BELLE GLADE, Fla. — A radiographer for 24 years, Michelle Bush conducts mammogram tests.
Lynn University earned its first-ever spot on the South Florida Business Journal’s 2019 Healthiest Employers in South Florida list, presented by Florida Blue.
Pharmacy students pitched creative proposals to treat asthma, reduce hospital readmission rates and improve drug performance to three industry executives during an entrepreneurship challenge Friday morning.
April 25, 2019 – JUPITER, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) is pleased to announce the expansion of Cytonics, a biotechnology research and development company with game-changing therapies in the osteoarthritis (OA) industry. The company will expand in Jupiter, yielding a $2.5 million capital investment into the local economy. Supported by hundreds of physicians nationwide, it is a leader in the field of regenerative medicine and is positioned to disrupt the industry with breakthrough discoveries in biologic therapies for joint pain.
April 26, 2019 – JUPITER, FLA – The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB) assisted the expansion of Algafeed, an algal production company located in Jupiter. Algafeed grows high density, nutritional, natural microalgae to be used as live feed for shrimp, shellfish, and fin fish farms. With a capital investment of $6 million, the company plans on adding 40 new jobs to its existing workforce of 13 to meet the increased demand in production, laboratory and administrative needs.
Florida Atlantic University has named Safiya George, Ph.D., as the new dean of the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. She is only the third dean to be appointed in the college’s 40-year history. George previously served as a member of the faculty at Emory University’s Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing until she was recruited in 2015 to the Capstone College of Nursing at the University of Alabama, where she has served as assistant dean for research, director of the Office of Scholarly Affairs, and a member of the advisory board of the Alabama Life Research Institute. She also has served as faculty in the Honors College and faculty-in-residence for residential honors students at the University of Alabama.
Nursing students cared for many homeless people with high blood pressure, high blood sugar and open foot wounds during a recent outreach event at two West Palm Beach parks.
Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias. According to the Alzheimer’s Association, every 65 seconds someone in the United States develops this disease, which causes problems with memory, thinking and behavior.
A team of Florida Atlantic University High School students were recently named Division III state champions in the State Commissioner’s Academic Challenge at Walt Disney World in Orlando.