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USF Women’s Health Collaborative celebrates National Women’s Health Week

The Women’s Health Collaborative at the University of South Florida celebrated National Women’s Health Week by awarding four seed grants to interdisciplinary research projects at its third annual […]

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Top talent from USF Health earn Outstanding Staff Awards, and Employee of the Year

Nineteen USF Health staff members were among several dozen USF employees honored May 10 with Outstanding Staff Awards. In addition, USF Health’s Carolyn Mercurio Dove was one of two […]

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When patients choose, they lose weight and reduce diabetes risk

More than 80 million Americans have prediabetes, increasing their chances of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. USF […]

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USF Health commencement celebrates educational milestones [video]

Between the entry of the university’s mace and turning their cap tassels to the left, 532 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s students walked across the stage of the Sun […]

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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 […]