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.
BDB’s Life Sciences Advisory Council member Claudia Zylberberg, CEO of Akron Biotech, has been included in the Medicine Maker’s Power List 2019’s Top 100 as one of the Top 25 Business Captains.
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., April 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Zimmer Biomet and RTI Surgical Holdings, Inc. today announced they are donating a supply of dental implants and wound care products to the American Academy of Implant Dentistry Foundation (AAIDF) for an initiative benefitting veterans of the United States Armed Forces. The AAIDF is the charitable arm of the American Academy of Implant Dentistry, a Chicago-based professional organization that advances the science and practice of implant dentistry through education and research support and serves as the credentialing standard for implant dentistry. Under the new partnership, Zimmer Biomet, through its Dental division, donated thousands of collagen wound care products that will be used in socket preservation procedures preparing veterans to receive dental implant therapy. RTI’s donation includes allograft implants that provide options for veterans undergoing dental implant surgery.
Boca Raton, FL (April 17, 2019) – Professionals from the life science industry in South Florida toured a pharmaceutical warehouse responsible for assuring the safe and efficient delivery of medications to dispensing points around the country.
BOCA RATON, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Apr. 17, 2019– TherapeuticsMD, Inc. (NASDAQ: TXMD), an innovative, leading women’s healthcare company, today announced the commercial availability of BIJUVATM (estradiol and progesterone capsules, 1 mg/100 mg) in the United States. BIJUVA is the first and only FDA-approved bio-identical hormone therapy combination of estradiol and progesterone in a single, oral daily capsule for the treatment of moderate-to-severe vasomotor symptoms (commonly known as hot flashes or flushes) due to menopause in women with a uterus. BIJUVA offers a proven balance of bio-identical estradiol to reduce moderate to severe hot flashes combined with bio-identical progesterone to reduce risks to the endometrium. Please see Important Safety Information, including Boxed Warning, for BIJUVA below.