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USF Health Dermatology offers free Melanoma Monday screenings May 2

Physicians from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery will offer free first-come, first-serve skin cancer screenings to the public from 5 to 7 […]

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USF Department of Psychiatry hosts Mental Health Awareness Month events

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences is hosting a series of events in May as part of its inaugural Mental Health […]

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USF Health team wins state-wide Sapphire award for the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative

The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC), which is based in the Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies and is part of the USF College of Public Health, […]

Panel Discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act

Panel discusses challenges, opportunities of fixing the health care system

Question: How do you build an integrated health system to stem the unsustainable rise in health care costs that provides access to affordable, high-quality care at all stages […]

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USF Health’s Dr. John Curran named Deputy Secretary of Children’s Medical Services

USF Health’s John Curran, MD, was named deputy secretary of Children’s Medical Services (CMS) by the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Curran, who is professor of pediatrics, associate […]

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USF Health faculty, students team up to give medical care in Haiti

More than 2,200 patients in a small village in Haiti benefited from a two-week visit by USF Health faculty, students and resident physicians as part of a medical […]

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Teen never realized how undernourished she was until USF surgeon corrects digestive blockage

USF surgeon Dr. Charles Paidas reconstructed Kaitlin Smith’s intestines, fixing a problem that had haunted the teen her entire life Kaitlin Smith earned great grades and awards in […]

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Older African Americans incur more medical debt than older whites

Tampa, FL (April 15, 2016) — Older African American adults incur substantially more medical debt compared to older whites, reports a new study by researchers from the University […]

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USF COPH fills National Public Health Week with awareness and community events

The USF College of Public Health hosted National Public Health week with a series of events spanning from film screenings to blood drives. It’s an opportunity to raise […]

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Harvard health economist to lead health care panel discussion with experts from USF Health and community

Tampa, FL (April 6, 2016) — Meredith Rosenthal, PhD, professor of health economics and policy and associate dean for diversity at Harvard School of Public Health, will lead […]