NEWS ARCHIVE


Special Bond: Leading FAU Geriatrician and World War II Hero

By | November 9, 2021

A leading geriatrician and advocate for seniors and a 98-year-old World War II veteran and hero have a common bond: to improve care and quality of life for Americans and people throughout the world.

FAU Expert on COVID-19 Boosters and Vaccines for Children Ages 5-11

By | November 3, 2021

Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 boosters and vaccines for children ages 5 to 11.

EMS Ketamine Use on Patients on Cocaine Raises Intubation 5.75-fold

By | September 29, 2021

FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers explored the sedative used by EMS for 'excited delirium,' a form of aggressive behavior, and the effects of illicit substances on ensuing hospital intubations.

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine Receives $1 Million Gift

By | September 29, 2021

Florida Atlantic University's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has received a $1 million gift from Norton and Anita Waltuch to provide support for medical student scholarships.

'Stop Prescribing Hydroxychloroquine for COVID-19'

By | August 30, 2021

Schmidt College of Medicine researchers reviewed the recent major randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled trials for hydroxychloroquine, finding a lack of significant benefit and some suggestion of harm.

Genomic Surveillance Crucial to Mitigate and Contain COVID-19

By | August 18, 2021

Researchers say that genomic surveillance to mitigate and contain COVID-19 is crucial to detect variants that are different well before they spread throughout the U.S. and the rest of the world.

FAU Medical School Applications Soar to More than 6,000 for 66 Spots

By | August 9, 2021

The 66 members of the Schmidt College of Medicine's incoming class were selected among 6,032 applicants, up 61 percent from last year. They received their first doctor's white coat at the White Coat Ceremony.

FAU Expert Answers Questions about the Delta Variant and Vaccines

By | August 4, 2021

Joanna Drowos, D.O., M.P.H., M.B.A., FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 Delta variant, vaccines and public safety measures.

Experts Urge Health Care Workers to Accept COVID-19 Vaccinations ASAP

By | July 26, 2021

Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.PH, FAU Schmidt College of Medicine, and collaborator, address the clinical and public health challenges for health care workers to achieve high levels of COVID-19 vaccinations.

Study Shows Aerobic Exercise Helps Cognitive Function in Older Adults

By | June 10, 2021

A study conducted on older adults at risk for Alzheimer's shows that a memory biomarker increased after a 26-week structured aerobic exercise training, confirming the beneficial effects of exercise.