USF Health In the News – for the week of March 22, 2010

For the week of March 22, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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Tampa Bay Business Journal

USF names Morrison-Beedy dean of College of Nursing

Dianne Morrison-Beedy was chosen as the next dean of the College of Nursing at USF Health. Morrison-Beedy will join USF Health April 30 from the University…


ABC Action News

Hair transplants for women

…forever?” Marjorie found Dr. George Cohen, a dermatologist with USF Health, who offered a more natural, and permanent solution: hair transplantation.


The St. Petersburg Times

Early lessons about the dangers of sun exposure seem to sink in with kids

So University of South Florida researchers set out to discover how to get older kids to protect themselves. With plenty of carefully crafted motivation…


The St. Petersburg Times

Cardiac screening for Hillsborough teens could help solve a national debate

Physicians at the University of South Florida have had similar experiences with screening their athletes over the past two years, said Dr. Anne Curtis…


My Fox Tampa Bay

Explaining the health care reform bill

But Dr. Jay Wolfson with USF, says the plan has both positives and negatives and lacks a whole lot of detail, “ the devil is clearly in the detail there’s…


Pensacola News Journal

Health battle in Pensacola court

… Court decisions,” said Jay Wolfson, a health care attorney and law professor at Stetson University College of Law and the University of South Florida…


The St. Petersburg Times

Diabetes doesn’t slow Indy Racing driver

Dr. Frank Diamond, a diabetes expert at the University of South Florida, says athletes can face an extra challenge regulating blood sugar, due to physical…


The Tampa Tribune

Experts focus on war-torn countries

“We look to health as being a crucial element of stability worldwide,” said conference co-organizer Tom Mason, a USF professor of environmental and…



New findings reported from University of South Florida describe advances in drug resistance

… resulted in the most optimal properties,” wrote J.C. Garay-Jimenez and colleagues, University of South Florida.


Free Press Release (,

Parkinson`s Disease: New Hope Educational Conference

The Parkinson Research Foundation will be presenting a conference to share information about the PRF Center of Excellence at the University of South Florida, and to provide Parkinson’s disease patients… 


Zikkir (Ethiopian Review)

Sun protection program increases hat use among fourth-graders

… encouraged fourth-graders to wear hats outdoors as a skin cancer prevention measure significantly increased hat use at school, a study by researchers at the University of South Florida College of Medicine…



Dr. Konin named National Athletic Trainers Association fellow

…director of the Sports Medicine & Athletic Related Trauma Institute at USF Health was one of five certified athletic trainers nationwide…



Join USF in celebrating National Public Health Week

The University of South Florida College of Public Health will host a variety of free activities for the USF community and the public during National Public Health Week, April 5…


The Tampa Tribune

Get moving: Health and fitness events

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS: The University of South Florida Alzheimer’s Center and Gulfside Hospice will present a free program, “Alzheimer’s Disease: What…



Memory Screenings

The University of South Florida Alzheimer’s Center will conduct free memory screenings for older adults who are concerned with changes in their memory or the memory of a loved…


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