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$3M NIH grant will fund next steps of research on dance & brain health

February 23, 2023  |   Arts & Culture, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

A $3M NIH grant will help Wake Forest researchers take the next steps in nearly a decade of research that indicates dance can promote brain health.


Keeping the weight off, treadmill not required

December 21, 2021  |   Faculty, Research, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

Teaching older adults how to keep moving – and not necessarily doing structured workouts – after significant weight loss could be the key to keeping the weight off, according to research by Wake Forest University published online today in the peer-reviewed journal Obesity.


Wake Forest School of Medicine to be built in midtown Charlotte

March 24, 2021  |   School of Medicine, Top Stories

Charlotte will soon be included on the list of the largest U.S. cities with a four-year medical school. For months, following the announcement that Atrium Health and Wake Forest Baptist Health have combined to operate as a single enterprise, the discussion around the Queen City has been where a second campus of Wake Forest School of Medicine will be located in Charlotte.


WFU announces Biomedical Sciences and Engineering programs

March 18, 2016  |   Faculty, School of Medicine, Staff, Student, Top Stories, University Announcement

Wake Forest University announced today that new academic programs in Biomedical Sciences and Engineering will anchor the University’s undergraduate presence, referred to as Wake Downtown, in Wake Forest Innovation Quarter beginning in 2017.


Students awarded Gates Cambridge Scholarships

April 7, 2015  |   Mentoring, Research, Scholars, School of Medicine, Student, Top Stories

Wake Forest University senior Abdulmalik Obaid has earned the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, which sends recipients to the University of Cambridge in England to pursue a full-time postgraduate degree.


A dinner dilemma

April 2, 2015  |   Faculty, School of Medicine, Student, Top Stories

“Dining Dilemma,” a program designed to encourage students, especially those planning a health care career, to talk about medical ethics continues to grow in interest and popularity.


School of Medicine to build downtown

December 8, 2014  |   For Alumni, For Parents, School of Medicine, Top Stories, University Announcement

The School of Medicine has announced plans for a new medical education building in the Wake Forest Innovation Quarter. Construction will begin immediately with plans to welcome students in July 2016, coinciding with the introduction of one of the most advanced medical school curriculums in the country.


Professor elected to Institute of Medicine

October 19, 2014  |   Faculty, For Alumni, School of Law, School of Medicine, Top Stories

Wake Forest University Law and School of Medicine Public Health Sciences Professor Mark Hall has been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), a subset of the prestigious National Academy of Sciences.


Building stronger bones one runner at a time

October 7, 2013  |   Athletics, Graduate School, Research, School of Medicine, Student, Teacher-Scholar, Top Stories

A first-of-a-kind study by Wake Forest researchers will address why long distance runners, particularly women, are more likely than athletes in other sports to develop osteoporosis later in life.


So your doctor majored in history?

September 18, 2013  |   Admissions, For Parents, Humanities, Humanities Highlights 2013-2014, School of Medicine, Top Stories, Wake Forest College

A new, rigorous Interdisciplinary Humanities Pathway to Medicine Program offers guaranteed admission to Wake Forest Medical School for up to five undergraduates majoring in the humanities or fine arts.

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