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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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USF Health partners with The Florida Aquarium to help diagnose rescued sea turtle, confirm healing

Tampa, Fla. (Aug. 27, 2014) – The Florida Aquarium’s rescued sea turtle Freud took another trip to USF Health for a second round of high-tech diagnostic help — [...]

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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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New selective therapy may improve repair of arteries after interventional cardiovascular procedures

Preclinical study shows microRNA approach inhibited re-narrowing while healing vessels Tampa, FL (Aug. 18, 2014) — A new therapy developed by researchers at the University of South Florida [...]

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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 Nursing professor joins prestigious IOM group to review health effects of herbicide exposure on Vietnam veterans

Tampa, FL (Aug. 13, 2014) – Distinguished University of South Florida Health Professor, Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Committee to review [...]

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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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Medical students name winner of inaugural collegia competition

Nearly a year has passed since students in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine formed nine collegia, a mentor-building practice that sorts new students into various “houses” [...]

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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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USF Health teaching and research partners named top hospitals by U.S. News

USF Health physicians lead six of the 12 recognized specialty areas at TGH, named top hospital in Tampa-St. Petersburg metro area U.S. News & World Report has ranked [...]