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02/28/2020

FSU President John Thrasher and Mayo Clinic representatives signed an agreement on Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Jacksonville to attract and retain top talent in the biomedical field. The collaborative education efforts will focus on medical innovation and promote a market-driven approach to create a highly trained workforce focused on taking medical technology from the research space to clinical practice.

02/26/2020

Sen. Travis Hutson (R-Palm Coast) wants to create state rules for clinics that offer stem-cell products and treatments. His proposal would require such clinics to be licensed by the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration (AHCA). FSU College of Medicine Professor Cathy Levenson commented on the importance of regulation.

02/05/2020

Amid the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, Christie Alexander, associate professor at the College of Medicine, says Americans should be more worried about the flu.

02/04/2020

A discovery by Florida State University College of Medicine researcher Zucai Suo and his team is expected to open the door for new and more potent treatment options for people infected with the HIV virus and for others chronically ill with hepatitis B.

11/21/2019

Florida State University’s annual Three Minute Thesis competition is an opportunity for doctoral students to practice explaining their work to a non-specialized audience, whether that’s a group of business executives, legislators who want to know more or a student’s curious grandparents at Thanksgiving dinner. Judges selected Alyssa Henderson, a doctoral student in the Department of Physics, and Sara Jones, a doctoral student in the College of Medicine's Department of Biomedical Sciences, as this year’s first-place winners. They each earned a $1,000 prize and advance to a regional competition. 

09/12/2019

Dance Marathon at Florida State University presented the College of Medicine a check for more than $1 million to benefit children throughout Gadsden and Leon counties.

09/03/2019

In Florida, an estimated 17 people die every day from opioid abuse. To combat the issue, Attorney General Ashely Moody and Governor Ron DeSantis have created a new statewide task force. Heather Flynn, professor and vice-chair at the FSU College of Medicine was appointed to the taskforce. She hopes to focus on helping pregnant women who are addicted to opioids--something she says can cause life-long complications for the child. 

09/03/2019

The College of Medicine’s ‘What if?’ questions could help Florida communities tackle cancer disparities. Backed by a $800,000 research grant, Florida State University researchers led by George Rust will use big-data analytics to bridge the gaps in cancer diagnosis and treatment.

08/14/2019

High plasma aldosterone is an independent risk factor for cardiac mortality, but what is known about the underlying mechanisms linking high levels of aldosterone to cardiac ischemic events? Listen as Donal O’Leary (Wayne State University) interviews lead author Shawn Bender (University of Missouri & Truman VA) and expert Judy Muller-Delp (Florida State University) about the work led by motivated undergraduate Maloree Khan, which tested the hypothesis that increased plasma aldosterone impairs adenosine-mediated coronary vasodilation. 

02/28/2019

In the third part of Moving Medicine podcast’s three-part series on physician well-being, John P. Fogarty, M.D., dean of the Florida State University College of Medicine, shares the outpouring of grief following a medical student’s suicide and outlines the FSU Wellness Committee's efforts to create a culture that promotes wellness for students. Listen and subscribe at iTunes or Google Play

11/19/2018

FSU College of Medicine researcher Angelina Sutin will seek answers as principal investigator on a $3.8 million grant from the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health. For the next five years, she’ll be studying midlife cognitive aging in Latinos, looking for predictors and mechanisms of decline. To address this question, she’ll partner with researchers at the University of California, Davis, who have already collected years’ worth of data on Latino families that they can analyze for clues.

08/17/2018

Members of the Florida State University College of Medicine's Class of 2022 received their white coats in early August at the white coat ceremony following the completion of their first semester of medical school. The white coat symbolizes the importance of compassionate care for patients and the scientific proficiency expected of physicians

08/17/2018

Members of the Florida State University College of Medicine's Class of 2022 received their white coats in early August at the white coat ceremony following the completion of their first semester of medical school. The white coat symbolizes the importance of compassionate care for patients and the scientific proficiency expected of physicians

07/30/2018

Florida State University researchers brought in more than $226 million in the 2018 fiscal year from federal, state and private sources to support investigations into areas such as nuclear science, climate change, the effect of deep space travel on human health and much more.

06/15/2018

Christopher Mulrooney, chief operating officer of the Florida Medical Practice Plan at the College of Medicine, discusses a new concept in senior housing that’s now under construction.

06/13/2018

Light stretching can make a big difference for elderly people with low mobility, according to a new study from a Florida State University-led team of international researchers. College of Medicine Professor Judy Muller-Delp was the study's lead researcher.

03/22/2018

Graduating students in the Florida State University College of Medicine Class of 2018 received notification of where they will enter residency training this summer.

02/16/2018

Florida State University’s research reputation is set to receive a boost with the arrival of a highly regarded behavioral researcher whose focus includes improving the health of minority adolescents. Sylvie Naar, described as a “force of nature” by her department head in the College of Medicine, has been hired to direct FSU’s new Center for Translational Behavioral Research.

01/24/2018

FSU Headlines interviewed College of Medicine professor Judy Delp about her recent GAP Award to help develop a splinting therapy for patients with peripheral artery disease.

10/24/2017

Citrus County is in discussion to become a new site for a Florida State University College of Medicine rural medical education program. FSU currently has rural education sites in Marianna, Immokalee and Thomasville, Georgia. The mission for these sites is to train students to practice in underserved rural communities facing physician shortages.

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09/29/2017

FSU College of Medicine Medicine Associate Dean for Clinical & Community Affairs Daniel Van Durme is interviewed about the med school's mission to serve communities of the greatest need including rural, minority, elderly populations.

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08/16/2017

The Class of 2021 dons its white coats for the first time during the white coat ceremony. The white coat is a symbol of the medical profession all aspiring physicians cherish, and this class of first year medical students enjoy this moment with family, friends, and their classmates at Florida State University.

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07/13/2017

Dr. Wilhelmine Wiese-Rometsch, director of the FSU College of Medicine's internal medicine residency program at a new clinic in Sarasota, joins Gulf Coast Live to explain how the program broadened its offerings to meet the needs of the community, and the medical concerns she sees being met by the more than a dozen doctors who staff the clinic.

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06/09/2017

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

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05/28/2017

Class of 2017 graduate Dr. Myron Rolle talks about his journey from playing football at Florida State University and joining the NFL to going to medical school and starting his residency in neurosurgery.

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03/23/2017

Fourth-year medical student Myron Rolle matched in the Harvard Medical School neurosurgery program at Massachusetts General Hospital. Rolle was also a former NFL player, FSU football All-American, Rhodes Scholar. 

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03/22/2017

Fourth-year FSU medical student and former football player Myron Rolle discusses his new career in neurosurgery.

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03/20/2017

117 graduating FSU medical school students, along with their friends and family, gathered to learn where they would spend the next three to seven years in their residency training.

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02/01/2017

Florida State University College of Medicine Professor Michael Blaber has spent years perfecting an artificial human protein for stimulating cell growth while also learning about the equally complex world of venture capitalists.

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01/06/2017

Marshall Kapp, director of the Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law, was interviewed for this story regarding end-of-life care.

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11/10/2016

Join the FSU College of Medicine on World Diabetes Day to see how students, faculty, and researchers across FSUs campus are working with those with diabetes as well as advocating and educating the community on the disease. For more information on the event visit fla.st/2fo1TDp

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11/02/2016

FSU’s College of Medicine received a $715,000 check from Dance Marathon at FSU from the proceeds of the 2016 fundraising campaign. The money will be invested in local school-based primary-care health clinics through the colleges pediatric outreach program, as well as pediatric services at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare and community centers in Leon County.

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10/31/2016

Les Beitsch, chair of Behavioral Sciences and Social Medicine, was interviewed on the effects of the Affordable Care Act in Florida.

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10/26/2016

Florida State University researchers now have the state’s most advanced MRI machine at their disposal as they seek to unravel the mysteries of the brain and prevent the disorders that can impede its most basic functions.

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10/17/2016

As of the beginning of the fall 2016 semester, FSU's College of Medicine is offering a new degree program to help those students interested in health careers and medical school. The Interdisciplinary Medical Sciences B.S. Degree Program is the first of it’s kind in the nation, involving seven different colleges on FSU’s campus in making the nee degree track possible.

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10/07/2016

Ground has been broken on the University of West Florida’s latest construction project that will house the FSU College of Medicine’s Pensacola Regional Campus.

08/19/2016

Florida State University’s College of Medicine honors the class of 2020 after completing their first semester. The first year medical students were presented with the symbolic white coat worn by those in the medical profession, and it is a special event for students, families, and faculty alike.

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08/12/2016

Florida State University granted an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree to Grace Dansby, Tallahassee businesswoman and philanthropist, on Tuesday, Aug. 9. She is one of the founders of Southern Bank and Super-Lube.

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07/08/2016

Fifteen years after enrolling its first class, the FSU College of Medicine has emerged as one of the most diverse medical schools in the country, according to current Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) enrollment data.

The FSU College of Medicine is the only AAMC-member institution ranked in the top six for enrollment of both black and Hispanic students among 136 U.S. medical schools. Its enrollment percentage for black or African-American students is double the national average.

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04/11/2016

Tallahassee Memorial Hospital renamed its Neonatal Intensive Care Unit the Florida State University College of Medicine Neonatal Intensive Care Unit during a special dedication ceremony. With the partnership between FSU College of Medicine and TMH growing each year, along with the funds raised and donated by the Dance Marathon of FSU to support the health needs of children locally, the dedication only strengthens that friendship.

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02/25/2016

FSU’s annual Dance Marathon event may only last 40 hours during one weekend of the year; however, the preparation leading up to the event is a yearlong affair. The funds raised will go to providing medical care, treatment and research at Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, Shands and the FSU College of Medicine.

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02/25/2016

Gail Bellamy, director of the Center for Rural Health Research and Policy at the FSU College of Medicine, was interviewed about the struggles rural Floridians run into when trying to access quality healthcare.

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02/22/2016

Dr. Suzanne Bush, associate professor with the FSU College of Medicine, was interviewed about women’s health.

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02/04/2016

Garnet and Gold takes over the Florida Capitol for FSU Day 2016. During the special event Florida State University celebrates the strong ties between the university and the state legislature, all while showcasing how the university excels inside and outside the classroom.

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01/26/2016

Pradeep Bhide, director of the Center for Brain Repair at the FSU College of Medicine, is developing a new, non-stimulant drug to treat cognitive inflexibility. Cognitive inflexibility hampers a child’s ability to learn by making it difficult to switch between thinking about one concept to another or multiple concepts simultaneously. Aspects of cognitive inflexibility are found in autism, obsessive compulsive disorder, schizophrenia and attention deficit hyperactive disorder. It affects roughly 25 million people, but no drug has been developed specifically to treat this condition.

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11/18/2015

Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias are tough on patients but also on caregivers, especially African-Americans. Now Rob Glueckauf, a Florida State University College of Medicine professor, is offering a new approach that he hopes will benefit numerous caregivers.

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10/20/2015

Coast 101.3 hosts Juliette Lomax-Homier, M.D. Dr. Lomax-Homier is the campus dean of the FSU College of Medicine Fort Pierce Regional Campus.

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10/07/2015

The Florida State University College of Medicine is naming its auditorium for the late Florida Sen. Durell Peaden, a Crestview physician who sponsored the legislation creating the medical school in 2000. Also being named for Peaden is the college’s Rural Medical Education Program.

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09/29/2015

Florida State University is a partner in the $17.5 million award that the University of Florida has received to translate medical research discoveries more quickly into healthier Florida communities. The four-year project is funded by the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, which supports a nationwide network of about 60 CTSA hubs.

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09/25/2015

Members of the College of Medicine and local health organizations gathered as the executive team of Dance Marathon FSU presented the college with a check for more than half a million dollars. The money was raised during the philanthropic groups 2015 campaign, which brings awareness and funds to help provide research, medical care, and treatment at Children's Miracle Network Hospital and FSU's College of Medicine. The largest student philanthropy group at FSU presents the check to the College of Medicine every fall to help bring awareness to the campaign as students are settling back in to campus.

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