USF Health In the News – for the week of April 5, 2010

For the week of April 5, 2010 – 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



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The Tampa Tribune

Pharmacy school a plus for USF and the region

A University of South Florida pharmacy program is good for the entire Tampa Bay region and certainly for the state


ABC Action News (The Orlando Sentinel, The Sun-Sentinel, US Senator Bill Nelson Florida, Midlands Biz, Sourcews World)

Congresswoman Castor announces millions going to USF

Congresswoman Kathy Castor announced Tuesday that USF will receive about $6 million in funds from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act


MSN Money (Tampa Bay Business Journal, Scottrade)

HHS funnels $5.9M to USF for electronic prescriptions

The University of South Florida was awarded $5.9 million in stimulus funding to support its PaperFree Florida initiative, which proposes to make electronic


83 Degrees Media

Tampa USF College Of Nursing Ranks High In NIH Funding

The University of South Florida College of Nursing is gaining ground in the competitive arena of medical research. Three major projects funded by the National…



School of Pharmacy affiliates with Tampa-based CoreRx

One of many steps necessary in building a school of pharmacy was taken last month when USF cemented an affiliation agreement with local pharmaceutical firm, CoreRx…


MSN Money (including more than 17 news outlets including: CNN Money, FOX Business, PR Newswire, On-Demand Enterprise, Tec Trends, Sys. Con Canada)

Stem Cells from Menstrual Blood May Benefit Stroke Patients

Vice-Chair of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair at the University of South Florida Health. “We do know that several trophic factors have been identified post transplant…


The St. Petersburg Times

Medical experts at odds over value of cardiac testing for kids

kid to play — and he would never have had a problem,” said Dr. Sharon Dabrow, a general pediatrician and professor at the University of South Florida…


Tampa Bay Newspapers

Former Miss America lives with diabetes

In addition to school Johnson works at the University of South Florida. She writes for various diabetes publications. She serves on the American Diabetes


The Tampa Tribune

Bad news: Pollen season could last much longer this year

home remedies and force them to see a specialist, said Richard Lockey, director of the University of South Florida’s Division of Allergy and Immunology


The Lakeland Ledger (ABC Action News)

The Pollen Problem: It’s That Sneezy, Wheezy Time of Year

said Dr. Richard Lockey, who directs the division of allergy and immunology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa


The St. Petersburg Times

Quirky weather leads to worst allergy season in memory

who heads the allergy and immunology division at the University of South Florida and is also president of the World Allergy Association


Zvents (, PRLog)

Parkinsons Disease Conference

… Fourth Annual PRF Parkinsons Disease Conference, sponsored by University of South Florida and the PRF Center of Excellence, Teva Neurosciences and…



Vote to help USF get grant for pediatric Care Mobile

The USF Department of Pediatrics partners with Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) to bring the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile to thousands of underprivileged children…



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