NEWS ARCHIVE


U.S. Drug-related Infant Deaths More than Doubled from 2018 to 2022

By | June 4, 2024

A study by FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine shows that drug-involved infant deaths in the U.S. more than doubled (120% increase) from 2018 to 2022, with the greatest proportion of deaths in 2021 (25.8%).

FAU Hosts Inaugural Amyloid Related Diseases Summit

By | May 17, 2024

The summit brought together leading scientists in the field across North America and Europe to discuss the latest research and advancements in the study of amyloid-related diseases.

Alarming Rise of Electronic Vaping Use in U.S. Adolescents

By | May 13, 2024

Researchers explored temporal trends for ninth through 12th grades among 57,006 adolescents and found that vaping has significantly increased by more than three-and-one-half times from 2015 to 2019.

60% of Women with Disabilities View Cannabis as a 'Harmless' Drug

By | May 7, 2024

FAU researchers from the Schmidt College of Medicine assessed the perceived risk of harm associated with weekly cannabis use by disability status in a sample of 20,234 women ages 18 to 49.

FAU Celebrates 10 Years of Conferring M.D. Degrees

By | May 6, 2024

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine celebrated the nation's newest physicians and biomedical researchers during the commencement ceremony, which marked 10 years of conferring M.D. degrees.

FAU Honors 2024 Hall of Fame Inductees and Distinguished Alumni

By | April 26, 2024

Florida Atlantic University Alumni and Community Engagement recently hosted its annual Hall of Fame & Distinguished Alumni Award Ceremony and Reception.

FAU Announces Winners of 2024 'Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition'

By | April 25, 2024

Florida Atlantic University has announced the winners of the eighth annual Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) Competition hosted by the Graduate College

Choosing Over the Counter Drugs for COVID 19? It's Complicated

By | March 19, 2024

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers and academic colleagues took a closer look at both the potential benefits and risks of acetaminophen, NSAIDs and aspirin to treat mild symptoms of COVID-19.

FAU Celebrates 10 Years of 'Match Day' with Soon-to-be-Physicians

By | March 15, 2024

During the special Match Day ceremony, FAU's soon-to-be-physicians learned where they will fulfill their dreams for medical residency training, required to become board certified.

Study Shows Social Factors of Low U.S. Breast Cancer Screening

By | March 4, 2024

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers examined social determinants of health and health inequities to identify the key factors that hinder breast cancer screening in women aged 40 and older in the U.S.