USF Health In the News – for the week of May 17, 2010

For the week of May 17, 2010 – a snapshot of our colleagues making news across the country and around the world



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USF Awarded FEMA Grant To Study Firefighter Injury Prevention

83 Degrees Media

The University of South Florida was awarded a $701,173 grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency to research targeted back exercises…


Tampa Bay News Briefs: Highlights of Economic and Business Growth- USF Health Awarded $6 Million Stimulus Grant for Electronic Health Records

FOX Business (and 14 other news outlets including: Red Orbit, Stock House)

USF is one of the first regional initiatives in the nation to invest recovery dollars in a whole new professional work force combining health and


It’s not too late to train for a triathlon

The Tampa Tribune

Collins is a physician assistant, certified athletic trainer and instructor in Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine at USF Health…


Why is my finger popping?

The Tampa Tribune
… the condition does not indicate that you have arthritis. Dr. Barden is an assistant professor of orthopedics and sports medicine at USF Health


Research at Haley yields discoveries

The Tampa Tribune

chief of staff for the research and development department at the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital and professor in the University of South Florida…


St. Joseph’s unveils $75M expansion plan

The Tampa Tribune

Lewis P. Rubin, director of newborn services at Tampa General and professor-in-chief for the division of neonatal care at the University of South Florida…


Herbal incense blend becoming an alternative to marijuana as a “legal” high

10 Connects

“In fact, it may be more dangerous than marijuana,” says pharmacist and USF professor Glenn Whelan. The herbal incense is a rapidly growing trend that


Free Clinics Help Those Without Insurance

The Tampa Tribune

Jay Wolfson, a professor at the University of South Florida’s colleges of Public Health and Medicine, said the nation will feel the financial effects of the


Third Rock for Autism fundraiser set for Saturday in New Port Richey

The Tampa Tribune

Gates open at 11:30 am this Saturday, May 22, for this year’s musical fundraiser benefitting the University of South Florida Center for Autism and Related…


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