Archive for the Research Category

USF partnership with local zoo helps save manatees

They may no longer be considered “endangered,” but Florida’s growing manatee population continues to face various challenges out in the wild. However, the USF College of Public Health […]

First-generation college student first from USF Health to win top Graduate Student Research Symposium health sciences award

Emily Palumbo has added yet another achievement to her already illustrious academic resume, becoming the first USF Health student to place first in the health sciences category of […]

USF Health Heart Institute Director Wickline welcomed as first TGH Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine

More than 80 leaders from USF, Tampa General Hospital and the Tampa Bay business community gathered May 3 to celebrate the appointment of Samuel A. Wickline, MD, as […]

USF Health graduates celebrate milestone at commencement ceremony

It was an unforgettable night for USF Health students at the 111th USF Commencement Ceremony – marking the end of a chapter and the beginning of a new […]

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USF medical student awarded Howard Hughes Medical Institute Medical Research Fellowship

Anna Cheng is the first student at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to receive the prestigious fellowship Tampa, FL (April 28, 2017) – Anna Cheng, a second-year […]

MCOM athletic training master’s program director to receive national honor

  For the past 30 years, Steven Zinder, PhD, ATC, director of athletic training master’s program at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, focused his passion for science […]

Innovative project to help prevent firefighter injury [video]

University of South Florida researchers use advanced technologies to pinpoint physical job demands  TAMPA, Fla. (April 24, 2017) — The Firefighter Candidate Physical Ability Test (CPAT) mimics strenuous […]

In memoriam: Dr. Lee Adair

USF Health is mourning the death of long-serving biochemistry and microbiology faculty member Winston Lee Adair Jr., PhD, who is remembered as both a brilliant scientist and an […]

Ob-Gyn fellow receives prestigious award to study breastfeeding benefits on maternal health

Research shows breastfeeding is good for babies. But is breastfeeding also good for mothers and their long-term health? Adetola F. Louis-Jacques, MD, a fellow in the Division of […]

USF researcher studies irregular cardiac electrical signals

Seeking to understand how the heart short circuits, Sami Noujaim looks for new drugs to fix atrial fibrillation Within the last three years, USF biomedical scientist Sami Noujaim, […]