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2017

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Mar 08, 2017
Capital Outlook
FSU scientist starts research for early detection of zika

Dr. David Meckes, assistant professor in FSU’s Department of Biomedical Sciences, could become the first person to find a way to detect Zika at an early stage.

Feb 24, 2017
Jackson County Floridan
FSU med school throws 10th anniversary party for Jackson County

The FSU College of Medicine celebrated the 10th anniversary of FSU’s partnership with Marianna in a program that allows third-year medical students to work side-by-side with doctors at Jackson Hospital and other medical facilities.

Feb 22, 2017
Jackson County Times
Marianna Rural Program Impacting Jackson County for ten years

The FSU College of Medicine celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Marianna Rural Program and recognized those who have insured the program’s success.

Feb 20, 2017
TCPalm
Surgeon finds teaching, mission trips most rewarding

This profile on Fort Pierce faculty member Rene Loyola highlights his surgical skills, compassion, dedication and mission work.

Feb 15, 2017
BlackDoctor.org
Myron Rolle- From The NFL To Neurosurgeon

Rhodes Scholar, NFL player and fourth-year medical student Myron Rolle is featured in this story about his career switch from football to medicine.

Feb 13, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
Alzheimer’s training conference set for caregivers

The FSU College of Medicine and the Tallahassee based Alzheimer’s Project are conducting the 32nd annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education & Training Conference with Dr. Ken Brummel-Smith as the keynote speaker.

Feb 09, 2017
Jackson County Times
Rotary welcomes Dr. John Fogarty

College of Medicine Dean John Fogarty was the guest speaker at the Rotary Club of Marianna.

Feb 08, 2017
Naples Daily News
Florida nonprofit hospitals brace for legislative battle

Marshall Kapp, director of the Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law at the FSU College of Medicine, is quoted in this article regarding the effects of deregulating the health care industry during this upcoming legislative season.

Feb 08, 2017
TCPalm
FSU medical students tested by well-rehearsed 'patients'

Standardized patients traveled from Tallahassee to the FSU College of Medicine Fort Pierce Regional Campus area to put 13 third-year medical students through a rigorous practical exam.

Feb 06, 2017
Fox News 13 Tampa
Space-age mask may reduce pre-term labor

College of Medicine Professor James Olcese discovered that light inhibits premature birth in at-risk women so he created the company KynderMed to bring a light emitting mask that prevents pre-term births to market.

Feb 02, 2017
Florida Trend
Investors, NIH excited about FSU biomedical research targeting rare eye disease

FSU College of Medicine Professor Michael Blaber is receiving funding from the National Institutes of Health and $5.2 million from five investment firms to help develop technology targeting a rare eye disease.

Feb 02, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
FSU included in Gov. Scott's $25 million grants package for Zika research

Timothy Megraw and David Meckes, associate professors of Biomedical Sciences, have been awarded funding for Zika research and vaccine development.

Jan 27, 2017
NBC2
Naples wine festival donors meet kids impacted by funds

A charity wine auction in Naples has raised funds to support for the Naples Children and Education Foundation. The money raised by NCEF has helped support programs like SSTRIDE, an outreach effort of the FSU College of Medicine for middle and high school students.

Jan 26, 2017
Counsel & Heal
Personality, Mood Determined By Brain Shape

College of Medicine Associate Professor Antonio Terracciano joined a team of researchers to examine the connection between personality traits and brain structure. Their study was published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Jan 26, 2017
Science Daily
Brain shape linked to personality differences

According to FSU College of Medicine Associate Professor Antonio Terracciano and a team of researchers, the shape of your brain can influence personality traits. The study was published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Jan 25, 2017
News-Medical.Net
Brain shape can provide surprising clues to personality differences

FSU College of Medicine Associate Professor Antonio Terracciano joined a team of researchers from the United States, United Kingdom and Italy to examine the connection between personality traits and brain structure.

Jan 25, 2017
India.com
Brain shape can predict personality traits

College of Medicine Associate Professor Antonio Terracciano joined a team of researchers to examine the connection between personality traits and brain structure. Their study was published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Jan 24, 2017
UK Daily Mail
What the shape of your brain says about you

College of Medicine Associate Professor Antonio Terracciano joined a team of researchers to examine the connection between personality traits and brain structure. Their study was published in the journal Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience.

Jan 24, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
A med student’s view of our dysfunctional health-care system

Second-year medical student Alan Chan wrote this opinion piece on the Affordable Care Act.

Jan 20, 2017
Parents.com
When Parents Think Kids Are Overweight, It's More Likely They Will Be Later On

Research by College of Medicine Assistant Professor Angelina Sutin examining the link between parent perceptions and their child’s weight was published in Psychological Science.

Jan 20, 2017
Florida Pediatrician
The FSU College of Medicine Education Model in Pediatrics: 15 Years of Success

This article by Harold Bland, pediatrics education director for the Sarasota Regional Campus, and Michael Muszynski, dean of the Orlando Regional Campus focuses on the success of the college’s one-on-one teaching model.

Jan 20, 2017
Real Simple
One Mistake That Can Affect Your Child’s Weight

Research by College of Medicine Assistant Professor Angelina Sutin examining the link between parent perceptions and their child’s weight was published in Psychological Science.

Jan 19, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
FSU College of Medicine students explore race in the Healthcare industry

Second-year medical students Zedeena Fisher and Bruno Gay are raising awareness of racism in health care during “Racism Awareness Week” at the College of Medicine.

Jan 18, 2017
Monticello News
Technology, medicine and healthcare access

College of Medicine faculty member Mike Smith spoke to the Monticello Kiwanis Club about the future of medical care and patient access.

Jan 17, 2017
TCPalm
Florida State medical students complete community medicine course

The third-year students at the FSU College of Medicine Fort Pierce Regional Campus recently completed a course in community medicine.

Jan 16, 2017
UK Daily Mail
'Fat shaming’ may lead to obesity in adult life

This article features research by College of Medicine Assistant Professor Angelina Sutin that was published in Psychological Science. The research examines the link between parent perceptions and their child’s weight.

Jan 13, 2017
Health.com
One Mistake That Can Affect Your Child's Weight

Research by College of Medicine Assistant Professor Angelina Sutin examining the link between parent perceptions and their child’s weight was published in Psychological Science.

Jan 12, 2017
Bhide receives grant to study ADHD

Pradeep Bhide, professor of biomedical sciences at the College of Medicine, has received a one-year grant of nearly $64,000 from the Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Research Institute. His project title: "Consequences of Traumatic Brain Injury in a Prenatal Nicotine Exposure Mouse Model of ADHD."

Jan 11, 2017
SRQ Magazine
Sarasota campus helps create new clinic for underserved

A new health care facility will serve as a clinical training site for the FSU College of Medicine Internal Medicine Residency Program at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

Jan 10, 2017
CareForYourMind.org
Repealing the ACA could Cause a mental health care crisis

FSU College of Medicine professor Jeffrey Harman wrote this column regarding our nation’s healthcare system.

Jan 08, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
Brummel-Smith will be keynoter for Alzheimer’s conference

The 32nd Annual Alzheimer’s Disease Education and Training Conference will be held from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 18 at the FSU College of Medicine. The keynote speaker will be Ken Brummel-Smith, M.D., presenting on “Person-Centered Care.”