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USF Public Health plays pivotal role in Hillsborough County’s plan to prevent violence

Preliminary analysis of a Hillsborough County youth survey identifies a range of risk factors for violence, but also indicates that schools may be well positioned to help implement [...]

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Meet Snitch, USF Health’s newest employee

USF Health’s newest employee recently joined the Shimberg Health Sciences Library and wasted no time before starting her duties as Ambassador. Please meet Snitch. “Hired” to be a [...]

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USF Health’s Michele Houston Hicks publishes a children’s story that comes from her heart

The lives of two little girls born prematurely and the experiences and adventures they have as they grow up together are being chronicled in a series of children’s [...]

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USF Neurology, home of this region’s ALS Center, takes a united Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

They study, treat, and support every aspect of ALS, so it’s only fitting that the researchers, clinicians and staff from the USF Health Department of Neurology would team [...]

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USF Health ally receives global leadership award at summer commencement

The University of South Florida presented Dr. Jorge Motta with the President’s Global Leadership Award at summer commencement Aug. 9. The award recognizes “exemplary accomplishments in international leadership [...]

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USF Health joins U.S. Rep. Castor and CDC top immunization specialist to boost HPV vaccine campaign for teens

Tampa, FL (Aug. 12, 2014) –  U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor today hosted the nation’s top immunizations specialist Dr. Anne Schuchat, who warned that while recent outbreaks of infectious [...]

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Patient embraces commitment of bariatric surgery and succeeds with USF-TGH expert team

Jeana Hadley considers herself a decent example of good health – she eats right, exercises and maintains a healthy weight. But that model of healthy living is worlds [...]

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Dr. John Adams and Dr. Kevin Kip named Distinguished University Health Professors

Public Health’s John Adams, PhD, and Nursing’s Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, were each recently named Distinguished University Health Professor, USF Health’s highest recognition for faculty. Dr. Adams, professor [...]

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New safety director aims to help USF Health plan ahead and be prepared

There are two ways you can respond in an emergency. You can panic, in which case harm could come to you and others. Or you can react the [...]

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Sacrifice, hardship, adventure await record number of COPH Peace Corps volunteers

By David Brothers Six USF College of Public Health students have volunteered for Peace Corps duty this summer, a record number for the college.  Each will undertake a [...]