Archive for the College of Public Health Category

Proper nutrition helps improve quality of life

It’s just like the ancient proverb, “Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food.” That’s what still stands true today. Proper nutrition helps people live healthier […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

University of South Florida  study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact TAMPA, FL (March 29, 2017) — More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic […]

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Medicine, engineering researchers use facial expression software to help measure pain felt by newborns

For generations, nurses tending to newborns have been able to tell the subtle difference between a baby’s cry of hunger and that of pain. That ability to distinguish […]

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, […]

USF Health leaders join dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance academic careers

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections regional conference hosted by USF Investing in young scholars who are underrepresented minorities (URM) is not only important for society and academia […]

USF students help count Tampa homeless

A group of USF College of Public Health undergraduate students hit the streets to help count the homeless during the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative (THHI) annual point-in-time count. […]

Peace Corps Festival celebrates USF’s growing global service commitment

The University of South Florida commemorated National Peace Corps Week at the College of Public Health with its annual Peace Corps Festival, March 2. Returned Peace Corps volunteers […]

A record crowd of presenters for USF Health Research Day.

USF Health hosts historic Research Day, showcasing the best in science

In what was likely the largest USF Health Research Day on record, nearly 360 presenters filled the Ballroom at the Marshall Student Center with their poster presentations, offering […]

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USF Health gears up to host annual Research Day

USF Health Research Day 2017 is only a few days away. Students and faculty from all USF Health colleges, programs and disciplines are gearing up to showcase their […]

USF Health experts: Ten ways to keep your heart healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to American Heart Association (AHA), more than 6 million adults currently live with heart disease. […]