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FAU Study Examines Accuracy of Adult Body Weight Estimates in the ED
Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examined current methods of estimating weight in the emergency department and their accuracy. Inaccurate estimates could lead to inaccurate drug doses and patient harm.
Dr. Branson Collins with member of the community
At the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health (MIIH) within FAU Medicine, we are committed to making health and wellness accessible.
Comparing Mental Illness, Gun Violence in the U.S., Australia and U.K.
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers found similar rates of mental illness in the U.S., Australia and the U.K., yet significantly higher gun violence deaths in the U.S.
Palm Health Foundation Computational Brain Health Graduate Fellows
Five FAU Ph.D. students have been selected to receive the "Computational Brain Science and Health Graduate Fellowships," through a generous gift of $1 million from the Palm Health Foundation in 2022.
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FAU's Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute Presents 'Brainy Days'
February 21, 2024
Florida Atlantic University's Stiles-Nicholson Brain Institute will celebrate its efforts to advance brain science and health with events throughout the month of March throughout Palm Beach County.
Could Ultra-processed Foods Be the New 'Silent' Killer?
February 20, 2024
An emerging health hazard is the unprecedented consumption of ultra-processed foods in the standard American diet, which may be the new "silent" killer, as was unrecognized high blood pressure in prior decades.
Sandalwood Oil By-product Prevents Prostate Cancer Development in Mice
February 13, 2024
Sandalwood oil has been used for centuries. Now, a study is the first to demonstrate in vivo the chemo-preventive properties of a by-product of the oil in mice without weight loss or noticeable side effects.
Interim Dean Curtis Whitehair, Dr. Lawrence Brickman, Dr. Allison Ferris, and Dr. Jennifer Foster at Ceremony
February 09, 2024
The College of Medicine Faculty Recognition Ceremony, an annual tradition, welcomes affiliate faculty to campus to celebrate their pivotal contributions in teaching and mentoring medical students in the M.D. program.
FAU Study Examines Accuracy of Adult Body Weight Estimates in the ED
January 16, 2024
Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examined current methods of estimating weight in the emergency department and their accuracy. Inaccurate estimates could lead to inaccurate drug doses and patient harm.
Dramatic Decline in Cigarette Use Among U.S. Teens Over Three Decades
January 10, 2024
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers explored overall trends in cigarette smoking in a large sample of U.S. adolescents by gender and ethnicity (grades nine to 12) from 1991 to 2021.
Dr. Branson Collins with member of the community
December 21, 2023
At the Marcus Institute of Integrative Health (MIIH) within FAU Medicine, we are committed to making health and wellness accessible.
Dr. Marc Kantorow with graduate students in research lab
December 20, 2023
This academic year witnessed remarkable progress and achievements within the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine's graduate programs.
FAU Medicine practitioner
December 20, 2023
At the FAU Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, our legacy of excellence in graduate medical education is a source of pride.
Chart with bars on the rise
December 20, 2023
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine achieved a remarkable milestone in research, securing 71 active awards totaling $31.5 million in funding.
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The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
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Boca Raton, FL 33431