USF Health In the News – for the week of August 15, 2011

For the week of August 15, 2011 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world

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Dr. Rubin discusses babies addicted to pain meds on Fox 13


Janie Norman talks about the pros and cons of diet sodas on Fox 13



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$300 downtown Tampa office, hotel complex proposed

Tampa Bay Business Journal

If successful, the new project could kick start the languishing Tampa economy, which has seen some recent momentum in multifamily development and the University of South Florida University of South Florida Latest from The Business Journals New development may spring hope in downtown TampaFrank Morsani: Eager to write a memoirUSF Polytechnic: Autonomy recommended by Polk business, civic leaders Follow this company ’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, or CAMLS, now under construction downtown.


Major office tower and hotel planned for downtown Tampa

The Tampa Tribune

In fact, Trammell Crow is betting that the physicians who fly into Tampa to learn about the latest in medical technology at CAMLS will want to stay at the Southgate project’s new hotel. He is looking for a hotel brand to partner with, he said.


Barbara Morris – Enthusiastic Educator


But it has been her current work as assistant program director for the S.M.A.R.T. Institute at the University of South Florida’s medical school’s orthopedic program where she feels most rewarded.


Chubbier Boomer Generation costly for Medicare

Orlando Bulletin

The first of the baby boomers are turning 65 this year and enrolling in Medicare. The federal health care system is expected to add 2…Knox, an assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of South Florida, who also works at the school s Healthy Weight…


Volusia takeover of EVAC will require workers to be nicotine free

Daytona Beach News-Journal

He is also an associate vice president of health, law policy and safety at the University of South Florida. “A non-criminal activity is going to serve as the basis of an invasive test,” Wolfson said, adding that he’s sure this will be challenged in


Rays’ Sam Fuld back at Fenway, where legend began

Boston Herald‎ (Tampa Tribune)

Fuld, diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes when he was 10, spoke to a group of children with diabetes after a Rays game at Tropicana Field and toured the University of South Florida’s new diabetes center during the last homestand…


Endothelial progenitor cells may repair leaky blood-brain barrier‎

University of South Florida Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair faculty members have received a $2.6 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the potential for cells derived from human bone marrow to benefit



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