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Congresswoman Castor, USF Health host diabetes roundtable discussion

Henry Rodriguez, MD, clinical director of the USF Diabetes Center, joined U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor at USF recently to host a roundtable discussion by community experts and advocates […]

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Florida’s first master’s degree program in genetic counseling earns accreditation

USF to help meet critical demand, spurred by advances in genomics and precision medicine, for more trained professionals Tampa, FL (Oct. 25, 2016) – The University of South […]


Community benefits most from COPH annual flu vaccines

The USF College of Public Health once again helped the local community steer clear of the influenza virus. Nearly a thousand people were inoculated Oct. 21 when COPH […]


Physical Therapy students commit to serving patients first at annual white coat ceremony

Standing before friends and family, 48 USF Doctor of Physical Therapy students promised to put their patients first, be responsible and accountable, and to collaborate with their health […]


USF Health names Jo-Ann Alessandrini to lead development, alumni relations

Tampa, FL (Oct. 17, 2016) — Jo-Ann Alessandrini has been named associate vice president for USF Health Development and Alumni Relations, charged with leading the fundraising and alumni […]

This year's Fara Symposium was held in the USF Alumni Center and live streamed for the FARA community members who couldn't be there. Audience members listened to the latest perspectives of the disease from patients and scientists.

Patients at center of 8th annual FARA-USF scientific symposium

Patients have always been the center of the yearly scientific symposium hosted by the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) and the University of South Florida Ataxia Research Center. […]


This year’s National Physical Therapy Month focuses on pain management

Pain is personal, but many times the root cause of pain can be treated through physical therapy. October is National Physical Therapy Month and this year’s campaign focuses […]


Crowds gather under the trees at USF Health Annual Barbecue

The smell of sweet barbecue was in the air, as it attracted hundreds of students, faculty and staff to the annual USF Health gathering near Lake Behnke. Dr. […]

10.6.2016. Tampa, Fl. Photos at the 11th Annual Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Fall Symposium. Celebrating women who are transformational leaders through their volunteer, professional and philanthropic contributions, the annual event was held at the downtown Tampa Hilton. Featured speaker was Claire Shipman.  Photo by Bill Serne

Castor, Shimberg honored by USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy

Tampa, FL (Oct. 12, 2016) – USF Health benefactors Betty Castor and Elaine Shimberg received honors at USF’s 11th annual Women in Leadership and Philanthropy Fall Symposium, held […]


USF Health physician assistant program earns provisional accreditation, can begin accepting applications

USF Health’s Physician Assistant program has been granted provisional accreditation by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA). The designation allows the PA program, […]


Bristol-Myers Squibb makes largest single scholarship gift to USF College of Pharmacy

Tampa, FL (Oct. 6, 2016) – Global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has made the largest single scholarship gift yet to the USF College of Pharmacy, funding two years […]

Jerry Brown offers cooking tips for eating better carbs, as Dr. Jacovino reads a product label showing nutrition content.

Pilot project aims to measure if group education helps patients better manage diabetes

When patients take active roles in their own health care, outcomes improve. That’s the premise for a pilot program taking place in the USF Health’s Division of General […]


USF joins nation-wide effort to spotlight Campus Safety Day

USF was among college campuses across the country celebrating National Campus Safety Day Sept. 28, putting a spotlight on personal safety, disaster preparedness and crime prevention. The USF […]


Meet the Dean: Pharmacy’s Kevin Sneed

Kevin Sneed, PharmD, is the founding dean of the USF College of Pharmacy and has built the college from the ground up. His innovative ideas have carried into the classroom, […]


Patient perspective helps shape Dr. Rebecca Sutphen’s hereditary cancer research

Genetic testing has been available since the mid-1990s to determine if a woman is likely to face one of her gender’s greatest fears: inherited breast and ovarian cancer. […]

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USF Health researchers join Hillsborough and Pinellas County Zika prevention discussions

Educating the public about the ways that the Zika virus is carried in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes is the primary goal of Robert Novak, PhD, professor at the USF […]