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USF Health gets $2M federal grant to improve geriatric care curriculum

USF Health has plans to boost geriatric care and educational curriculum locally in Tampa Bay thanks to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program and partnerships with Tampa Family Health Centers and Byrd Alzheimer's Institute.

CourseDrive app brings mobile tech to golfers, country clubs

A new mobile application for golfers and golf and country clubs, CourseDriver, launched in Florida in 2015 and aims to expand to 600 clubs by 2016.

Moffitt develops genetic test for pancreatic cancer

Researchers at the renowned Moffitt Cancer Center have developed a genetic test that can predict which pancreatic cancer patients will benefit from surgery. The genetic research lends itself to future innovative intervention and treatment options including blood tests that would catch cancer early on. 

Tampa exhibit features photos of sealife, oceans

Marvels of the Reef, an exhibit at the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, showcases “mysteries of the sea” by seven international photographers whose work has appeared in National Geographic,

Johnson & Johnson brings 500 Jobs, $23.5M investment to Tampa

500 new jobs are coming to Tampa with Johnson & Johnson's decision to open its North American shared services headquarters in mid-2016. The company will also be making a $23.5 million investment into the Tampa Bay region. 

Team beer challenge at St. Pete Shuffle to benefit Florida's waterways

Teams of two are invited to compete in the Great Beer Challenge at popular downtown St. Petersburg, Florida destination St. Pete Shuffle. Sponsored by Sweetwater Brewing Company, $5 from each ticket sale for the event will benefit nonprofit Suncoast Waterways.

HART CEO earns White House recognition as innovator in transit

The While House "Champion of Change" program shines a spotlight on Hillsborough Area Regional Transit; HART CEO Katharine Eagan has been nominated in the category "Beyond Traffic: Innovators in Transportation." 

Find a new career at fall job fairs in Tampa, St. Pete

Seeking a fresh start or fresh out of school? Find your new career at upcoming job fairs in Tampa and St. Pete, Florida during fall 2015.

Lakeland Regional Health gets enhanced pediatric care

Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando has teamed up with Lakeland Regional Health in an effort to boost pediatric care in the greater Polk County area. 

Local actors put on 2nd festival in downtown Tampa

The Tampa Bay Theatre Festival Sept. 4-6 is packed with original plays and workshops.

St. Pete startup aims to save lives with surfboard leash tourniquet

OMNA Inc., a St. Pete-based startup company, has launched a line of amphibious tourniquets to help protect surfers and others in the water against devastating consequences from bleeding injuries from shark attack or other enemies.

Eckerd College alum launches eco-friendly sunscreen, cosmetics line

Save marine life by wearing environmentally friendly sunscreen and other skin care products. Stream2Sea, the St. Petersburg, Florida-based startup company, has developed an eco-friendly skin care line.

NY Times columnist Charles Blow kicks off Presidential Event Series at Eckerd College

Charles Blow’s frank discussion of race, social injustice, culture and politics has earned him a considerable following both in the New York Times and as a TV commentator for CNN and MSNBC.
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