College News

Antiviral Drug, COVID-19, Pandemic, FDA, Oral Drug, High-risk Patients, Newly-infected Patients, Death, Pfizer, Early Treatment
May 11, 2022
Researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine have published a commentary in the "American Journal of Medicine" on the first oral antiviral drug for high-risk, newly-infected patients with COVID-19.
Medical School, Graduation, Commencement, Diploma, Medical Degree, M.D. Degree, Emergency Medicine, Physicians, Doctors
April 29, 2022
The 64 members of the Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2022 are among the nation's newest physicians. They received their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees at the eighth commencement ceremony.
Pain, Neuromodulation, Surgical Procedure, Operating Room, Neurosurgeon, Chronic Pain, Spinal Cord Stimulation
April 28, 2022
A study led by Julie Pilitsis, M.D., Ph.D., is the first to use machine-learning algorithms in the neuromodulation field to predict long-term response to spinal cord stimulation in patients with chronic pain.
Alzheimer's disease, Dementia, Cognition, Exercise, Prevention, Nutrition, Lifestyle Changes, Sex Differences, Men, Women, Clinical Interventions, 
Risk Factors, Sex-specific Risk Factors, AD, BMI, Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, Cholesterol, Blood Sugar, Sex Differences in AD
April 26, 2022
A study headed by FAU's Richard Isaacson, M.D., is the first to examine if sex significantly affects cognitive outcomes in people who follow individually-tailored, multi-domain clinical interventions.
Pain, Neck, Neck Pain, Spine Surgery, Spine and Neck Surgery, Technology, Degenerative Cervical Spine Disease, Artificial Intelligence, AI, 3D Printing, Simulation
April 21, 2022
FAU and Marcus Neuroscience Institute researchers have developed a technique to improve anterior cervical discectomy and fusion, which shows promise for patients with degenerative cervical spine disease.
University Theatre
April 12, 2022
Florida Atlantic University President John Kelly and Provost Bret Danilowicz will host the University's 53rd annual Honors Convocation on Wednesday, April 13 at 4 p.m.
COVID-19, Pandemic, Tobacco Use, Smoking, Cigarettes, Smoking Cessation, Cigarette Smokers, Nicotine, Quitting Smoking, Stress, Mental Health
April 11, 2022
Researchers found statistically significant and potentially clinically important differences between those who increased and decreased tobacco use during the COVID-19 pandemic.
ADHD, Human Gene Variant, Mutant Mice, Neuroscience, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Brain, Psychology, Genes
April 07, 2022
Mutant mice are providing a new neurobiological framework to understand the brain changes seen in distractible humans who carry a common gene variant associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.
Match Day, Medical School, Medical Students, Residency, Physicians, Physician Shortages, Residency Match Results
March 18, 2022
The Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2022 matched today for their medical residencies during "Match Day." The soon-to-be doctors are helping to address physician shortages in Florida and nationally.
Ringing in the Ear, Hearing, Hearing Loss, Tinnitus, Pandemic, COVID-19, Audiometry, Loudness, Annoyance, Stress, Depression
March 02, 2022
A researcher from FAU and collaborators compared patients with tinnitus before and during the COVID-19 pandemic to assess if the severity of tinnitus was influenced by the lockdown related to the pandemic.
Additional Information
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
(561) 297-4828