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USF Health Research Day set for Feb. 23

USF Health Research Day 2018 is set for Friday, Feb. 23, in the Marshall Student Center Ballroom.   The annual event focuses on the high-impact scholarly work of students, […]

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Genetics research may help tailor more precise therapies for asthma, heart failure

Studies led by USF’s Dr. Stephen Liggett shed light on genetic variability of adrenergic receptors and how they might best be used to treat disease While significant progress […]

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USF Health responds to opioid epidemic

Deaths from drug overdose last year escalated to an all-time high of more than 63,000 nationwide – killing more Americans than car accidents. These deaths were largely driven […]

Dentists key to discussing risk of HPV-related cancers with their patients

Dental community needs more training to strengthen HPV prevention efforts, USF study concludes TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 10, 2018) — The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the most common sexually […]

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Growing opioid epidemic forcing more children into foster care

USF College of Public Health researcher leads newly published Florida study TAMPA, Fla. (Jan.  8, 2018) — The opioid epidemic has become so severe it’s considered a national […]

USF’s Dr. Jeffrey Krischer to receive honorary doctor of medicine from Lund University

Distinguished University Health Professor Jeffrey P. Krischer, PhD, an internationally leading researcher in autoimmune diseases, will be formally recognized as a new honorary doctor of medicine by the […]

Public health research seeks to understand how natural disasters impact spread of Zika

USF researchers explore explosion of Zika after the 2016 Ecuadorean earthquake and what it tells us about emergency preparedness On April 16, 2016, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked […]

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Year in Review: Key USF Health stories in 2017

As we look forward to a New Year, let’s take time to celebrate key student and faculty successes, research and innovation advances, and clinical care care and community […]

USF joins UL, Harvard to provide medical schools a model to teach signs of human trafficking

As many as 88 percent of human trafficking victims in the United States interact with a health care professional. Yet these professionals’ ability to recognize the signs of […]

Top 10 USF Health stories in 2017*

 Lucky match! USF senior medical students learn where they will spend their residencies  USF unveils preliminary renderings for new medical school and cardiovascular institute in downtown Tampa  Medical […]

Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait [video]

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing […]

Become an effective advocate for biomedical research

Gone are the days when researchers can work in isolation and communicate with the world through papers in specialty journals read by small communities of like-minded scientists. In […]

Dr. Dolly Swisher appointed director of USF’s physical therapy school

Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, PT, PhD, FNAP, FAPTA, has been appointed director of the University of South Florida Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPTRS) and […]

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Mexican Government Selects USF Health for Disaster Response Training

Recent natural disasters exemplify Mexico’s need for a stronger emergency plan TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 8, 2017)- The University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation […]

USF cardiovascular researcher highlighted in “Reasons for Research” video series [video]

Hana Totary-Jain, PhD, an assistant professor of molecular pharmacology and physiology at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, is among leading scientists from across the country who appear […]

Tackling medicine’s biggest problems by thinking very small

USF’s Master’s in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology program celebrating its first graduating class As the technology of medicine and drug development and delivery continues to shrink down to the nanoscale, […]