Top 10 USF Health news stories and social media hits of 2013

We’re taking a page from Letterman. Our top 10 lists highlight the most popular 2013 stories both on the USF Health News site and on Facebook.

USF Health News site*

1. New physician assistant program director aims for 2015 start for students

2. At long last for the Class of 2013: Match Day

3. USF awarded $4.2 million to help eligible uninsured get health care

4. BOT approves physician assistant program at USF Health

5. Stem cells help repair traumatic brain injury by building a “biobridge”

6. Low doses of psychedelic drug erases conditioned fear in mice

7. USF Health Research Day 2013: Emerging scientists and top-tier research

8. Dr. Stephen Klasko named to lead prominent Philadelphia university and hospital system

9. USF Health President Judy Genshaft names interim health leadership

10. A surprise on center court for future pharmacy student

* Based on number of page views
Source:  USF Health Information Systems

USF Health Facebook Page**

1.  Low doses of psychedelic drug erases conditioned fear in mice

2.   USF Nursing receives NIH award to study HIV prevention in college-aged black women [VIDEO] 

3.  New MD, DPT students welcomed

4.  Case studies by USF Health neurologists link smoking “spice” with stroke in healthy, young adults

5.  USF PhD graduate in neuroscience to join laboratory of new Nobel Prize winner

6.  In Memoriam: Dr. Lewis Barness, a pioneer in pediatrics

7.  Stem cells help repair traumatic brain injury by building a “biobridge,” USF researchers report

8.   USF Nursing awarded $1.25M to transition veterans’ healthcare skills into nursing careers

9.  USF gets $4.2 M federal grant to help uninsured across Florida navigate health care coverage options

10.  At long last for the Class of 2013: Match Day

** Based on number of likes