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Interventional cardiologist Dr. Xavier Prida joins USF Health from St. Joseph's Hospital, where he practiced for nearly 27 years.

Tampa cardiologist Dr. Xavier Prida joins USF Health Cardiovascular Sciences

Tampa, FL (July 27, 2014) – Long-time Tampa cardiologist Xavier E. Prida, MD, joined the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, Aug. 1 as an assistant professor in [...]

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Shyam Mohapatra elected one of six inaugural inductees to Florida Inventors Hall of Fame

His inventions yield biomedical products with global impact in infectious diseases and cancer Tampa, FL  (July 8, 2014) –  USF Health’s Shyam Mohapatra, PhD, a pioneer of applied [...]

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All Children’s Hospital and USF land transfer paves way for new research facility

St. Petersburg,FL (June 25, 2014) — The University of South Florida completed a transfer of 1.4 acres of land to All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, a move [...]

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Board of Governors approves USF PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

New program responds to need for more faculty to prepare health rehabilitation workforce Tampa, FL  (June 19, 2014) – The Florida Board of Governors gave the University of [...]

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USF tests whether medication can slow growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Tampa is only site on Florida’s west coast for the large-scale, NIH-funded clinical trial Tampa, FL (June 9, 2014) – A new clinical trial at USF Health is [...]

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USF awarded new funding for Florida Prevention Research Center

The new five-year funding for the USF College of Public Health-based center was highly competitive and comes with a new emphasis —  reducing the risks of colorectal cancer in underserved [...]

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USF Nursing faculty and staff open free clinic for peripheral neuropathy patients

Tampa, FL (May 7, 2014) – “I have polyneuropathy…The idiopathic kind with no clear cause.” This is how Tampa resident Bruce Dangremond, explains his struggle of living with [...]

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Weight-loss surgery can reduce liver damage

USF study shows reversal of early-stage liver fibrosis after bariatric surgery Chicago, IL (May 4, 2014) — Bariatric surgery, which is best known for its ability to help [...]

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USF-UWF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program welcomes inaugural class

Pensacola, Fla. (April 29, 2014) – The University of West Florida hosts a reception today to welcome the first class of seven students who were recently admitted into [...]

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Universities should factor faculty patent, commercialization activities into tenure career advancement

New demands on universities go beyond research and teaching to basic research and technology transfer, NAI paper says Tampa, FL  (April 28, 2014) –  Should universities change their [...]