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USF College of Nursing receives $2.6 million NIH grant to study link between pregnancy, depression and a parasite

Dr. Maureen Groer heads a group of USF Health researchers in a five-year study examining the relationship between a common parasite and how it affects the brain of […]

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Construction officially begins on new facility for Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute

Inside Amalie Arena, and with a view above the bustling construction site across the street, USF leaders, friends and supporters from throughout the region gathered to mark the […]

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Helping one another: USF comes together for Hurricane Irma

Before, during and after the storm, many offered helping hands and shelter As Hurricane Irma churned toward Florida’s west coast area last week, USF Bulls did not just […]

Hurricane Irma: Updates

  Check back regularly for updates. Also check the USF News site for USF System updates Sept. 11, 2017, 8:25 p.m. Dear USF System Students, Faculty and Staff, As […]

Patents, licenses key to bringing discoveries to patients

I think it’s fair to say that most of us received very little exposure to the topics of patents and intellectual property during our education or postdoctoral fellowships. […]

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Medical Class of 2021 receives white coats at special ceremony

For Bianca Arboleda, who was born in Florida and raised in Puerto Rico, getting into medical school was quite the journey. Arboleda, who wants to become an obstetrics […]

Tampa General Hospital’s new CEO on the job

Tampa General Hospital’s next president and chief executive officer, John Couris, officially started his new job earlier this week (Aug. 28).  Couris joins TGH from Jupiter Medical Center, […]

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USF doctors perform unique procedure to save patient with infected pacemaker wires

TAMPA, Fla.  (August 30, 2017) — Pacemakers help people live longer, active lives. They’re also often worn for decades at a time. But a pacemaker’s wiring could get […]

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Fall 2017: USF Health welcomes new students

It’s an exciting time at USF Health. Colleges across health disciplines celebrated the new fall semester, welcoming more than 1,600 new students to different programs. In this blog […]

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USF Health hospital partner’s performance ranked among nation’s best

Tampa General Hospital named one of top 50 hospitals nationally in six medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2017) — U.S. News […]

Colleagues celebrate Dr. Phil Marty’s 27 years of outstanding service at USF Health

Dozens of colleagues and leaders gathered July 20 to celebrate the outstanding 27-year career of Phillip J. Marty, PhD, a consummate professional dedicated to the advancement of USF […]

Failure to attempt type 2 diabetes prevention results in up to $820 million wasted in health care costs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 84 million Americans have prediabetes. Unless something is done, 70 percent will eventually be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. That’s […]

“Best Doctor in America” named USF Health Chair of Surgery

Dr. Paul Kuo joins Morsani College of Medicine Sept. 1  TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2017) — The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has selected Paul C. Kuo, […]

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute finds amyloid PET scan leading to better Alzheimer’s disease management

The Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute is participating in a nationwide study looking at whether Medicare should cover the costly amyloid PET scan TAMPA, FL (July 24, 2017) — Amyloid […]

Dr. Anne Champeaux named chair of USF Health’s Pathology and Cell Biology Department

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has named Anne Champeaux, MD, as the next chair of its Department of Pathology and Cell Biology. She will begin her new […]

Karen Burdash looks to retirement after 28 years at USF Health

Karen M. Burdash, MBA, is retiring this month after 28 years of providing financial management expertise to the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM), its departments and […]