Symposium on Prostate Cancer at Clark Atlanta University, which took place in March, 2014.



UCC Neuroscience PhD Student Obtains Biophysical Society Award

Mr. Eduardo Quiroz is a graduate student of the Neuroscience PhD Program of the UCC, and is conducting his PhD research thesis under the direction of the Neuroscience Department’s Dr. Jorquera.



Congratulations for your Achievements!

The UCCSoM congratulates the first-time takers cohort for academic year 2013-2014 for their performance in the USMLE Step 1.  With 100% of test results they have reached a 90% first-time takers pass rate and a 95% overall pass!



National Awardees at the First Iberoamerican Contest on Good Practices in Health Promotion…

The Pan American Health Organization / World Health Organization (PAHO / WHO), awarded Medicina Urbana the first place in the Category Health Promotion Outreach, for their good practices. Medicina Urbana is currently nominated for the same award at the international level.

Congratulations!!!… at UCC we are proud of the tireless work you guys do in the community.



UCC congratulates Sandy Algaze for her achievement …

Sandra had the opportunity to work in collaboration with the investigators in the Department of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Pediatric Liver Transplant Program at Stanford University, Lucile Packard Hospital in a study entitled the “Impact of an Adolescent Liver Transplant Clinic on Clinical Outcomes.” The study findings suggest that a specialized, multidisciplinary adolescent liver transplant clinic has the potential to improve adherence in a high-risk group of adolescent liver transplant recipients.