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Community Solutions for Our Children’s Success

Amy Wetherby, Distinguished Research Professor and director of the FSU Autism Institute, led this briefing and discussion for state and local leaders from government, service agencies and the faith community. Joining her was the Rev. Anthony Evans, president of the National Black Church Initiative. They updated the audience on new resources and tools focused on early childhood development for families and professionals, developed by the College of Medicine with funding from the Florida Legislature. (2015)

Current Public Health Issues: Ebola

This panel discussion, hosted by the Department of Biomedical Sciences, featured Biomedical Sciences faculty members Jamila Horabin , Ph.D., and David Meckes, Ph.D., along with Claudia Blackburn, MPH, director of the Florida Department of Health office in Leon County, and Daniel Van Durme, M.D., chair of the Department of Family Medicine and Rural Health and director of the Center on Global Health. (2014)

Ask the Doc: Charlotte Maguire

In November 2013, legendary pediatrician and College of Medicine philanthropist Dr. Charlotte Maguire sat down with Dr. Ken Brummel-Smith and a classroom full of medical students and took questions. (47m:52s)

Older Patients, Firearms, and Physicians:
Legal and ethical rights and responsibilities

An in-depth discussion about the role of a doctor in dealing with older patients who may have access to firearms by Marshall Kapp, J.D., M.P.H., director of Florida State’s Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law. (June 5, 2013, 17m:25s)

Helping Patients and Families Plan for Difficult Medical Choices:
Death Panels or Good Medical Practice?

Moderated by Marshall Kapp, J.D., M.P.H., director of Florida State’s Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law. (April 13, 2013, 1h:50m)

Dr. Suchak’s Acceptance Speech

In May 2012, Dr. Niharika Suchak, associate professor of geriatrics, received the Clinician of the Year Award from the American Geriatrics Society. Her acceptance speech was not only poignant but surprisingly funny. (5m:46s)

Ask the Doc: Dr. Kenneth Brummel-Smith

In October 2012, Department of Geriatrics Chair Kenneth Brummel-Smith led a Q-and-A session at a Lifelong Learning Extravaganza event at the College of Medicine.