USF Health In the News – for the week of September 19, 2011

For the week of September 19, 2011 – 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


Dr. Morgan discusses the link between Diabetes and Alzheimer’s on FOX 13


Dr. Drucker talks about why astronauts can experience blurry vision on FOX 13



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Fear Proves Prime Motivator for Vaccinations

U.S. News & World Report

said Dr. Adewale Troutman, director of the public health practice program at the University of South Florida, who, until recently, headed the Department


US Department of Defense awards University of South Florida $1.59 million for musculoskeletal research (BioPortfolio)

The University of South Florida School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences has received a $1.59-million U.S. Department of Defense award for leading-edge musculoskeletal research intended to benefit active duty soldiers and veterans and improve military preparedness.


USF CAMLS project grows downtown

83 Degrees Media

CAMLS will provide USF with an urban campus space as well as an extremely efficient building for all different types of medical education and training,” says Dr. Deborah Sutherland, VP of USF Health Continuing Professional Development and CEO of USF Health Professions Conferencing Corporation (HPCC).


USF SELECT elevates value of emotional intelligence training

Tampa Bay Business Journal

The 19 students are the inaugural class of USF’s SELECT medical school program and achieved that goal through an evaluation process assessing their


Building a Better Doctor

USF Magazine

“With SELECT, we intend to change the DNA of health care, one physician leader at a time,” says Stephen Klasko, M.D., dean of the USF College of Medicine and CEO of USF Health.


UCH centers join Florida Hospital system

The Tampa Tribune (The St. Petersburg Times, WUSF 89.7 News, Trading Charts)

The Florida Hospital network has partnered with the University of South Florida to achieve those goals and “become a world-class hospital,” Harding said


Infant’s death shines light on practice of medicating kids to sleep

The St. Petersburg Times

can have unpredictable or even toxic side effects, said Glenn Whelan, a doctor of pharmacy and assistant professor at the University of South Florida…


Study: Smartphone apps might not help heavy drinkers drink less

Consumer Reports Blog

Researchers, led by Dr. Amy Cohen, an assistant professor in the mental health policy and law department of the University of South Florida in Tampa


No Proof That Smartphone Apps Help Drinkers Reduce Alcohol Use

Health Behavior News Service

Ph.D., lead study author and an assistant professor in the department of mental health law and policy at the University of South Florida in Tampa


Exclusive: Drug makers pad doctors’ income

The News-Press

Either way, these partnerships should be made public, said Jay Wolfson, a professor of public health and medicine at the University of South Florida…


Study: Infant death may predict subsequent stillbirth

The Tampa Tribune (including 15 additional news outlets: Bloomberg,, Eureka! Science News)

Dr. Hamisu Salihu, professor of epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of South Florida College of Public Health, was a principal investigator for


Miss America 1999 gives tips on living well with illness

Villages Daily Sun

Nicole Johnson, Miss America 1999, holds her crown as she speaks to the crowd at Savannah Center in The Villages on Tuesday during the USF Health in


USF College of Nursing to Host Workshop

Digital Journal (Insurance News, Benzinga)

“Spit Camp Workshop” seminar on October 6th, 2011, which is being co-hosted by the University of South Florida College of Nursing and Salimetrics, LLC



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