NEWS ARCHIVE


FAU to Make Thousands of Face Shields for Baptist Health South Florida

By | April 8, 2020

FAU engineers have developed a disposable face shield that only requires clear polyester plastic, elastic fabric bands, and a laser cutter. Unlike 3D printed solutions, this process is simple and quick.

FAU Medicine Offers Virtual Activities to Manage Stress, Stay Healthy

By | April 7, 2020

The FAU Medicine Wellness Hub now offers online classes, lectures and workshops. These tools are free and open to the public, but registration is required.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Frequently Asked Questions

By | March 20, 2020

FAU expert in pandemic planning and response, health care quality improvement and patient safety, and health policy and management, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19.

FAU's Soon-to-be Physicians Celebrate Match Day 'Virtually'

By | March 20, 2020

FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2020 is now ready for their next phase of training - medical residency. They celebrated Match Day "virtually" with their classmates, faculty and staff today at noon.

Public Health Leadership Paramount to Emerging Coronavirus Pandemic

By | March 19, 2020

FAU researchers and collaborators have published a commentary in 'The American Journal of Medicine' about the urgent need for public health leadership in the wake of the emerging coronavirus pandemic.

FAU Makes 'U.S. News & World Report' Lists for Best Graduate Programs

By | March 17, 2020

More than one dozen FAU graduate programs are included in the latest U.S. News & World Report's 2021 "Best Graduate Programs."

FAU Emergency Medicine Resident Physicians Train for Coronavirus

By | March 6, 2020

With seven reported cases in Florida to-date, FAU emergency medicine resident physicians prepared for the threat of a coronavirus contagion using a simulated or "mock" disaster scenario at FORTS Medical.

Could This Toothpaste Prevent a Heart Attack or Stroke?

By | February 24, 2020

A study by FAU and collaborators shows Plaque HD®, the first toothpaste that identifies plaque so that it can be removed with directed brushing, significantly reduces inflammation throughout the body.

Neighborhood Features and Genetic Risk Interact to Affect Cognition

By | February 19, 2020

A new FAU study is the first to examine how neighborhood environment affects cognition in older adults based on their genetic risk for Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

Researchers Challenge New Guidelines on Aspirin in Primary Prevention

By | February 17, 2020

New guidelines recommend aspirin use in primary prevention for people ages 40 to 70 years old who are at higher risk of a first cardiovascular event, but not for those over 70.