USF Health In the News – for the week of February 15, 2010

For the week of February 15, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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New York Times

Taking a Chance on an MRI

 “These devices have electronics in them,” Dr. Ann Curtis, chief of cardiology at the University of South Florida, said in an interview


MSNBC Health (Yahoo! News, LiveScience, Softpedia, The News-Press)

Heavy kids, heavy emotions

Eric Storch of the Departments of Pediatrics and Psychiatry at the University of South Florida. “With kids who are overweight they internalize…

Has the pressure of doing well on school exams gone too far?

Kathleen Armstrong is a clinical psychologist in University of South Florida‘s department of pediatrics division of child development… (Ethiopian Review, EurekAlert!, RedTram International)

Breaking through the glass ceiling in the operating room

…Ross, assistant professor of surgery and director of surgical endoscopy at USF Health. More than 50 percent of medical students are now…


Medical News Today (, MediLexicon)

National Symposium Feb. 27 Aims To Attract, Advance Women In Surgery

A decade later, when the University of South Florida surgeon interviews aspiring surgeons about their career plans…


Naperville Sun

Red-light camera protests picking up

…suggest the opposite.” He referenced a May 2008 study done by the University of South Florida, which claims red-light cameras lead to an increase…


Environmental Health News

Ten Scientists Selected to Communicate Environmental Health Science

Giffe Johnson, Ph.D., is a research assistant professor at the University of South Florida in the College of Public Health. Dr. Johnson conducts human…


Tampa Bay Business Journal

Women in business roundup

The University of South Florida and Tampa General Hospital will sponsor a national symposium on Feb. 27 “intended to bring to the forefront the challenges…



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