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College of Medicine professor wins 2005 Distinguished Teaching Award; other faculty members recognized for teaching, research, advising

A professor of basic medical sciences has been chosen as the recipient of the 2005 University Distinguished Teaching Award. Charles Ouimet, who serves as co-chair of basic medical sciences and is also a professor of biological science, was recognized during the annual Faculty Awards Ceremony on April 11. “I think the key to good teaching […]

FSU scientists develop new tests to detect nut allergens in processed food

Scientists at Florida State University subjected walnuts, cashew nuts and almonds to radiation, roasting, pressure cooking, blanching, frying and microwave heating in an effort to make them safe for allergy sufferers. In the end, the nutritious little nuggets refused to surrender their allergens, but the research yielded sensitive techniques that detect minute traces of the […]

Inaugural FSU College of Medicine students match for residency programs

All 29 senior students in the inaugural class of the FSU College of Medicine received notification today of where they will enter residency training this summer after graduation. Twelve of the 29 graduating students, or 41 percent, are entering residency in primary care specialties, including family medicine, pediatrics, internal medicine and obstetrics/gynecology. Other students matched […]