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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 simulator integrates technologies for interdisciplinary research, rehabilitation

USF recently acquired the CAREN virtual reality system, a powerful tool that helps people with disabilities increase their independence and reintegrate into the community When you see the Computer [...]

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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 [...]

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Brief PTSD therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing epidemic among veterans and military service members returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Along with PTSD, a large percentage [...]

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USF Health benefits from USF’s successful legislative session

June 2, 2014 – USF Health will benefit from the University of South Florida System’s landmark support from state leaders, following Gov. Rick Scott’s signing today of the [...]

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Funding continues for comprehensive ALS care across Florida

The Florida Legislature has renewed funding for the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida, once again providing $1 million to ALS clinics around the state that provide [...]

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Got seasonal allergies? New sublingual pill may help

Allergy sufferers are breathing a sigh of relief with the news that FDA-approved medications taken via a pill or drops under the tongue over the course of weeks [...]

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New Pharmacy Plus promises innovative patient engagement

Aimed at changing the way patients tap into the expertise of their pharmacists to better manage their health, the USF College of Pharmacy is launching the USF Health [...]

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Unable to narrow list to one winner, COPH names three for Greg Alexander scholarship

Deciding who among a scholarship applicant pool is both qualified and deserving can be challenging. When the College of Public Health Student Affairs Committee met to determine who [...]