Online Chair Yoga Viable for Isolated Older Adults with Dementia
During the pandemic, FAU researchers evaluated a remotely supervised online chair yoga intervention for older adults with dementia and measured clinical outcomes virtually via Zoom under the remote guidance.
FAU, Hospital Partners Strategize on Medical Residencies, Fellowships
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine and hospital leaders met to strategize and outline the next phase for graduate medical education and residency programs in Palm Beach County, which they will launch in the fall.
FAU Health Network Quickly Adds More Partners
Several South Florida leading hospitals and patient care providers have joined the FAU Health Network's groundbreaking collaboration to greatly benefit the region.
Alarming Increases in Deaths from Alcoholic Cirrhosis in the U.S.
FAU Schmidt College of Medicine researchers conducted an original research study comparing trends in mortality from alcoholic cirrhosis in the U.S. in 1999 with those 20 years later in 2019.
FAU Announces Formation of FAU Health Network
Three South Florida counties will soon be served by an academic health network that is a true collaboration of the region's leading public and private academic and medical leaders.
FAU Awarded $1 Million Grant to Help Prevent Injury, Death from Falls
Schmidt College of Medicine researchers will investigate several emergency department-based prevention strategies in older patients at high risk for recurrent falls and injury to improve patient outcomes.
FAU Receives $28 Million Scholarship Gift to Support Medical Education
FAU has received the largest scholarship gift in its history from John and Ann Wood in memory of their son, Robert A. Wood, to support students in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine.
New Oral Antiviral Drug Reduces Death in Early COVID-19
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.
It's Official, They're Doctors!
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.
AI Could Predict Ideal Patients for Spinal Cord Stimulation
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.