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Medical students name winner of inaugural collegia competition

Nearly a year has passed since students in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine formed nine collegia, a mentor-building practice that sorts new students into various “houses” […]

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Interventional cardiologist Dr. Xavier Prida joins USF Health from St. Joseph's Hospital, where he practiced for nearly 27 years.

Tampa cardiologist Dr. Xavier Prida joins USF Health Cardiovascular Sciences

Tampa, FL (July 27, 2014) – Long-time Tampa cardiologist Xavier E. Prida, MD, joined the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Aug. 1 as an assistant professor in […]

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USF STEM Academy students experience “wow factor” at hands-on robotics session

Forehead buried in a surgery console, Savannah Summy, 16, appeared intent on tying a knot in the suture thread using micro-movements of the robotic instruments she controlled remotely. […]

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Dr. John Adams and Dr. Kevin Kip named Distinguished University Health Professors

Public Health’s John Adams, PhD, and Nursing’s Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, were each recently named Distinguished University Health Professor, USF Health’s highest recognition for faculty. Dr. Adams, professor […]

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USF Health teaching and research partners named top hospitals by U.S. News

USF Health physicians lead six of the 12 recognized specialty areas at TGH, named top hospital in Tampa-St. Petersburg metro area U.S. News & World Report has ranked […]

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Chinese medicine symposium attracts campus-wide interest

The USF College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences recently held a “Symposium on Chinese Medicine: When the East Meet the West,” which was hosted by Professor Shufeng […]

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New simulator integrates technologies for interdisciplinary research, rehabilitation

USF recently acquired the CAREN virtual reality system, a powerful tool that helps people with disabilities increase their independence and reintegrate into the community When you see the Computer […]

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The Best Doctors in America work at USF Health

USF Health continues to have a strong presence on the annual Best Doctors in America® survey. This year, the local list included 118 physicians who currently work at […]

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Shyam Mohapatra elected one of six inaugural inductees to Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

His inventions yield biomedical products with global impact in infectious diseases and cancer Tampa, FL  (July 8, 2014) –  USF Health’s Shyam Mohapatra, PhD, a pioneer of applied […]

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New safety director aims to help USF Health plan ahead and be prepared

There are two ways you can respond in an emergency. You can panic, in which case harm could come to you and others. Or you can react the […]

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Sacrifice, hardship, adventure await record number of COPH Peace Corps volunteers

By David Brothers Six USF College of Public Health students have volunteered for Peace Corps duty this summer, a record number for the college.  Each will undertake a […]

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USF graduate optimizes medicine through engineering

Alicia Billington’s work offers  healing solutions for patients living with limited mobility By Katy Hennig, USF News TAMPA, Fla. (June 24, 2014) – By calculating movement and combining […]

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All Children’s Hospital and USF land transfer paves way for new research facility

St. Petersburg,FL (June 25, 2014) — The University of South Florida completed a transfer of 1.4 acres of land to All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, a move […]

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Board of Governors approves USF PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

New program responds to need for more faculty to prepare health rehabilitation workforce Tampa, FL  (June 19, 2014) – The Florida Board of Governors gave the University of […]

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Brief PTSD therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing epidemic among veterans and military service members returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Along with PTSD, a large percentage […]

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USF tests whether medication can slow growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Tampa is only site on Florida’s west coast for the large-scale, NIH-funded clinical trial Tampa, FL (June 9, 2014) – A new clinical trial at USF Health is […]