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USF Women’s Health Collaborative celebrates National Women’s Health Week

The Women’s Health Collaborative at the University of South Florida celebrated National Women’s Health Week by awarding four seed grants to interdisciplinary research projects at its third annual […]

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Dr. Krischer tapped to strengthen internal medicine’s federally funded research

Jeffrey Krischer, PhD, Distinguished University Health Professor and director of the Health Informatics Institute at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, has been appointed Vice Chair of […]

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Top talent from USF Health earn Outstanding Staff Awards, and Employee of the Year

Nineteen USF Health staff members were among several dozen USF employees honored May 10 with Outstanding Staff Awards. In addition, USF Health’s Carolyn Mercurio Dove was one of two […]

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When patients choose, they lose weight and reduce diabetes risk

More than 80 million Americans have prediabetes, increasing their chances of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. USF […]

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USF’s hyperbaric physiology research extracts discoveries from extreme conditions

At the University of South Florida’s Hyperbaric Biomedical Research Laboratory, ongoing work to combat oxygen toxicity seizures in Navy divers has expanded to include research that may lead […]

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Harvard health economist to lead health care panel discussion with experts from USF Health and community

Tampa, FL (April 6, 2016) — Meredith Rosenthal, PhD, professor of health economics and policy and associate dean for diversity at Harvard School of Public Health, will lead […]

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Mosquito species may be key to transmitting EEE virus in southeast U.S.

USF-led study of Culex erraticus probes ecology of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, one of the most deadly mosquito-borne viruses, which can affect horses and, in rare cases, humans. […]

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USF neonatologist studies inflammatory pathways that may lead to new treatments for sickest newborns [multimedia]

University of South Florida neonatologist Akhil Maheshwari, MD, and his team advance research to understand, detect and identify novel treatments for necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, a life-threatening inflammatory […]

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USF Health Morsani College of Medicine moves up in latest U.S. News rankings

Push for excellence in research and education leads to 16 position rise since last year The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has upped its game in the […]

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Rhea Chiles tribute celebrates USF center’s legacy, looks to its future [videos]

Public health scholars and community leaders gather to highlight 20 years of the Chiles Center’s statewide contributions to the health of mothers, children and families As they celebrated […]