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USF Health responds to opioid epidemic

Deaths from drug overdose last year escalated to an all-time high of more than 63,000 nationwide – killing more Americans than car accidents. These deaths were largely driven […]

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Growing opioid epidemic forcing more children into foster care

USF College of Public Health researcher leads newly published Florida study TAMPA, Fla. (Jan.  8, 2018) — The opioid epidemic has become so severe it’s considered a national […]

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Year in Review: Key USF Health stories in 2017

As we look forward to a New Year, let’s take time to celebrate key student and faculty successes, research and innovation advances, and clinical care care and community […]

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Mexican Government Selects USF Health for Disaster Response Training

Recent natural disasters exemplify Mexico’s need for a stronger emergency plan TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 8, 2017)- The University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation […]

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Community benefits most from new USF Health Concussion Center

USF Health faculty and administrators filled the neurocognitive testing room in the USF Health Concussion Center in Carrollwood as part of an informal celebration opening the new facility. […]

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Mumas give $2 million to fund new women’s health center at USF Health

Philanthropists Pam and Les Muma announced a gift of $2 million to create a new women’s health center as a part of a new $15 million gift to […]

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Local Quilts of Valor Foundation honors military service of veterans Frank Morsani, USF nursing students

A long-time friend of USF and 22 USF Health nursing students and their faculty program director, all veterans, received handmade quilts in honor of their military service this […]

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USF neuroscientist probes how different states of tau drive brain cell damage

Research by Laura Blair’s team seeking to untangle tau may lead to targeted treatments for Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other neurodegenerative diseases Both of USF Health neuroscientist Laura Blair’s grandmothers […]

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USF physicians donate supplies, treat patients in Puerto Rico

1,500 pounds of medications and supplies donated by USF Health were delivered Oct. 11 to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on a jet chartered by Tampa Bay Rays for a […]

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USF provides aid to Puerto Rican hurricane victims

Twelve USF Health physicians will travel to Puerto Rico over the next few months, while USF invites 240 Puerto Rican medical students to finish this semester in Tampa […]