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September 24, 2018

Amy Martinez

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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:

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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Naked truth: Clearwater lawyer Luke Lirot defends the adult entertainment industry
In 1990, Clearwater lawyer Luke Lirot started his own law firm specializing in First Amendment and criminal defense cases.
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Hospital leaders in Florida take on the competition
NCH's Allen Weiss combines number-crunching with a focus on prevention. “What's disappointing and a little surprising is that our nation is not embracing prevention. We need economic incentives to get people to do healthy things. And we need to reward physicians and hospitals for keeping people healthy,” Weiss said.
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