David J. Bjorkman, M.D., M.S.P.H.
It is an honor for me to serve as the dean of the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine and a truly transformative opportunity to work with all of you to build the future of this great institution. Read more
CBS 12 Extraordinary People: Legacy for FAU Schmidt College of Medicine Students
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine has announced a $3 million dollar gift to endow medical student scholarships. The historic and generous gift by FAU fauculty member Dr. Morton Levitt and his wife Cynthia will help FAU continue to recruit and educate the best and brightest men and women in South Florida who will become our future doctors.
NEW CHAIR OF BIOMEDICAL SCIENCE SEARCH
FAU announces a national search to recruit a chairperson for the Department of Biomedical Science in the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine. The Department of Biomedical Science has active partnerships involving the Scripps Research Institute, Scripps Florida, the Max Planck Florida Institute for Neuroscience, and the Vaccine Gene Therapy Institute of Florida. The new chair will have the opportunity to build a newly emerging research-intensive department and make a major impact on its future direction and success.
Inaugural Class Enters Year Three and Heads to Hospitals for Clerkships
Following two years of rigorous instruction, hands-on training and shadowing physicians, students in the inaugural class have begun their clinical clerkships at seven South Florida hospitals.
FAU Announces $3 Million Endowed Scholarship for Medical Education
FAU’s Schmidt College of Medicine has announced a $3 million gift to endow medical student scholarships. The endowment will be named the “Dr. Morton and Cynthia Levitt Endowed Scholarship for Medical Education.”
Professor Publishes Review on Aspirin in the Treatment and Prevention of Heart Attacks
Charles H. Hennekens, M.D., Dr.P.H., the first Sir Richard Doll Professor and Senior Academic Advisor to the Dean, has published a review and commentary for clinicians on the optimal utilization of aspirin to treat and prevent heart attacks and the emerging evidence on aspirin in the prevention of colorectal and other cancers.
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