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11/14/2019
Healio

AAA projects that approximately 20% of all drivers will be 65 years of age or older by 2030. During a presentation at the American College of Physicians annual meeting, FSU College of Medicine Professor Alice Pomidor discussed the difficulty in knowing when a patient should hand over his or her car keys. Pomidor went on to discuss how physicians should address the topic.

11/13/2019
Florida Weekly

More than 35 percent of U.S. adults ages 45 and older are lonely based on the UCLA loneliness scale and reported by AARP in 2018. Florida Weekly takes a look at how society got so lonely, the impact of technology, categories of loneliness people typically fall into, loneliness issues unique to Florida, what's being done to address it and more. On page four of the longform feature, FSU College of Medicine Professor Angelina Sutin commented on her 2018 study linking loneliness and dementia.

11/08/2019
Apopka Voice

Community Health Centers, Inc. has announced that Debra Andree will become the health system’s next President/CEO. Andree, who has served as the organization’s chief medical officer since 2015, will succeed Margaret Brennan, upon her retirement in January 2020. Andree is also the Pediatric Education Director at the FSU College of Medicine's Orlando Regional Campus.

11/01/2019
Irish Times

An article in the Irish Times discusses scientists' findings that people who feel younger than their chronological age are typically healthier and more psychologically resilient than those who feel older. College of Medicine Professor Antonio Terraccinao comments on the powerful question, "How old do you feel?"

10/29/2019
Florida Sentinel Bulletin

As a child, FSU College of Medicine alumna Alrick Drummond (M.D. '14) struggled with asthma. Visits to her doctor Elizabeth Yakubu inspired Drummond to impact lives in the same way Dr. Yakubu did for her. Today's she's realizing that goal and is a pediatrician at Children's Health Center.

10/28/2019
TCPalm

The Class of 2021 from the College of Medicine's Fort Pierce Regional Campus visited the A.E. Backus Museum as part of a special Dean's Rounds program exploring the connections between the arts, health care and wellness.

10/28/2019
Business Insider

The FSU College of Medicine Family Medicine Residency at Baycare Health System (Winter Haven) has received accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

10/23/2019
What to Expect

In a recent interview, actress and mother of two Keira Knightley opened up about her struggles with a breastfeeding scheduling and pumping routine. Joan Meek, professor and dean of the College of Medicine's Orlando Regional Campus, commented in a What to Expect article about how moms can best develop a routine.

10/23/2019
Florida Today

College of Medicine alumna Rachel Cartechine (M.D. '11) was featured in FLORIDA TODAY's Know Your Health Pro series and discussed her passion for the OB-GYN field.

10/22/2019
Medscape

Having a vigorous, calm and mature personality during adolescence has been associated with a lower risk for dementia in later life, new research suggests. FSU College of Medicine Professor Antonio Terracciano commented on the study and its findings. He was not involved with the study.

10/21/2019
Florida Flambeau

The Florida State University College of Medicine has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from “Insight Into Diversity” magazine.

10/21/2019
Tallahassee Democrat

Sabal Palm Elementary, located in the poorest ZIP code in Florida, is home to Tallahassee's first community partnership school. It's made up of four community partners including FSU PrimaryHealth, which is providing Sabal Palm students access to health care.

10/17/2019
FSU News

The FSU College of Medicine has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT into Diversity magazine.

10/17/2019
The New York Times

An article in the New York Times discusses scientists' findings that people who feel younger than their chronological age are typically healthier and more psychologically resilient than those who feel older. College of Medicine Professor Antonio Terraccinao comments on the powerful question, "How old do you feel?"

10/14/2019
TCPalm

The College of Medicine's Fort Pierce Regional Campus gathered its faculty members, staff and students for a night of appreciation and academic updates. Select students and faculty members received scholarships and awards.

10/14/2019
FSU News

The inaugural class of students at the FSU College of Medicine's School of Physician Assistant Practice is nearing its December graduation. The class is finishing the first-ever PA clinical rotations at the College of Medicine's six regional campuses.

10/13/2019
FSView

This past week, Dance Marathon at Florida State University hosted its annual Miracle Week, a week of events working to create awareness of hte organization's cause and fundraise on behalf of their Miracle Families. Dance Marathon's fundraising efforts benefit the FSU College of Medicine's pediatric outreach programs and Shands Children's Hospital.

10/10/2019
The Palm Beach Post

Florida's state universities, nonprofit labs and for-profit startups netted $693 million from the National Institutes of Health during the federal fiscal year that ended Sept. 30. That mark eclipsed the previous record of $650 million, set in 2017, according to a Palm Beach Post analysis of NIH data. The article, posted in the Palm Beach Post, highlights UF and FSU's partnership on a $29 million award from the NIH's Clinical and Translational Science Awards program, a project that aims to speed the delivery of medical advances to patients.

10/09/2019
FSU News

Choogon Lee, an associate professor at the FSU College of Medicine, has embarked on a four-year project to uncover molecular secrets about human circadian sleep disorders. He has received a $1.2 million grant from the NIH to aid his research.

10/08/2019
International Medical Corps

College of Medicine alumnus Myron Rolle (M.D. '17) put his residency at Massachusetts General Hospital on a brief hold to join an emergency response by International Medical Corps in the Bahamas to care for survivors of Hurricane Dorian.

10/03/2019
Health24

New research suggests having a pet can help ease the pain of losing a loved one. Having a dog or cat at home was linked to an easing of loneliness and depression. Geriatrics Professor Alice Pomidor was not involved in the study but commented on the results.

10/03/2019
Tallahassee Democrat Chronicle

The Capital Medical Society (CMS) Foundation awarded scholarships to 10 students in their first or second year of medical school at the Florida State University College of Medicine and third and fourth year medical students at the Tallahassee Regional Campus of FSU College of Medicine on the basis of financial need.

10/01/2019
What to Expect

A new mom on Reddit recently shared her frustration with a relative who criticized her for drinking coffee while breastfeeding. Experts weighed in on the issue and while traces of caffeine have been found in breast milk, the amount that’s passed along to your baby is usually too small to have any negative effects, says lactation consultant Joan Younger Meek, professor of clinical sciences at the FSU College of Medicine.

09/30/2019
American Medical Association

During a presentation at the American Medical Association interim meeting last year, John P. Fogarty, dean of the FSU College of Medicine, shared the outpouring of grief following a medical student's suicide and outlined the FSU Wellness Committee's efforts to create a culture that promotes wellness for students.

09/30/2019
FSView

Florida State University, partnered with the University of Florida, received a grant of $29 million which will be used to further develop community-based health research. The grant, which is called the Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA), will allow FSU and UF to share resources and tackle issues such as mental health, maternal health, and child stress.

09/30/2019
SRQ Magazine

At a September ceremony at the College of Medicine's Sarasota Regional Campus, Dean John P. Fogarty recognized the contributions of clinical faculty members. Kathleen Kennedy received the Outstanding Community Faculty Educator Award and Vien Dinh received the Guardian of the Mission Award.

09/28/2019
Tallahassee Democrat

From developing new drugs to combat illnesses to conducting mental health studies to studying advancements in HIV treatment, research faculty at Florida State University are immersed in addressing health concerns of Floridians. Those ongoing efforts now will get a boost as the result of a $29 million grant for a University of Florida and Florida State University partnership by the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program.

09/25/2019
The Ledger

College of Medicine alumnus James E. Pilkington (M.D., '14) returned to his hometown of Lake Wales this summer to practice urology. His return to his hometown is important to the community. Recruiting urologists has been a frequent need in Polk County and urology is one of four surgical specialties in which a 2016 workforce analysis predicts the greatest shortages in 2025.

09/18/2019
FSU News

Florida State University students, faculty, staff and administrators gathered for a spirited cultural celebration of the Latinx community Tuesday, Sept. 17, in Ruby Diamond Concert Hall. Among other Florida State highlights, Miguel Hernandez, interim director of the Center for Leadership and Social Change, said, "Come celebrate with me the fact that our College of Medicine has been recognized for its excellence in diversity and has also ranked in the top 10 for its enrollment of Hispanic students, producing doctors for our community."

09/17/2019
Tallahassee Democrat

Myron Rolle, former Florida State football star, College of Medicine alumnus and third-year neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital — arrived in the Bahamas last Wednesday to provide support of residents impacted by Hurricane Dorian. He is a team member of the MGH Center for Global Health Office of Global Disaster Response.

09/12/2019
USA Today

Myron Rolle, former FSU football star, neurosurgery resident and 2017 College of Medicine graduate, is a team member of the Massachusetts General Hospital Center for Global Health Office of Global Disaster Response. The 10-person team was scheduled to arrive in the Bahamas on Wednesday to support residents affected by Hurricane Dorian.

09/11/2019
Tallahassee Democrat

Sabal Palm Elementary officially became Tallahassee's first community partnership school on Tuesday. The Leon County School District; the Florida A&M College of Education; FSU PrimaryHealth and the Children's Home Society of Florida made a 25-year commitment to school. The partners work together to provide a community school with a wide variety of academic support and enrichment opportunities as well as medical care for the students, the students’ families and the surrounding community.

09/08/2019
Tallahassee Democrat

On Wednesday afternoon, Dance Marathon organizers were on hand to present the College of Medicine with a check for more than $1 million. Earlier this year, more than 1,800 students at FSU participated Dance Marathon and raised a record $2.21 million for UF Health Shands Children's Hospital and the FSU College of Medicine's Pediatric Outreach Programs.

09/04/2019
FSU News

A team of FSU researchers including College of Medicine Professor Antonio Terracciano has received a $2.9 million grant from the National Institute on Aging to identify new ways to detect and treat age-related cognitive decline and dementia.

08/28/2019
FSU News

Alma Littles, Yolany Hyde, Antonio Terracciano, Tim Megraw and Robert Tomko were included in FSU's August 2019 Faculty and Staff Briefs recognizing honors, awards, bylines, grants, service, and other notable achievements.

08/21/2019
FSU News

The Bridge Program recently received a 2019 Inspiring Programs in STEM Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The award goes annually to “programs that encourage and inspire a new generation of young people to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and math.” The college, along with 49 other recipients, will be featured in the September 2019 issue of the magazine.

08/13/2019
Tallahassee Democrat

Alma Littles, the FSU College of Medicine's chief academic officer, was honored in July with a national award named after the first woman to graduate from medical school in the U.S. The American Medical Women's Association presented the Elizabeth Blackwell Award to Littles, which is given annually to the woman physician who has made the most outstanding contribution to the cause of women in the field of medicine.

08/13/2019
WTXL

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08/08/2019
FSU News

For the past four years, FSU has participated in the Tallahassee Future Leaders Academy (TFLA) to provide local teens with a summer employment experience. Carolyn Blue, a senior administrative specialist at the College of Medicine was selected as one of four recipients of this year's TFLA Outstanding Mentor Award.

08/02/2019
The Business Report of North Central Florida

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, in partnership with Florida State University, has been awarded $29 million to speed research discoveries that will lead to improved health for people living in the nation’s third-largest state.

UF and FSU will expand their research partnership with the five-year award, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Program.

08/01/2019
Florida Trend

The UF Clinical and Translational Science Institute, in partnership with Florida State University and the College of Medicine, has been awarded $29 million to speed research discoveries that will lead to improved health for people living in the nation's third-largest state.

07/31/2019
FSU News

The University of Florida Clinical and Translational Science Institute, in partnership with Florida State University, has been awarded $29 million to speed research discoveries that will lead to improved health for people living in the nation’s third-largest state.

07/30/2019
Florida Trend

With a $3.75 million grant from HRSA, the Department of Geriatrics at the College of Medicine will help shape the future of health care in Florida by developing geriatrics training and resources for a wide range of health-care professionals.

07/29/2019
FSU News

With a $3.75 million grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the Department of Geriatrics at the Florida State University College of Medicine will help shape the future of health care in Florida.

07/23/2019
FSU News

Backed by a three-year Bankhead-Coley research grant from the Florida Department of Health totaling more than $800,000, College of Medicine Professor George Rust is working to tackle cancer disparities in Florida.

07/22/2019
Tallahassee Democrat

In a recent article from the Tallahassee Democrat, College of Medicine alumna and family medicine physician Laura Davis (M.D. '13) talks about practicing medicine in the tight-knit town of Blountstown where the "wounds from Hurricane Michael nine months ago are still raw."

07/22/2019
Tallahassee Democrat

Gary Ostrander, vice president for research at Florida State University, wrote an op-ed for the Tallahassee Democrat about how FSU's research endeavors have a profound impact on the Tallahassee community and state. Ostrander specifically mentioned College of Medicine Professor Michael Blaber's work. With funding from the NIH, Blaber has developed an artificial human protein for stimulating cell growth that could provide relief for an incurable eye condition called Fuchs' Dystrophy.

07/19/2019
Business Observer

Lee Health has retained 20 of 24 doctors in Southwest Florida with its family medicine residency program. To attract more doctors to the growing region, the hospital system is collaborating with the FSU College of Medicine to create an internal medicine residency program that hopes to duplicate the same success.

07/19/2019
Naples Daily News

Social services organizations say that as of Thursday, July 17, they have heard of no residents in the migrant community of Immokalee being arrested during publicized operations planned in major cities across the U.S. Javier Rosado, a psychologist and director of clinical research at the FSU College of Medicine's Center for Child Stress and Health in Immokalee, said the stress and fear of arrests and worrying about family separation impacts children's abilities to learn and succeed.

07/18/2019
FSU News

FSU researchers received a record level of funding from federal, state and private sources in the 2019 fiscal year, bringing in $233.6 million to the university to support investigations into areas such as health sciences, high energy physics and marine biology. This is a $7 million increase over the prior fiscal year.