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USF team part of global health effort to accelerate neglected infectious diseases drug discovery

The researchers screened 400 compounds for the Malaria Box project, one of the first open-source drug discovery efforts to combat infectious diseases Tampa, FL (July 28, 2016) — […]

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Computerized brain training designed to improve visual attention reduces dementia risk

Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida […]

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Placental syndromes increase women’s short-term risk for cardiovascular diseases

University of South Florida study indicates these syndromes, when combined with poor pregnancy outcomes, can confer additional cardiovascular disease risk sooner Tampa, FL (July 22, 2016) — The […]

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USF Nursing team gains global health experience in Panama, makes an impact with donations

USF College of Nursing students and faculty recently spent two weeks in Panama, helping to provide care and learning firsthand about global health. The annual trip is one […]

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USF Health’s Kimberly Constantine leaving for opportunities at UPMC

After more than 20 years of supporting nearly everything USF, Kimberly A. Constantine, MS, will be leaving Tampa to take an opportune position at the University of Pittsburgh […]

Quiet Quality Staff Awards 2016 included three from USF Health. From left are  Jillian O'Reilley (AHEC,) Jason Hepburn (Nursing), and Suzette Lemrow (Nursing), with Dr. Ed Funai.

46 USF staff earn Quiet Quality Awards

Because of their exceptional job performance at USF, 46 staff members earned Quiet Quality Awards and were recognized and presented with their award at a ceremony held July […]

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University police are here for the USF Health community [video]

The nooks and crannies of the many, large and maze-like buildings that make of USF Health could seem impossible to navigate by anyone. But if faculty, staff or […]

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USF Health welcomes new resident physicians

A heartfelt welcome, some good advice for navigating USF Graduate Medical Education program, and a glimpse of the hard realities found in today’s health care system were part […]

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USF Health psychiatrist comments on community healing after traumatic events [video]

In the aftermath of a the recent mass shooting at an Orlando night club, Glenn Currier, MD, MPH, chair of the USF Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral […]

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MCOM Class of 2018 transitions from classroom to clinical settings for next phase of education

Always do what’s best for your patients. This is the advice presented to 121 second-year medical students as they formally entered their third year of medical school at […]