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June 29


In case you missed them, here are some recent places where the College of Medicine and its faculty and students were in the news.


Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences Robert J. Tomko Jr. received a National Institutes of Health grant for his research to better understand how the proteasome works.

FSU researcher awarded $1-5 million grant to dissect the cellular garbage disposal


The Sarasota Herald-Tribune reported on a private gift that will bring the College of Medicine’s SSTRIDE program to Sarasota.

Grant aims to foster science, medical careers


The Herald-Tribune also published an op-ed piece about the new primary care clinic opening next week in Newtown. It was written by Washington Hill, who was the College of Medicine’s founding OB-GYN clerkship director in Sarasota.

Newtown is a ‘win win’


The Philadelphia Inquirer ran a story by Department of Geriatrics Professor Alice Pomidor about driving safety for older individuals.

A doctor's 4 tips to help seniors keep or stop driving


Business Insider quoted College of Medicine clerkship faculty member Ronald Saff for a story appearing June 22: “Allergies really are getting worse – it’s not just you."

Are allergies worse this year?


Saff also was quoted by Business Insider for a story about ticks that can cause people to become allergic to red meat.

Lone Star tick that causes red-meat allergy


Third-year medical student Tim Walsh is one of 14 people selected for the national 2017 HIVMA Medical Student Program Award.

2017 HIVMA Medical Student Program Award Winners


Health News Florida quoted Department of Clinical Sciences Interim Chair Jon Appelbaum for its story, “Gay Men Still Unable to Donate Blood One Year After Pulse."

Gay Men Still Unable To Donate Blood One Year After Pulse


Dean John P. Fogarty and Associate Dean for Clinical and Community Affairs Daniel Van Durme updated the Tallahassee medical community about the medical school’s plans to build a primary care clinic. Their article appeared in the Capital Medical Society’s recent issue of Cap Scan.

June 2017 Cap Scan


Professor of Biomedical Sciences Mohamed Kabbaj was quoted in a Newsweek story.

What happens when you fall in love? Researchers see brain changes in smitten prairie voles


Tallahassee's ABC and CBS television affiliates ran stories about the College of Medicine’s effort to have first-year med students visit rural communities.

Bus trips give FSU med students glimpse of rural medicine (WCTV)

Meeting the Needs of Rural Communities: FSU Hosts 'RuLE' Tour (WTXL)


The College of Medicine’s Instructional Design & Media Production unit produced two videos – one that captures some of the emotion from the Class of 2017 graduation ceremony, and one that illustrates the reasons behind taking first-year med students to visit rural communities during orientation.

A look at medicine in rural communities

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