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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Florida State University Senior Barbara Dietrick has studied in the laboratory of Biomedical Sciences Associate Professor Timothy Megraw. Dietrick also is a member of the American Medical Women's Association at FSU.

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A radio ad featuring the FSU College of Medicine’s Pensacola Regional Campus.

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 A radio ad featuring the FSU College of Medicine’s Pensacola Regional Campus.

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In the second part of his lab’s recent one-two punch, Florida State University researcher Daniel Kaplan said he has solved a cell division mystery in a way that will intrigue the makers of cancer-fighting drugs. The key, said Kaplan, a College of Medicine Department of Biomedical Sciences researcher, is a protein called Treslin.

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Members of the Florida State University College of Medicine Class of 2019 receive white coats in a traditional ceremony symbolizing the importance of compassionate care for patients and the scientific proficiency expected of physicians.

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FSU's College of Medicine is one of only nine in the nation with a Department of Geriatrics dedicated to educating, serving, and providing care to the elderly. It is now one of two colleges in the state to receive a multimillion dollar grant as part of the National Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program. Professor of Geriatrics, Dr. Ken Brummel-Smith, and Chair to the department, Dr. Paul Katz, explains what this grant means to the department and the College of Medicine.

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Local health community leaders, including FSU College of Medicine Professor Dr. Heather Flynn, are hoping to get more input about major issues of concern to people living in the Frenchtown and Southside areas. They’re also hoping more people will join a Community Advisory Council looking into such issues.

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Researchers are enlisting the help of black churches and federally funded nutrition programs in the quest to identify young children who may show signs of autism. The National Institute of Mental Health has awarded $10.4 million to a team of researchers led by FSU College of Medicine Distinguished Research Professor Amy Wetherby to implement a community-based approach to early intervention.

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Teenagers who mistakenly perceive themselves as being overweight are more likely to become obese in young adulthood, according to a new study by Florida State University College of Medicine researchers Angelina Sutin and Antonio Terracciano.

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A Florida State University College of Medicine researcher has documented a way in which the two hormones work together to protect low-testosterone males from the effects of anxiety and depression.

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Graduating students in the Florida State University College of Medicine Class of 2015 received notification today of where they will enter residency training this summer. This FSU College of Medicine class will be the 11th to graduate from the medical school, which first enrolled students in 2001.

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The FSU College of Medicine’s Class of 2015 was sent off to the next step of their medical training during the college’s Match Day.

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A group of Ukrainians involved in health care legislation visit Tallahassee to learn from Florida health care experts under a cultural exchange program arranged by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI), a program for learners over 50 sponsored by Florida State University.

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In his new book, Medical Monopoly: Intellectual Property Rights and the Origins of the Modern Pharmaceutical Industry, Joe Gabriel, of the FSU College of Medicine, shows how the modernization of American medicine was bound up in the ownership, manufacture, and marketing of drugs.

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Kimberly Driscoll, assistant professor of behavioral sciences and social sciences at the College of Medicine, co-authored a paper to determine if more school personnel should be allowed to help monitor and assist children with Type-1 Diabetes.

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Nearly 150 eighth through 10th-graders from five counties across Florida earned their CPR certification Jan. 23 as participants in the Florida State University College of Medicine’s SSTRIDE program.

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For the first time, toddlers with autism have demonstrated significant improvement after intensive intervention by parents rather than clinicians, according to a new FSU College of Medicine study published online in the journal Pediatrics.

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Martin Wood, director of the FSU College of Medicine’s Charlotte Edwards Maguire Medical Library, is interviewed about 'World Diabetes Day.’

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FSU College of Medicine Geriatrics Professor Alice Pomidor was interviewed for a segment on senior driving on the SiriusXM show called "Healthy Aging”. She talked about the new partnership between the AGS and NHTSA and discussed concerns assessing and counseling senior drivers.


Pickleball might sound like an odd word, but it is a new sport that many senior citizens are playing to stay active and social. Dr. Alice Pomidor, professor of geriatrics at the FSU College of Medicine, says pickleball is a great workout for balance, endurance, flexibility and strength.


Researchers have found that teenage boys tend to make riskier decisions than girls or adults. The research was led by Pradeep Bhide, a Florida State University College of Medicine neuroscientist and director of the Center for Brain Repair.

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Florida State University College of Medicine neuroscientist Pradeep Bhide brought together some of the world’s foremost researchers in a quest to explain why teenagers — boys, in particular — often behave erratically.

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Florida State University’s College of Medicine welcomes 120 first-year medical students into medical school with its annual white coat ceremony.

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FSU plays host to the inaugural Florida Brain Symposium. The two-day event featured neuroscientists from around the state, sharing their studies dealing with brain injuries and better ways to fight against diseases such as alzheimer’s and dementia.

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Florida State senior softball player Kelly Hensley will play her final collegiate softball games for Florida State this season. Hensley is giving up the opportunity to play professional softball to pursue a career in medicine at FSU's College of Medicine.

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Prenatal exposure to nicotine could manifest as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in children born a generation later, according to a new study by Florida State University College of Medicine researchers.

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Graduating students in the Florida State University College of Medicine Class of 2014 received notification of where they will enter residency training this summer in a special Match Day ceremony.

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With the help of a five-year, nearly $2.5 million National Institutes of Health grant, Florida State University researchers are spearheading a project that will screen infants who are only 12 months old using smart technology that can search simultaneously for both autism and communication delays.

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The Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare Board of Directors and the Florida State University College of Medicine announced plans to create a general surgery residency program in Tallahassee.

General Surgery Residency Program


James Olcese, Ph.D., an FSU College of Medicine Associate Professor, is tackling a new and inventive way to slow down or stop preterm labor.

Pre-term labor


Despite medical and technological advancements, Alzheimer’s researchers are still on a quest to catch this disease and others like it much sooner. Dr. Pradeep Bhide, director of the Center for Brain Repair at the FSU College of Medicine, says the app could be a major advancement in healthcare for movement disorders like Dystonia, Parkinson’s and Huntington’s.

Alzheimer's App


An FSU College of Medicine associate professor of cell biology, Yanchang Wang, recently received a one million dollar grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his research on cell division.

Cell Division Research


As open enrollment for health care exchanges nears, Marshall Kapp, director of the Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law at Florida State University College of Medicine, discusses his perspective of the Affordable Care Act on 1320 WILS.

Affordable Care Act


Post Doctoral Scholars, better known throughout the world of higher education and research as "Post Doc", are some of the most important people on campus. At a comprehensive, elite research university such as Florida State, post docs direct some of the most significant research being conducted.

Post Doctoral Scholars


Marshall Kapp, director of the Florida State University Center for Innovative Collaboration in Medicine and Law, talks about privacy controls guarding personal information collected by those who help people sign up for health insurance.

Health Policy


Florida State University’s colleges of law and medicine are among the 10 best in the nation for Hispanics, according to Hispanic Business.

Top 10 for Hispanics


Florida State University College of Medicine researcher, Mohamed Kabbaj, is learning more about why the anesthetic drug Ketamine requires a higher dosage to improve depression in males than females.

Antidepressant Effects


Each year, the Department of Transportation tries to warn people not to drive drowsy, but FSU College of Medicine Professor Dr. Alice Pomidor says a more effective way to reach people might be through their cell phones.

Drowsy Driving


Jeff is joined by Dr. Jacob VanLandingham, assistant professor at FSU's College of Medicine, to discuss the concussions that ail football players, and what's being done to treat them.


Eric Laywell, an associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, has received a $430,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to explore a new therapeutic agent and treatment method for brain cancer.

Grant from the NIH


On July first, TMH stopped using the purple “Do Not Resuscitate” wristbands on patients who’d chosen to not be resuscitated if their heart or breathing stopped. Dr. Ken Brummel-Smith, chair of Florida State University’s Department of Geriatrics, is interviewed in this story.

TMH 'DNR' Wristbands