Navigation Links
UMA Staff and Students Make 'Strides' to Fight Breast Cancer
Date:11/14/2013

(PRWEB) November 14, 2013

In recognition of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, approximately 300 employees students and family members of Ultimate Medical Academy participated in two separate "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walks in Tampa and St. Petersburg, Fla., on Saturday, Oct. 19. Between them, the two UMA teams raised $$8,329.86, well over the combined goal of $5,000.

Ultimate Medical Academy's teams ranked as the second highest company fundraiser in the St. Petersburg walk and the ninth highest company fundraiser in the Tampa walk. The UMA community pitched in by supporting the fundraising events in the weeks leading up to the walk with raffles, bake sales, a hamburger and hot dog picnic, and a "Bling the Accessories" event, in which walk participants accessorized the pink clothing they planned to wear during the walk with sequins, feathers, glitter and more.

The Tampa and St. Petersburg walks were two in a network of nearly 300 "Making Strides Against Breast Cancer" walks organized this month by the American Cancer Society. The money raised from the events will be used to raise awareness of breast cancer and help people reduce their risk of breast cancer, fund research of new treatments and a potential cure, provide free information and services to those facing breast cancer, and to ensure access to mammograms to women who need it.

Several members of the UMA "Making Strides" team have been touched by breast cancer themselves and they walked in honor or remembrance of friends or family members affected by this disease.

As an established provider of healthcare training and degree programs, UMA's students and staff recognize the grave threat posed by breast cancer to women everywhere and the need to develop advanced treatments and work toward a cure.

"Several of our team members took turns carrying the UMA banner along t
'/>"/>

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine news :

1. Fit Body Boot Camp in Stafford Announces the Launch of their Boot Camp Food Drive Benefiting the Houston Food Bank
2. Viewpoints Industry TV Presents October Air Dates for Flagstaff, AZ
3. Congressional Briefing on Mesothelioma Educates Staffers
4. HealthLine Systems Celebrates 26 Years of Support for NAMSS: National Association Medical Staff Services
5. Stratford 360 announces world class addition to executive staff
6. Special Learning, Inc. Welcomes Two New Associate Clinical Directors to Its Growing Staff of Behavior Analysts
7. North Shore Eye Care Adds Ophthalmologists Lawrence Buono, MD Christine Speer-Buono, MD To Medical Staff
8. Progressive Dental Marketing Now Combines Staff Training With Marketing Services for Dental Clients to Improve and Measure Success
9. Cirrus Medical Staffing Makes Inc. Magazine’s Annual Exclusive List of America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies—the Inc.500
10. 5000
11. The 5 Worst Problems Left-Handers Face at School: Thelefthandstore.com Asked Its Customers, Facebook Friends, and Staff
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... 02, 2015 , ... Back packs can be dangerous? Whaaat?! , Not the ... wreck havoc on a kid's spine. With school starting again, most kids will be ... sure you are aware of how to help them prevent injuries by understanding backpack ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... August 01, 2015 , ... The condition where veins ... men and women often causing pain and discomfort. Those who spend a lot of ... and Northeast Houston Vein Center is doing what it can to create awareness and ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... August 01, 2015 , ... Brig and Lita Hart, icons of the ... of their Healthy Home mission with the HOPE Movement of EvolvHealth. In what has ... both companies have agreed to join their missions of purpose together to change the ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... ... Lume Wellness creators Alex, Robert, and Sam have announced update 3.0.1 to ... , The app is designed to track various metrics of wellness, including physical activity, ... health and use this information for positive behavior modification. Lume Wellness keeps track of ...
(Date:8/1/2015)... ... ... On March 19, 2015 Phil Valentine – the Executive Director of Connecticut Community for Addiction ... stepping off Springer Mountain and heading north. Since that day, Phil has hiked over 1400 ... greeted by friends and family. He visited CCAR and left an inspirational message to ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Local AlignLife Doctor Donates Time to Check Back Packs 2Health News:Northeast Houston Vein Center Warns Men about Varicose Veins 2Health News:Northeast Houston Vein Center Warns Men about Varicose Veins 3Health News:Looking for HOPE? Healthy Home Has Evolv’d 2Health News:Looking for HOPE? Healthy Home Has Evolv’d 3Health News:Lume Wellness Launches Health and Fitness Tracker iPhone App 2Health News:Connecticut Executive Hikes Appalachian Trail to Raise Awareness About Recovery. 2
... ... ... ... ...
... ... ... , ... ...
... ... ... ... ...
... shown to be effective in breast cancer packs an effective ... a specific genetic mutation, a study at UCLA,s Jonsson Comprehensive ... when given together proved to significantly inhibit tumor growth in ... mutation that results in an aggressive form of the disease, ...
... scientists studying acute forms of Leukaemia have identified a new ... the growth of diseased cells. The research, reported in ... to genes, which if targeted could prevent diseased cells from ... the University of Vienna, carried out their research on acute ...
... bone mineral density, strength and postural balance due to ... group of women but also for elderly men, says ... and continues "It is well known that the risk ... result of weaker bones, poorer balance and attenuated ability ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:AUA Responds to American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer 2Health News:AUA Responds to American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer 3Health News:AUA Responds to American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer 4Health News:AUA Responds to American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer 5Health News:AUA Responds to American Cancer Society Guideline for the Early Detection of Prostate Cancer 6Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 2Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 3Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 4Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 5Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 6Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 7Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 8Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 9Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 10Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 11Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 12Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 13Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 14Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 15Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 16Health News:Testimony Before the House Committee on Foreign Affairs Regarding the Fiscal Year 2011 Budget Request 17Health News:Marketech Celebrates 25 Years of Service 2Health News:Marketech Celebrates 25 Years of Service 3Health News:Marketech Celebrates 25 Years of Service 4Health News:Marketech Celebrates 25 Years of Service 5Health News:Herceptin and Tykerb effective against a subset of gastric cancers 2Health News:Herceptin and Tykerb effective against a subset of gastric cancers 3Health News:Targeting leukemia cell's gene 'addiction' presents new strategy for treatment 2Health News:Soccer reduces risk of falls and bone fractures 2Health News:Soccer reduces risk of falls and bone fractures 3
(Date:7/31/2015)... CHICAGO , July 31, 2015 ... a press release on July 28, 2015, "Surviving ... Safety Launches Fundraising for Patient Safety." ... last sentence should read: "PPAHS is ... of Patients on Opioids. For more information on the ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... , July 31, 2015 ... decades of experience, the domestic pharmaceutical industry is strong, ... manufacture products to high international standards. One ... known is in sub-Saharan Africa: Morocco has quietly become ... South Africa . Indeed, Moroccan pharma ...
(Date:7/31/2015)... MONROVIA, Calif. , July 31, 2015  Xencor, ... developing engineered monoclonal antibodies for the treatment of autoimmune ... the appointment of Yujiro S. Hata to ... of experience in business and corporate development is a ... , Ph.D., president and chief executive officer of Xencor. ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:PharmaBoardroom Releases New Morocco Pharmaceuticals Report 2PharmaBoardroom Releases New Morocco Pharmaceuticals Report 3Xencor Appoints Yujiro S. Hata to Board of Directors 2Xencor Appoints Yujiro S. Hata to Board of Directors 3
... March 8, 2011 CardioGenics Holdings Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: ... available to its common stockholders and Series 2 Class B ... assist it in obtaining an accurate share count of the ... brokers, banks or other nominees. If you ...
... 2011 Blue Horseshoe, a Carmel-headquartered software development and ... software solutions to Fortune 500 and mid-market businesses throughout ... its scope and using its extensive supply chain experience ... its newest division, Blue Horseshoe Intellectual Property (BHIP). ...
Cached Medicine Technology:CardioGenics Requests Stockholders to Participate in Stockholder Questionnaires 2Software Development Firm's New Intellectual Property Group, Blue Horseshoe IP Creates Solutions to Help Customers Optimize Supply Chain 2Software Development Firm's New Intellectual Property Group, Blue Horseshoe IP Creates Solutions to Help Customers Optimize Supply Chain 3
... Scientifics SAFE-T-FILL Capillary Blood Collection Tubes are ... for a wide range of applications, the ... capillary tube, attached cap and a micro ... draw the blood into the micro tube ...
... RAM Scientifics SAFE-T-FILL Capillary Blood Collection ... systems. Available for a wide range of ... with a capillary tube, attached cap and ... action to draw the blood into the ...
... Blood Collection Tubes are 100% plastic capillary ... range of applications, the Capillary Collection Tubes ... cap and a micro tube.,The capillary tube ... into the micro tube thereby eliminating the ...
... test is an enzyme immunoassay test in a ... a 90-minute incubation. The results are objective ... results. The Bio-Rad Measles IgG test is ... human IgG antibodies to measles virus in human ...
Medicine Products: