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USF global health professor leads workshop for Gates Foundation scientists conducting malaria research

John Adams, PhD, USF Health professor of global health, and his research team recently led a weeklong workshop for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Malaria Culture Systems […]

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TGH and USF Health leaders strengthen collaboration to improve health care delivery

Tampa, FL (Sept. 18, 2014) – Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine moved to further strengthen their relationship by giving the chief executives […]

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Florida’s first World Health Organization Collaborating Center designated at the USF College of Public Health

This is the only one of its kind to combine public health, social marketing, anthropology, engineering and commercial marketing. TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2014) – The World Health […]

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Florida Inventors Hall of Fame inducts charter members [VIDEO]

Dr. Shyam Mohapatra, University of South Florida Distinguished Health Professor amd VA career research scientist, was one of six exceptional inventors inducted into the Florida Inventors Hall of […]

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An idea whose time had come: Florida’s first College of Public Health

“USF was chosen as the place for Florida’s College of Public Health,” Dr. Peter Levin wrote in 1984, “because of the broad base of knowledge found in the […]

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USF gets $5.38 M grant to help enroll more eligible uninsured in Health Insurance Marketplace

The USF Navigator grant, the largest in the country and in Florida, will build upon the program’s successful statewide outreach The University of South Florida has received a […]

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U.S. health agencies recognize USF Nursing Dean’s health improvement project for teens

HHS and CDC to add HIPTeens, a model that reduces HIV/STIs risk, to its online resources for development of teen programs Tampa, FL (Sept. 11, 2014) – Health […]

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“Tremendous progress” in race against Friedreich’s ataxia highlighted at USF-FARA scientific symposium [VIDEO]

“What a difference a year makes” was a theme of this year’s Friedrich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium hosted by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Researchers, clinicians, […]

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USF awarded $1.3 million to expand research to prevent back injury in firefighters

The grant is largely funded by FEMA with some matching support by the Florida Chiropractic Research Foundation Tampa, FL (Sept. 4, 2014) – The University of South Florida’s […]

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USF Public Health plays pivotal role in Hillsborough County’s plan to prevent violence

Preliminary analysis of a Hillsborough County youth survey identifies a range of risk factors for violence, but also indicates that schools may be well positioned to help implement […]

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Local media get a sneak peek of USF Health’s Pharmacy Plus [VIDEO]

Amid cameras and microphones, USF Pharmacy’s Kevin B. Sneed, PharmD, gave local media a sneak peek of Pharmacy Plus, an on-site pharmacy of the future that goes well […]

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USF Health partners with The Florida Aquarium to help diagnose rescued sea turtle, confirm healing

Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2014) – The Florida Aquarium’s rescued sea turtle Freud took another trip to USF Health for a second round of high-tech diagnostic help — […]

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Meet Snitch, USF Health’s newest employee

USF Health’s newest employee recently joined the Shimberg Health Sciences Library and wasted no time before starting her duties as Ambassador. Please meet Snitch. “Hired” to be a […]

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Marijuana compound may offer treatment for Alzheimer’s disease, USF preclinical study finds

Tampa, FL (Aug. 27, 2014) – Extremely low levels of the compound in marijuana known as delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol, or THC, may slow or halt the progression of Alzheimer’s disease, […]

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USF Health’s Michele Houston Hicks publishes a children’s story that comes from her heart

The lives of two little girls born prematurely and the experiences and adventures they have as they grow up together are being chronicled in a series of children’s […]

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New selective therapy may improve repair of arteries after interventional cardiovascular procedures

Preclinical study shows microRNA approach inhibited re-narrowing while healing vessels Tampa, FL (Aug. 18, 2014) — A new therapy developed by researchers at the University of South Florida […]