Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Frequently Asked Questions
Florida Atlantic University’s Terry Adirim, M.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., chair and professor of pediatrics, Integrative Medical Sciences Department, and senior associate dean for clinical affairs, Schmidt College of Medicine, provides answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19).... more
Unintended Consequence of COVID-19: Cyberbullying Could Increase
Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has taken the world by storm and disrupted so many aspects of life in the United States and around the world. School districts across America are now providing K-12 education online, and an increasing number will not resume face-to-face classes until the fall. As a result, a cyberbullying expert from Florida Atlantic University cautions that there will likely be some unintended consequences that merit attention and response from both educators and parents. Among these unintended consequences: a possible increase in cyberbullying among youth.... more
PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERSHIP PARAMOUNT TO EMERGING CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Schmidt College of Medicine and Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing, in collaboration with the Christine E. Lynn Women’s Health & Wellness Center, Boca Raton Regional Hospital/ Baptist Health South Florida and the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health, have published a commentary online ahead of print in The American Journal of Medicine about the urgent need for public health leadership in the wake of the emerging coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.... more
Stuck at home all day, students are using apps even more than they already do, which could increase cyberbullying. FAU's Dr. Sameer Hinduja, provides tips for educators and parents during the pandemic.
As the world prioritizes social distancing, new FAU research shows that a skin-to-skin, chest-to-chest method of caring for a baby, can positively benefit full-term infants and their mothers.
FAU expert in pandemic planning and response, health care quality improvement and patient safety, and health policy and management, answers some of the most frequently asked questions about COVID-19.
FAU's nationally ranked Hospitality and Tourism Management program is offering a free certificate to industry workers and professionals who may be affected by the COVID-19 crisis.
FAU's Schmidt College of Medicine's class of 2020 is now ready for their next phase of training - medical residency. They celebrated Match Day "virtually" with their classmates, faculty and staff today at noon.
More than one dozen FAU graduate programs are included in the latest U.S. News & World Report's 2021 "Best Graduate Programs."
The Osher LLI at FAU will present a lecture by Barry Weinberg, on Tuesday, March 17 at 4:30 p.m. in the Osher LLI complex at FAU Jupiter.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Florida Atlantic University in Jupiter has announced its course offerings for the spring semester, which begins Tuesday, March 14.
The Osher LLI at FAU in Jupiter will present a lecture by Terry Virts, on Wednesday, March 4 at 7 p.m.
The Research Park at Florida Atlantic University® recently announced that MPLT Healthcare has relocated its corporate headquarters to join the Research Park at FAU.
Home ownership is becoming a more attractive option over renting a home in markets across the country as the likelihood of a housing crash decreases.
Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has opened up a commanding lead on U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders among Florida voters in the race for the Democratic party's nomination for president.
One Key Way to Curb Coronavirus Spread: More Paid Sick Leave
As the coronavirus makes its way across America, imagine you are a waitress with no paid sick leave and children at home. Rather than falling ill from a case of COVID-19, your biggest worry is losing pay, or possibly your job. So, if you don't feel well, you still go to work.... more