Archive for the College of Public Health Category

Colleagues celebrate Dr. Phil Marty’s 27 years of outstanding service at USF Health

Dozens of colleagues and leaders gathered July 20 to celebrate the outstanding 27-year career of Phillip J. Marty, PhD, a consummate professional dedicated to the advancement of USF […]

Failure to attempt type 2 diabetes prevention results in up to $820 million wasted in health care costs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 84 million Americans have prediabetes. Unless something is done, 70 percent will eventually be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. That’s […]

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TGH, USF Health to Create New Model for Advanced Organ Disease

Tampa, FL (July 5, 2017) – Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine are creating a new model for advanced organ transplantation. Noted transplant physician […]

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USF System Places Second in State University System Performance-Based Funding Scores

The USF System is first in Florida in the percent of bachelor’s and graduate degrees awarded in programs of strategic emphasis and the percent of graduates employed. The […]

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Florida Blue $1 Million Gift Supports Health Knowledge Exchange in New USF Downtown Building

TAMPA, Fla. (June 21, 2017) – Florida Blue’s $1 million gift to the USF Health’s Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in downtown Tampa was recognized […]

USF College of Public Health wins Gates Foundation Challenges Explorations grant

The global health project will study Zimbabwe women’s perspectives on the side effects of hormonal contraceptives  Tampa, FLA (June 15, 2017) – The USF College of Public Health […]

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Reaching new heights: USF is 5th leading public university in U.S. patent ranking [video]

USF is first in Florida and 11th worldwide among universities generating new inventions TAMPA, Fla. (June 6, 2017) – With 114 new utility patents issued in 2016, the […]

USF partnership with local zoo helps save manatees

They may no longer be considered “endangered,” but Florida’s growing manatee population continues to face various challenges out in the wild. However, the USF College of Public Health […]

USF Health names Dr. Victoria Rich as dean of USF College of Nursing

Dr. Rich, a transformative nurse leader and innovator, brings a wealth of knowledge to USF in interprofessional education and practice   TAMPA, Fla. (May 18, 2017) – The […]

USF Health welcomes the charter class for physician assistant program [video]

The USF Health Physician Assistant (PA) Program officially started May 8 when 30 students – the inaugural class – gathered in a lecture hall to begin their classes. […]