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After nearly 59 years of marriage, Joe and Jean Subers die together: Dr. Donna Cohen Interviewed by Gainesville Sun
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 Dr. Cohen is one of the foremost authorities on how older persons and family members cope with aging and chronic illness. According to her research, an elderly murder-suicide occurs about every two weeks in Florida, which has one of the nation's highest percentages of seniors in its population.
Dr. Elizabeth Perkins Awarded Fellow Status from the Gerontological Society of America
Thursday, May 12, 2016 GSA is the world's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging.
Maricel Hernandez, CFS Fiscal & Business Specialist, Receives USF Outstanding Staff Awards
Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Each year, the University of South Florida System's Outstanding Staff Awards Program recognizes exceptional employees who demonstrate a commitment to the pursuit of excellence and a level of performance that exceeds the values and standards of the university.
Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2016 has recognized CFS's Dr. Elizabeth Perkins as a Tiara Tuesday Recipient
Friday, May 6, 2016 Ms. Wheelchair Florida 2016 Heather Taylor is showcasing inspirational stories during her Tiara Tuesdays series, in which she recognizes individuals who are servant-hearted, empowers individuals with disabilities, has any type of disability, and is willing to have their story shared to help raise awareness and motivate others for positive change.
Dr. Donna Cohen Interviewed by National Right to Life News Today
Monday, May 2, 2016 While rare, Dr. Cohen says homicide-suicide among the elderly appears to be on the rise.
VA Smart Home Project Team & RMHC Faculty William Kearns Place Third in National Competition
Thursday, April 28, 2016 The the National Brain Trust competition was part of a summit hosted by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Center for Innovation to help facilitate national, partnership-based solutions in the general areas of mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).
Dr. Norín Dollard Discusses Parental Incarceration with Pensacola News Journal
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 “The numbers are quite staggering,” said Norín Dollard, director of Florida KIDS COUNT. “It’s a much bigger deal than I think a lot of people are accustomed to thinking about. The acts of crime and the cost of incarceration are very familiar, but the children who are left behind and the cost to them isn’t as well understood.”
Suicide among the Elderly: Dr. Donna Cohen Interviewed by Orlando Sentinel
Monday, April 25, 2016 USF professor Donna Cohen, who researches homicide and suicide among the elderly, said that suicide pacts and mercy killings are a statistical anomaly.
New Report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation Reveals that Florida has the Third Largest Number of Children who have Experienced Parental Incarceration
Monday, April 25, 2016 According to a new report by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, A Shared Sentence: The Devastating Toll of Parental Incarceration on Kids, Families and Communities, 312,000 of Florida’s children have experienced the separation of a parent due to incarceration.
Autism Awareness Month: CARD-USF Profiled on WFLA
Friday, April 22, 2016 CARD-USF's Liz Burke shares how businesses across Tampa Bay are partnering with the Center for Autism and Related Disabilities at USF to become more autism-friendly by not only serving customers with autism, but hiring individuals with autism through a special internship program with students from the Learning Academy at USF.
ABA Program Director Dr. Ray Miltenberger Provides TedX Talk on How to Keep Kids Safe from Guns
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Dr. Miltenberger has been doing research for over a decade to figure out how to keep kids safe from guns. One solution is to teach safety skills to children, which he discussed as an "Ingenuity 2016 Speaker" for a TedxBocalRaton event.
Autism Awareness Month: CARD-USF Profiled on Fox 13 News
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 CARD-USF's Liz Burke shares information with Fox 13 News on the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF, a community-based project that provides information and consultation to individuals diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders and related disabilities.
Dr. Tom Massey Quoted in Tampa Tribune reguarding Anti-bullying
Monday, April 18, 2016 Dr. Tom Massey, CFS Professor and Hillsborough County Anti-Bullying Advisory Committee Chair, helped host important Town Hall discussion April 18 on anti-bullying. Special guests included “The Blind Side” star Quinton Aaron and Hillsborough community leaders.
Dr. Karen Berkman Interviewed on WFLA
Monday, April 18, 2016 She spoke regarding safety bracelets for individuals with autism.
Dr. Mary Lindsey Receives the Avima D. Lombard Award at HIPPY National Leadership Conference
Friday, April 15, 2016 The award is presented to a HIPPY staff person at a local, state, or national program office in the United States whose professional services have made a significant contribution to HIPPY and to improving the lives of young children and their families.

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