April 23, 2018

Amy Martinez

Florida Trend Associate Editor •

Amy Martinez
Amy Martinez

Amy Martinez writes about a variety of business topics in Florida, including education, health care and technology. She also writes a monthly news column on Florida's legal sector. An American Studies graduate of Florida State University, Amy began her business journalism career in 1996 at The Miami Herald. She went on to work at the Palm Beach Post, Raleigh News and Observer and Seattle Times. Amy joined Florida Trend in St. Petersburg as an associate editor in 2014.

Articles by Amy Martinez:

The ‘beautiful game' is making inroads throughout the state, but its professional business affairs are — complicated.
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NASCAR is trying to respond to the challenge faced by almost all spectator sports — how to engage Millennials.
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Closing the Cancer Gap Abroad
A new initiative targets treatment and prevention abroad.
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Making Headway: Researchers Tout Advances in Cancer Care
From drug treatments to preventive medicines, researchers tout advances in cancer care. In 2009, Dr. Beth-Ann Lesnikoski became the first medical director of the breast institute at JFK Medical Center in Palm Beach County.
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Wider Approval
The FDA takes a broader approach to approving drug therapy.
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Cancer Care: A Cure at a Cost
Re-engineering T-cells to fight tumors proves successful at fighting cancer.
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Special Operations, Special Gear
Tampa tech incubator SOFWERX develops solutions to problems faced by special ops troops.
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Wounded Warrior Project
Jacksonville's Wounded Warrior Project became a marquee name in raising money for injured war vets. But after criticism of its spending practices, it's having to restore donor trust.
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Extending a hand: Florida's Puerto Rican Bar association reaches out to law students on the island
In 1992, Richard Robles was a commuter student at Florida International University when Hurricane Andrew struck southern Miami-Dade County...
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Floridian of the Year: Kiran Patel: ‘First, I give to charity'
Tampa entrepreneur Kiran Patel has made hundreds of millions of dollars growing and selling health care companies...
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