Byrd Alzheimer's C.A.R.E. Center / Student Redistricting

Byrd Alzheimer's C.A.R.E. Center

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute is opening the doors on its new “Center for Memory C.A.R.E.” University Beat on WUSF TV takes you inside the facility that hopes to change the diagnosis and treatment of memory disorders, not just for patients, but also their caregivers.

Student Redistricting

Once a decade, Florida lawmakers take up the onerous task of redrawing the borders of the state’s legislative districts. Now, USF political science students are getting in on the redistricting act by designing their own maps as a class assignment. This week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7 plots out all the details.

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USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute CEO/Scientific Director, Dr. Dave Morgan, talks about the five major components that make up the new "Center for Memory C.A.R.E."

Dr. Dave Morgan explains how the Center's high-tech PET scanner works.

Sherrill Tomasino, the Board Chair for the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, had to help take care of her parents when both were diagnosed with Alzheimer's. She shared some of the physical and mental challenges caregivers face.

More Information: 

Byrd Alzheimer's C.A.R.E. Center
USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute Center for Memory C.A.R.E. website
Student Redistricting
Susan MacManus
Distinguished Professor, USF Political Science

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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