Florida Medical Space
 Game Changers  
    Volume III, Issue 39 | September 26, 2014  

  South Florida Healthcare Professionals on the Move:   

  Promotions, Engagements, Appointments & Accolades

From the publisher of FHIweekly,  Specialty Focus & FloridaHealthIndustry.com

Calendar of Current Events

PBCMS presents

Future of Medicine Summit

October 9 & 10

Kravis Center, WPB

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SFHHA presents

Annual Golf Tournament

Mon., Oct. 13, 2014

Ft. Lauderdale Country Club

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SFHEF presents

Healthcare Networking

Thurs., Oct. 16 | 5:30-8 pm

Soyka | Miami

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Maroone Family's Philanthropic Support of Cleveland Clinic FL Tops $10m, Propels Cancer Care  

Weston based Cleveland Clinic Florida announced September 25 that Al and Mike Maroone, co-chairs of The Campaign for Cleveland Clinic Florida, and their families have made a gift to the campaign in support of its Cancer Center. To recognize the family's years of philanthropic support, topping more than $10 million, Cleveland Clinic Florida's new cancer center, currently under construction in Weston, will be named the Maroone Cancer Center.


"We are so grateful to the Maroone family for their generous support of Cleveland Clinic Florida," says Dr. Wael Barsoum, President of Cleveland Clinic Florida. "Their gift will allow us to develop a robust set of programs to support patients and their caregivers, as we bring the cancer resources of the world-renowned Cleveland Clinic in Ohio to our community and to the patients who travel here from around the world."


Cleveland Clinic Florida broke ground last year on the Egil and Pauline Braathen Center, a five-story, 143,000-square-foot building that will house the Maroone Cancer Center and the expanded Pauline Braathen Neurological Center.


"Cleveland Clinic stands for world class healthcare," says Al Maroone, the retired founder of Maroone Auto Group... 


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Vitale Whistle Blower Defense   
Power Leaders in Healthcare Released


The Business Journal has recognized these 96 executives as Power Leaders in Health Care for the great influence they have on the industry in South Florida. They head the most important institutions, including hospitals, academic medical programs, insurance companies, research organizations, and innovative service providers.




Scripps snares $6M to build artificial immune system


Celia Ampel | SFBJ


The Scripps Research Institute in Jupiter scored $5.7 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to build an  artificial immune system, the nonprofit announced Tuesday.


Scripps scientists Thomas Kodadek and Brian Paegel will lead a team studying compounds that might be able to stave off biological and chemical threats.


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