USF Health In the News – for the week of April 26, 2010

For the week of April 26, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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Federal grant funds USF move to electronic medical records, 100 jobs

83 Degrees Media

… paper is the saving of trees. Now a $6 million federal grant awarded to the University of South Florida to fund a project called PaperFree Florida, is touted as having the potential to save lives as well as create jobs


Antibiotic regimen found effective for Chlamydia-induced reactive arthritis

Japan Herald (including more than 25 news outlets worldwide including: Argentina Star, News Track India, Daily India, Med Compare)

… a major step toward management, and possibly cure, of this disease, a federal multicenter clinical trial led by the University of South Florida College of Medicine


Small investments pay big dividends in protecting workers’ health

Tampa Bay Business Journal

now to keep the workplace productive, said Pandis and Dr. John Sinnott, director of infectious diseases and international medicine at USF Health.


Crashes increase at corners where traffic cameras are rolling

The Tampa Tribune (The Palm Beach Post)

There are conflicting studies, but a 2008 report by researchers at the University of South Florida showed that accidents at intersections with cameras


Demographics may play role in who gets joint surgery

The St. Petersburg Times

Dr. Richard Roetzheim, who has studied health disparities at the University of South Florida for the past 20 years and also is co-leader of the new Center


Eye Drug Injection Helps With Diabetes Vision Loss

The Lakeland Ledger

These findings are leading University of South Florida investigators, involved in a separate study of Lucentis, to alter the rules by offering that


As red light cameras grow more popular, an academic dispute at USF simmers

The St. Petersburg Times (Silobreaker)

An academic spat among University of South Florida researchers is muddying the debate about the growing use of red light cameras at Tampa Bay


Riverview man accused of airplane threats under observation

The St. Petersburg Times

on the dose or frequency of doses,” said Dr. Daniel Buffington, a clinical pharmacologist with the University of South Florida college of medicine…


Dr. Fenske elected president of Noah Worcester Society


Dr. Neil A. Fenske, professor and chair of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery at USF Health, was elected 2010 president of the Noah Worcester Dermatological Society at the society’s 52nd annual meeting April 21 to 25 in Amelia Island…


Nursing his passion


…has become the foundation for his life s goal. A senior in USF’s nursing program, Clark is passionate about serving humanity as a health care…


Michael Knox, PH.D presents


…  a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Mental Health, Law and Policy, Department of Internal Medicine and the Department of Global Health at the University of South Florida…


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