USF Health In the News for the week of October 31, 2011
For the week of October 31, 2011 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world
You can access recent television news stories about USF Health here: Media Clips Gallery
Dr. Lewis Rubin discusses pre-term births in Florida on WTVT Fox 13
Dr. Daniel Buffington talks about the FDA drug shortage on WFTS ABC Action News
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Although vulnerability to OCD remains, about half of kids will achieve a complete remission after a few months of appropriate treatment, says Eric Storch, associate professor at the University of South Florida.
Pediatricians Group Urges Routine HIV Testing for Teens
“Our youth are having sex and our youth are getting HIV,” says Patricia Emmanuel, a professor of pediatrics at the University of South Florida and co-author of the report.
CDC Panel Votes to Extend HPV Vaccine to Young Boys
“Vaccination is perhaps the greatest invention of medicine,” said Dr. John Sinnott, director of the Division of Infectious Disease at the University of South Florida. “It is a tragedy that this vaccine has become politicized.”
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Dr. Richter recently joined USF Health to direct the College of Medicine’s Division of Digestive Diseases and Nutrition and the Joy McCann Culverhouse Center for Swallowing Disorders. He also holds the Hugh F. Culverhouse Chair for Esophagology.
St. Petersburg Times
Doctors say it’s a matter of training, time and the preferences of doctors and patients. Many veteran ob-gyns aren’t trained in newer techniques, said Dr. Larry Glazerman, director of the minimally invasive gynecologic surgery program at the University of South Florida.
The Lakeland Ledger
Patients with HGPIN usually have symptoms and go to their urologists, said Kumar, who is also a professor of oncologic sciences at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
The Lakeland Ledger
“We’ve found we can do more complex things than we could before,” said Dr. Lennox Hoyte, a scheduled speaker from the University of South Florida who specializes in urogynecology. “I do a lot surgically now I could not have imaged two years ago.”
If the local community prevalence is lower, pediatricians should offer the test to all sexually active patients as well as to those with other risk factors, such as drug use, according to Patricia J. Emmanuel, MD, of the University Of South Florida, and colleagues on the academy’s Committee of Pediatric AIDS.
The Miami Herald
Catherine Lynch, M.D., is associate vice president for Women’s Health, professor and director of General Obstetrics and Gynecology at the USF College of Medicine. Ellen Daley, Ph.D., MPH, is associate professor at the USF College of Public Health and program director for the Interdisciplinary Graduate Certificate in Women’s Health.
Offering fewer choices often results in fewer calories consumed, says Dr. Denise Edwards, director of the Healthy Weight Clinic at the University Of South Florida (USF).
The good news is that almost half of the children who present with OCD will “achieve a complete remission after a few months of appropriate treatment,” observes Eric Storch, an associate professor at the University Of South Florida.
Bert Fish hospital board to weigh options for future
The Daytona Beach News-Journal
And that’s because of pronounced trends in the health-care world, said Jay Wolfson, an adjunct professor of health law at Stetson University and associate vice president of health law, policy and safety at the University Of South Florida.
American College of Physician Executives UPDATE
As medical schools throughout the country examine the importance of integrating leadership skills into the traditional curriculum, ACPE has created learning opportunities for a group of students at the University of South Florida College of Medicine.
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