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June 21, 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:

A Watchful Eye: Lawmakers restrict public spending by university foundations
In February 2016, Mike Morsberger, CEO of the University of Central Florida Foundation, decided to accompany a UCF doctoral student to a global government conference in Dubai...
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Tenure: Longtime Employees at Florida Companies
Longtime employees at several iconic Florida companies reflect on their personal histories — and their companies'.
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Soccer Goals
The ‘beautiful game' is making inroads throughout Florida, but its professional business affairs are — complicated.
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Turning Radius: NASCAR tries to engage Millennials
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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