On Radio and Television
The third annual Bank of St. Petersburg "Miles for Moffitt" takes place Saturday, May 10, on the Tampa campus of USF. All proceeds from the event, which includes a 5k race, a 1-mile fun run/walk, children's races, health expo and Survivor Celebration, go directly to researchers at the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center. University Beat takes you to last year's "Miles for Moffitt" and previews this year's festivities as well.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Friday at 7:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Dr. Susan Vadaparampil, a researcher in the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center's Health Outcomes and Behavior Program, describes her feelings on being named on of three Moffit researchers who shared in a 75-thousand dollar Milestone Award. The award, which came from proceeds from last year's Miles for Moffitt event, was shared equally by Dr. Vadaparampil, Dr. Prakash Chinnaiyan, and Dr. Jia Fang.
Last year's Miles for Moffitt included a big surprise for cancer survivor Teri Johnson, courtesy of her boyfriend, Peter Doyle.
For more information
Susan Meadows, Bank of St. Petersburg Miles for Moffitt
813-745-1346 or 1-800-456-3434 x 1346 (Toll Free)