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Charles R. Mathews Geriatrics Education and Research Scholarships

Through a generous donation from Charles R. Mathews, M.D., an eminent retired physician in Florida, the Department has been able to offer a regular summer research scholarship to first-year medical students. The goal of the Charles R. Mathews Scholarship for Geriatrics Research and Education is to provide students at the FSU College of Medicine with the opportunity to engage in a summer research project with faculty that relates to the field of geriatrics.

Read more about Dr. Mathews.

 

2016 Student Research

FSU Medical Student: Jack Larsen
Project Title: "Integrated Geriatric Curriculum on the Practice of First-Year Internal Medicine and Family Medicine Residents"
Faculty Advisors: Paul Katz, M.D. and Suzanne Baker, M.A.

FSU Medical Student: Wyndham Bonett
FSU Law Student: Katherine Perdomo
Project Title: "Assessment of Chronic Pain Curriculum in Florida Medical Schools"
Faculty Advisor: Professor Marshall Kapp, J.D., M.P.H.

 

2015 Student Research

All summer research projects for 2015 were funded by the Division of Research.

  

2014 Student Research

FSU Medical Student: Jason Lesnick
Project Title: "Investigating the HeartMath Technology to Reduce Stress in Medical Students"
Faculty Advisor: Ken Brummel-Smith, M.D.

Read more about this research study under Faculty Research.

View the poster entitled A Pilot of the HeartMath Stress Reduction Technique by Medical Students [pdf] that Jason Lesnick presented at the 2015 College of Medicine Research Fair.

FSU Medical Student: Tamara Marryshow Granados
Project Title: "Exploring Depression in Older Adults—Understanding the Impact of Stigma on Individual Experiences"
Faculty Advisor: Suzanne Baker, M.A. and Angelina Sutin, Ph.D.

Read more about this research study under Faculty Research.

View the poster entitled Exploring Depression in Older Adults, Barriers to Diagnosis and Treatment [pdf] that Tamara Marryshow presented at the 2015 College of Medicine Research Fair.

View the poster entitled Exploring Depression in Older Adults, Barriers to Diagnosis and Treatment [pdf] that Tamara Marryshow presented at the 2015 Florida Geriatrics Society annual conference. Tamara was awarded the David T. Lowenthal Founders Award.

 
2013 Student Research

FSU Medical Student: Eli Friedman
Project Title: "Medical Student Hospital Charting of Cognitive and Functional Status both Before and After a Required Geriatrics Clerkship"
Faculty Advisor: John Agens, M.D.

Read more about this research study under Faculty Research.

View the Assessing the Knowledge Learned in Years 1 & 2:  An Analysis of Functional and Cognitive Status Charting by Year 4 Medical Students [pdf] poster that Eli Friedman presented at the 2014 College of Medicine Research Fair.

 

Archived Projects