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Jun 26, 2017
ABC News
Ex-FSU star Myron Rolle ready to begin med school residency

Myron Rolle, a former All-American safety, Rhodes Scholar and 2017 College of Medicine graduate is set to begin the neurosurgery residency program at Massachusetts General Hospital on July 1.

Jun 23, 2017
WFSU
Pointing To Minority Graduates, FSU Touts Medical School Program

 Florida State University is touting its medical school program as well as its diversity.

Jun 22, 2017
Business Insider
Allergies really are getting worse — it's not just you

There's evidence that in many places, pollen counts are getting worse year after year. In 2017, many regions have reported particularly high pollen counts. Dr. Ronald Saff, an allergist in Tallahassee, Florida, and an assistant clinical professor at the College of Medicine discusses the pollen increase.

Jun 21, 2017
Health News Florida
Gay Men Still Unable To Donate Blood One Year After Pulse

Late in 2015 the FDA expunged its lifetime ban allowing gay men to donate with one restriction, they have to be celibate for 12 months. Florida State University Clinical Medicine Professor Doctor Jonathan Applebaum says this FDA policy perpetuates a stigma that gay men have HIV and AIDS.

Jun 21, 2017
Business Insider
Lone Star tick that causes alpha-gal red-meat allergy may be spreading

The Lone Star Tick - whose bite has been known to cause an allergy to red meat - may be spreading to new locations due to the warm summer months. College of Medicine assistant clinical professor Ronald Saff comments on the tick-related meat allergy.

Jun 09, 2017
WFSU
Practicing Medicine in Rural North Florida

First year medical students from Florida State took a trip to Blountstown and Bristol, introducing them to rural medicine.

Jun 07, 2017
Cap Scan Newsletter
Clinical Expansion at FSU College of Medicine

The FSU College of Medicine is actively exploring the potential for an interdisciplinary primary-care health center.

Jun 01, 2017
WFSU
FSU Medical Students To Explore Rural Healthcare Options

FSU's first-year medical students are heading out into rural Florida for an up-close look at the challenges and opportunities in underserved areas.

May 31, 2017
Newsweek
Researchers See Brain Changes in Smitten Prairie Voles

Florida State University College of Medicine researcher Mohamed Kabbaj was interviewed for this article on social bonding.

May 30, 2017
The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education
Eliminating the Racial Gap in Infant Mortality Is Achievable

Dr. Joedrecka Brown Speights, associate professor of family medicine and rural health, led a study on infant mortality rates and health equity. The study was originally published in the American Journal of Public Health.

May 28, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
Leadership Tallahassee Class 35 announced

Wendi Cannon, the College of Medicine’s director of information technology, was named to Leadership Tallahassee. The group of 35 individuals will participate in a 12-month program for developing business connections, enhancing awareness of community assets and promoting personal and professional leadership.

May 26, 2017
Philadelphia Inquirer
A doctor's 4 tips to help seniors keep - or stop - driving

College of Medicine Geriatrics Professor Alice Pomidor addresses the challenges associated with aging and driving. Pomidor is the editorial board chair for the American Geriatrics Society’s Clinician’s Guide to Assessing and Counseling Older Drivers.

May 24, 2017
Patient Daily
Calf stretching may benefit peripheral artery disease patients

This article discusses the results of College of Medicine professor Dr. Judy Muller-Delp’s preliminary abstract on calf stretching and leg pain in peripheral artery disease (PAD) patients that was presented at the AHA Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology | Peripheral Vascular Disease 2017 Scientific Sessions.

May 21, 2017
MEDPAGE TODAY
Improving the Health of All 'Free-Range' Humans

As director of the College of Medicine’s Center for Public Health and Medicine, George Rust wants the conversation on health equity to focus on the fact that health-care disparities are not inevitable.

May 18, 2017
ScienceDaily
Encouraging trend in infant mortality

According to a newly published paper from researchers at the College of Medicine, eighteen states are on track to eliminate racial disparities in infant mortality by the year 2050 if current trends hold.

May 12, 2017
New York Post
7 breast-feeding dangers every new mom should know

Florida State University College of Medicine Professor Joan Meek was quoted in this article regarding issues that can affect breast-feeding.

May 05, 2017
American Heart Association
Stretching may reduce walking pain among peripheral artery disease patients

Simple calf muscle stretching may reduce leg pain when walking and increase blood flow for people living with peripheral artery disease, according to a preliminary abstract presented by Florida State University College of Medicine professor of biomedical sciences Judy Muller-Delp.

Apr 26, 2017
STAT
Medicine's gender pay gap spans specialties and geography

This article on the gender gap in doctors’ pay features College of Medicine Professor Suzanne Harrison speaking about women physicians making less money than men.

Apr 25, 2017
Naples Daily News
Volunteers spend the day in Immokalee planting fruit trees

Dozens of volunteers planted fruit trees at the Florida State University Immokalee Health Education site to promote healthier lifestyle choices.

Apr 24, 2017
Nassau County Independent
Firm Answers House Speaker’s Request for Spending on State Payment

The College of Medicine was asked to administer a contract and monitor an early detection program, which is seeking an effective way to assess the mental health needs for teens and adolescents.

Apr 23, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
April 24-30 is World Immunization Week

College of Medicine alumna Michelle Miller (M.D., '12) wrote this column on immunizations.

Apr 20, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
Firm that received state payment details expenses

The College of Medicine was asked to administer a contract and monitor an early detection program, which is seeking an effective way to assess the mental health needs for teens and adolescents.

Apr 19, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
FSU soccer hosts 'Kickin it for Autism'

The FSU soccer team will host a two-hour soccer clinic in conjunction with the FSU Autism Institute and the FSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities (CARD).

Apr 14, 2017
Reuters UK
Black U.S. babies still more likely to die than white infants

While infant mortality rates are declining nationwide, a study led by Dr. Joedrecka Brown Speights of the FSU College of Medicine, suggests that black infants are more likely to die than white infants.

Apr 12, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
Top-ranked universities drive Florida’s economy

FSU’s medical school has generated over $1 billion in statewide socioeconomic impact through its regional clinical campuses that employ more than 2,300 clinical faculty.

Apr 12, 2017
Tampa Bay Times
Top-ranked universities drive Florida's economy

FSU’s medical school has generated over $1 billion in statewide socioeconomic impact through its regional clinical campuses that employ more than 2,300 clinical faculty.

Apr 11, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
FSU's PA program earns status, will start first class

Florida State University’s new School of Physician Assistant Practice has earned provisional accreditation and will start teaching its first classes in August.

Apr 11, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
Talk about wishes during Healthcare Decision Day

Big Bend Hospice has partnered with the FSU Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law will have a resource fair with vendors sharing important and relevant information about end-of-life care.

Apr 09, 2017
FSUNews.com
Book It! 5K raises money for impoverished Nicaraguan students

The Honors Medical Scholars Society sponsored the 4th annual Book It! 5K, which is an effort to raise money to buy books for impoverished students in the Central American country of Nicaragua.

Mar 31, 2017
TCPalm
FSU College of Medicine students match in residency

Like other fourth-year medical students throughout the country, the College of Medicine’s class of 2017 found out which residency programs they’ll join for the next phase of their medical training.

Mar 29, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
College of Medicine eyes site near Sabal Palm for clinic

FSU’s College of Medicine is exploring the idea of establishing a medical clinic in southwest Tallahassee where its students and faculty could treat moderate and low-income patients.

Mar 29, 2017
WFSU
FSU Med School To Establish A Primary Care Clinic

The FSU College of Medicine is establishing a primary care clinic that will give medical students clinical experience.

Mar 24, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
Appropriation for mental health screenings draws scrutiny

The College of Medicine was asked to administer the contract and monitor the program, which is seeking an effective way to complete mental health screenings for teens and adolescents.

Mar 23, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
FTRP is one-of-a-kind biomedical research program

College of Medicine Professor Daniel Kaplan wrote this letter to the editor about Florida Transitional Research Program funding.

Mar 22, 2017
Fort Myers Florida Weekly
Training professionals to meet local needs

Two years after inception, the FSU College of Medicine Family Medicine Residency Program at Lee Health was approved for expansion with hopes that more resident graduates will remain in the area to practice medicine.

Mar 21, 2017
The Washington Post
Myron Rolle- Rhodes Scholar to NFL player to neurosurgeon

Rhodes Scholar, NFL player and FSU medical student Myron Rolle is featured in this story about his journey from football to neurosurgery.

Mar 21, 2017
Florida State University News
College of Medicine faculty member to lead national organization of medical women

Suzanne Harrison, who knew from early childhood that she wanted to become a physician and later discovered the joys of teaching medicine, is beginning a yearlong adventure in national medical advocacy.

Mar 19, 2017
Naples Daily News
Florida legislators focus on hospital costs, competition

Marshall Kapp, director of the Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law at Florida State University, is quoted in this article regarding certificate-of-need laws for hospitals, nursing homes and hospices.

Mar 18, 2017
Bleacher Report
FSU Medical Student To Begin Harvard Medical Residency

Fourth-year FSU medical student and former football player Myron Rolle will begin a residency at Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital. 

Mar 18, 2017
ESPN
Myron Rolle to begin neurosurgery residency

Former Florida State football star Myron Rolle, who was a Rhodes Scholar and then enrolled in medical school at FSU, will begin a neurosurgery residency.

Mar 17, 2017
Tallahassee Democrat
FSU College of Medicine graduates celebrate Match Day

FSU’s College of Medicine conducted its Match Day ceremony at Ruby Diamond Auditorium for the class of 2017. Fifty-one percent of the graduates were matched with residencies in primary care, including obstetrics/gynecology, family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine.

Mar 17, 2017
news.fsu.edu
FSU College of Medicine announces Match Day results

The FSU College of Medicine held its Match Day ceremony at Ruby Diamond Auditorium for the class of 2017.

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.

Mar 01, 2017
Florida Family Physician
Member Spotlight: FAFP Student, Paulin Gotrace

Fourth-year medical student Paulin Gotrace reached out to assist his beloved Haiti after it was hit by Category 4 Hurricane Matthew.

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 21, 2017
BET Sports News
Myron Rolle Interview

FSU College of Medicine student Myron Rolle was interviewed about his journey from football to neurosurgery.

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.”