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COLLEGE MOURNS LOSS
OF FOUNDING DEAN
It is with a heavy heart that we announce that Michael L. Friedland, M.D., the founding Dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University, died on August 13. He will be fondly remembered by his Florida Atlantic University family, South Florida’s healthcare community and the community-‐at-‐large for his numerous contributions in healthcare and medical education as well as his instrumental role in establishing FAU’s independent medical school.
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CHARLES E. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE EARNS FULL ACCREDITATION FROM THE LIAISON COMMITTEE ON MEDICAL EDUCATION
In less than four years since admitting its inaugural class, FAU’s Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine has earned full accreditation from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. Accreditation signifies that national standards for structure, function, and performance are met by a medical school’s education program leading to the M.D. degree.
AWARD-WINNING NEUROSCIENTIST, DR. JAMES GALVIN, JOINS FAU
James E. Galvin, M.D., M.P.H., joins FAU's Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine as Professor of Clinical Biomedical Science with a joint appointment as a Professor in the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. He also serves as the Associate Dean for Clinical Research in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and Medical Director of the Louis and Anne Green Memory and Wellness Center.
Later this year, Dr. Galvin also will assume an administrative and clinical appointment as director of the Toby and Leon Cooperman Center for Memory Disorders and Alzheimer's disease at the Marcus Neuroscience Institute at Boca Raton Regional Hospital.
FAU CELEBRATES FIRST-EVER COMMENCEMENT
CHARLES E. SCHMIDT COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
The Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University celebrated a long-anticipated event today with much fanfare as its inaugural class became the nation’s newest physicians. During the medical school’s first-ever commencement, family, friends, faculty and dignitaries bore witness to this historic event for the University and for Palm Beach County, as 53 members of the inaugural class received their Doctor of Medicine (M.D.) degrees.
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