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Florida’s first master’s degree program in genetic counseling earns accreditation

USF to help meet critical demand, spurred by advances in genomics and precision medicine, for more trained professionals Tampa, FL (Oct. 25, 2016) – The University of South […]

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USF Health names Jo-Ann Alessandrini to lead development, alumni relations

Tampa, FL (Oct. 17, 2016) — Jo-Ann Alessandrini has been named associate vice president for USF Health Development and Alumni Relations, charged with leading the fundraising and alumni […]

10.6.2016. Tampa, Fl. Photos at the 11th Annual Women in Leadership & Philanthropy Fall Symposium. Celebrating women who are transformational leaders through their volunteer, professional and philanthropic contributions, the annual event was held at the downtown Tampa Hilton. Featured speaker was Claire Shipman.  Photo by Bill Serne

Castor, Shimberg honored by USF Women in Leadership and Philanthropy

Tampa, FL (Oct. 12, 2016) – USF Health benefactors Betty Castor and Elaine Shimberg received honors at USF’s 11th annual Women in Leadership and Philanthropy Fall Symposium, held […]

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Bristol-Myers Squibb makes largest single scholarship gift to USF College of Pharmacy

Tampa, FL (Oct. 6, 2016) – Global biopharmaceutical company Bristol-Myers Squibb has made the largest single scholarship gift yet to the USF College of Pharmacy, funding two years […]

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USF Health and FARA to host patient-focused scientific symposium Sept. 15 [Video]

International experts from academia and industry will gather to discuss advances in Friedreich’s ataxia from the laboratory to the clinic. Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2016) — The University of […]

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Stress bites! USF researchers study mosquito/bird interactions

Research shows stressed-out birds more attractive to mosquitoes, raising fears birds exposed to stressors such as road noise, pesticides and light pollution, will be bitten more often and […]

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USF College of Nursing to train health care professionals on chronic pain diagnosis and treatment

Tampa, FL (Aug. 1, 2016) – Pain is a leading cause of disability in the United States. Abuse of pain prescription opioids is also at an all-time high. […]

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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 Public Health awarded Army contract to train military clinicians in treatment of PTSD

Tampa, FLA (July 6, 2016) – The University of South Florida College of Public Health has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and […]

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USF researchers find stroke damages blood-spinal cord barrier

Stroke’s long-term effects on blood-spinal cord barrier can lead to ‘an increasingly toxic environment’ in spinal cord and ‘significant input on disease pathology’ Tampa, Fla. (June 14, 2016) […]