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Teachers receive awards from students
Celebrating Teaching Excellence: Shaping Tomorrow's Physicians
Excellence is the cornerstone of Florida Atlantic Schmidt College of Medicine. This year, we continue our tradition of celebrating medical educators not only for their expertise but for their transformative...
FAU Receives $750,000 Philanthropic  Grant for Alzheimer's Disease
FAU Receives $750,000 Philanthropic Grant for Alzheimer's Disease
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has received a grant from the Carl Angus DeSantis Foundation, which will transform the care of neurodegenerative diseases.
U.S. Patent. Randy Blakely, Ph.D., Maureen Hahn, Ph.D., Addiction, Treatment
Gene Discovery Nets FAU Researchers U.S. Patent to Treat Addiction
An invention in the fields of pharmacology, medicine, neuroscience and psychiatry using a molecular approach to treat addiction has earned Randy D. Blakely, Ph.D., and Maureen Hahn, Ph.D., a U.S. patent.
Geographic 'Hot Spots' for Cigarette, Firearm Deaths in the U.S.
Geographic 'Hot Spots' for Cigarette, Firearm Deaths in the U.S.
A new FAU study shows geographically distinct areas of the highest death rates in the U.S. related to cigarettes as well as firearms, including both assault and suicide over two decades from 1999 to 2019.

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Dr. Leonard Berkowitz
Director of FAU Medicine Primary Care
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Comparing Mental Illness, Gun Violence in the U.S., Australia and U.K.
December 11, 2023
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
November 30, 2023
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.
Suboptimal Follow-up, Prevention in Geriatric Fall-related Head Trauma
November 20, 2023
FAU researchers explored the rates of primary care physician follow-up by older adults with a fall-related head injury resulting in an emergency department visit, risk assessment and preventive strategies.
Project Grow - A Medical Student-run Community Garden
November 09, 2023
A group of passionate medical students and visionary leaders from Florida Atlantic University Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, are championing an initiative that promises to transform our community.
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The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine offers students a variety of educational programs and degrees.
Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine
Florida Atlantic University
777 Glades Road, BC-71
Boca Raton, FL 33431