USF Health In the News – for the week of March 29, 2010

For the week of March 29, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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Who owns your genes?

“…USF’s Dr. Rebecca Sutphen says that’s because the test costs more than $3000…”


WTSP – Channel 10

Tips to help fight allergy symptoms

“….pollen and blows it through the air,” said USF Health Physician Dr. Richard Lockey, an allergy expert.


The St. Petersburg Times (including more than 24 additional news outlets including: The Miami Herald, The Lakeland Ledger, The Herald TribuneMyFox Tampa Bay, Sun NewsPapers, My Suncoast, The Baltimore Sun, Palm Beach Post)                                                                

USF gets money for new Pharmacy School

The University of South Florida will get $10 million in the next budget to launch a pharmacy degree program, but the money comes with a parochial twist…


The Tampa Tribune

Genetic screenings are no replacement for medical advice

…indicators or future disease risk, says Dr. Rebecca Sutphen, a University of South Florida genetic researcher. “A geneticist is never going to…


The St. Petersburg Times

University Community Health in Tampa, Adventist Health System explore alliance

… relationship with the University of South Florida. UCH has 10 residency slots for medical school graduates and also acts as a clinical site for USF’s medical and nursing students.


The St. Petersburg Times

A Tampa General surgeon learns from his Haitian patients

… plastic surgery resident at the University of South Florida, in my fourth year of a six-year training program. The life of a resident…


The Salt Lake Tribune

More public servants could join detox regimen

Raymond Harbison, a professor of toxicology at the University of South Florida, said while fatty tissues can retain chlorinated hydrocarbons


United Press International (Los Angeles Times)

Kids wear hats if adults around them do

Researchers at the University of South Florida College of Medicine tracked nearly 2500 students at 22 elementary schools. Half of the schools — 1115


The St. Petersburg Times (ABC Action News)

St. Pete officials approve red light cameras

… mentioned by city officials was done by the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health last year. It concluded…



Japanese students learn about athletic training American style

Students from Morinomiya University of Medical Sciences, a private university in Osaka, Japan, visited USF Health March 4 to learn more about how American athletic trainers care for injured…



USF jumps to top-30 NIH ranking in nursing research

 The University of South Florida College of Nursing has achieved its highest research ranking ever from the National Institutes of…


The Tampa Tribune

Heights project faces foreclosure

Plans are moving forward for the University of South Florida to build a training center dedicated to robotic surgery on the property, Booth


The St. Petersburg Times (The Tampa Tribune)

Hillsborough County events

disease are invited to a free community program sponsored by the University of South Florida’s Alzheimer’s Center and Gulfside Hospice on Wednesday


The Sarasota-Herald Tribune

Business buzz: Continents Apart lands national deal

The University of South Florida Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute and the Florida Hospital Zephyrhills both selected the marketing communications firm to develop



ALPFA 2010 Regional Student Symposium

… at USF College of Medicine. The Student Symposiums will bring together Latino students focused on business …


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