USF Health In the News – for the week of March 1, 2010

For the week of March 1, 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 Oprah Winfrey Show

Nick Schuyler’s Survival Story

Dr. Mark Rumbak says. “One of the main symptoms of hypothermia is the hallucinations, and you could become very aggressive….”


WebMD (

U.S. Has Racial Gap in Stroke Rate

…spokesman Michael Sloan, MD, director of the stroke program at the University of South Florida in Tampa. “Blacks also have less access to…


News Chief

Ex-Winter Haven resident to be featured on Discovery

Dike was eventually referred to the University of South Florida, where she was finally diagnosed with Cryoglobulinemia, a blood disorder that causes the


Eagle Valley Enterprise

Mystery Diagnosis’ features Eagle woman

…attempt to find a diagnosis, Diane’s doctor sent her to the University of South Florida to seek help, where she was finally diagnosed. Today…


Reuters US News featured in more than 30 news outlets including: (United Press International, Yahoo! Finance Canada, Pharmacy Choice, News Rx)

CSL Behring Receives FDA Approval of HizentraTM, First 20 Percent Subcutaneous Immunoglobulin Therapy

…of the Division of Allergy, Immunology and Rheumatology at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, and…


Business Day

An active rest for learning brain

when you get this transfer of memory,” says Dr. Paul Sanberg, director of the University of South Florida Centre for Ageing and Brain Repair in Tampa


Tampa Tribune (The Miami Herald, Insurance News Net)

‘Invasive’ questions help companies cut health costs

…on the job,” said Wolfson, the associate vice president at USF Health. Employer interest in wellness programs has exploded in the past five years…


St. Petersburg Times

Electromagnetic therapy offers new option for treating depression

…electric shocks.” For the past five weeks, Underwood has come to USF’s clinic on Davis Islands in Tampa almost daily for treatment.


St. Petersburg Times

Amid tight budget, Tampa Bay legislators keep goals focused

…school at the University of South Florida in Tampa. If approved, USF would become the sixth school in Florida to offer a pharmacy program…


Pharmacy Choice

Needy kids get help managing weight

…impoverished area. Since 2007, the program run by the University of South Florida Department of Pediatrics and Ronald McDonald House Charities…



USF neurosurgeon implants new total disc replacement device

Juan Uribe, MD, assistant professor of neurosurgery at USF Health, treated the first patient…



Leadership graduates should work for change, innovator says

… Now that USF faculty members are graduating from the Leadership Institute, it’s time for them to take on a new task: joining the charge to lead…



Looking for a USF doc? There’s an app for that!

iUSFHealth is the new connection to USF Health from your iPhone or iPod Touch. The application…



USF physicians to be featured as guest medical experts on the Focus on Females Radio Healthcare Clinic

Several USF physicians will be featured as guest medical experts from February through April on the Focus on…


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