College of Health and Human Sciences

FSU researcher receives NIH grant to investigate young adults with childhood histories of social withdrawal

A Florida State University researcher is investigating how individuals who have a history of anxious withdrawal as children and adolescents fare with the pressures of early adulthood. Heidi Gazelle, an associate professor in the Department of Human Development and Family Science in the College of Health and Human Sciences, received a $153,990 grant from the […]

Following the beat: FSU researchers make headway into function of the heart

An interdisciplinary team of researchers from Florida State University, University of Washington and The Ohio State University have discovered previously unknown chemical changes in a protein that contribute to a heart’s ability to function. The team published their findings in the journal eLife. “Our study examines the origins of heart failure and provides new tools […]

Damon Andrew appointed interim dean for the College of Health and Human Sciences

Florida State University Provost Jim Clark has named College of Education Dean Damon Andrew interim dean of the College of Health and Human Sciences. The appointment will begin July 1. Andrew, who will continue to serve in his role at the College of Education, succeeds Michael Delp who announced last year that he planned to […]

FSU College of Health and Human Sciences team receives grant to study diet for healthy aging

A new Florida State University project is looking at how starches found in beans and other legumes might improve gut health and foster healthier aging. The research, spearheaded by Assistant Professor of Nutrition & Integrative Physiology Ravinder Nagpal, is funded by a $242,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The investigation looks at how […]

FSU experts available to comment for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a time to focus on the causes of and treatments for the second most common cancer among American women. About one in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer sometime in her life, according to the American Cancer Society. Florida State University experts are available to […]