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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 […]

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USF Neurology, home of this region’s ALS Center, take a united Ice Bucket Challenge

They study, treat, and support every aspect of ALS, so it’s only fitting that the researchers, clinicians and staff from the USF Health Department of Neurology would team […]

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USF Health ally receives global leadership award at summer commencement

The University of South Florida presented Dr. Jorge Motta with the President’s Global Leadership Award at summer commencement Aug. 9. The award recognizes “exemplary accomplishments in international leadership […]

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White Coat Ceremony marks start of lifelong journey for new medical students

For USF Health’s 170 new medical students, Friday’s White Coat Ceremony marked the beginning of a professional journey leading to careers in medicine. For Ed Woodward, 39, the […]

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USF Nursing professor joins prestigious IOM group to review health effects of herbicide exposure on Vietnam veterans

Tampa, FL (Aug. 13, 2014) – Distinguished University of South Florida Health Professor, Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Committee to review […]

USF Health joins U.S. Rep. Castor and CDC top immunization specialist to boost HPV vaccine campaign for teens

Tampa, FL (Aug. 12, 2014) –  U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor today hosted the nation’s top immunizations specialist Dr. Anne Schuchat, who warned that while recent outbreaks of infectious […]

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Patient embraces commitment of bariatric surgery and succeeds with USF-TGH expert team

Jeana Hadley considers herself a decent example of good health – she eats right, exercises and maintains a healthy weight. But that model of healthy living is worlds […]

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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” […]

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 119 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 […]