Julie Mestre Brancale

FSU criminology team tackles elder fraud issues

Around the holidays people tend to be in the giving spirit, but there are also scammers well aware of such generosity. The U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau reports that although fraud targeting seniors happens every day, scammers often increase their efforts during the holiday season. Enter Florida State University‚Äôs College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. […]

Faculty and Staff Briefs: November 2016

HONORABLE AND NOTABLE Ken Brummel-Smith, M.D. (Medicine) has announced plans to retire in 2017. Brummel-Smith served as a founding chair of the Department of Geriatrics from 2003-2015. Before arriving at FSU, Brummel-Smith served as the medical director to the PACE Elderplace program in Portland, Ore., and as the Bain Chair of the Providence Center on […]