On Television

Students With Diabetes creator Nicole Johnson addresses participants at the group's National Conference
Students With Diabetes Conference Recap
Friendship and facts were the focus of USF Health’s Students With Diabetes’ National Conference. The recent three day event brought together more than 100 young adult diabetics from over 20 states. University Beat on WUSF TV takes you to the Conference and introduces you to all three types of diabetics.

On the Radio

Dr. Stephen Klasko will leave USF Health for Thomas Jefferson University in September (courtesy USF Health)
Dr. Stephen Klasko

In September, Doctor Stephen Klasko will leave USF, where he served as CEO of USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine since 2004. WUSF’s Mark Schreiner spoke to Dr. Klasko about his legacy at USF, his outlook for the University’s future, and why he’s going back to his hometown of Philadelphia to become president of Thomas Jefferson University. You can hear their extended conversation on this week’s University Beat on WUSF 89.7.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

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JDRF's Dr. Aaron Kowalski explains the Artificial Pancreas Project with the help of young clinical trial participants Claire, Michelle, and Charlie. Dr. Kowalski and these children all have type 1 diabetes and wear continuous glucose monitors (CGM) (video courtesy JDRF)

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Dr. Aaron Kowalski talks about his own experiences as a young person with type 1 diabetes and how USF Health's Students With Diabetes can help them adjust to living with the disease.


For more information

Students With Diabetes Conference Recap
Students with Diabetes webpage

Nicole Johnson, MPH, MA, Executive Director
813-396-2678 nicolej@health.usf.edu

JDRF's Artificial Pancreas Project webpage

Dr. Stephen Klasko
WUSF News article on Dr. Klasko's departure



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