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“Opportunity of a lifetime” for USF and Tampa Bay region

Tampa Bay Lightning owner Jeff Vinik unveiled his vision for the redevelopment of Tampa’s waterfront district today – a vision that includes co-locating the USF Health Morsani College […]

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USF Health to study whether medication will help patients with atrial fibrillation fare better after a stroke

The $2.2 million investigator-initiated clinical trial will compare a new rapid-onset anticoagulant with warfarin, the standard medical treatment for Afib. Tampa, FL (Dec. 12, 2014) – The USF […]

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College students believe hookah safer alternative to cigarette smoking, USF study finds

Tampa, FL (Dec. 11, 2014) – Despite emerging evidence otherwise, many college students consider hookah smoking safer than smoking cigarettes, reports a University of South Florida (USF) College […]

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Tampa General Hospital among the elite stroke centers in the country

USF stroke experts staff the TGH Stroke Center, providing patients in the Tampa Bay region with 24/7 access to more specialized stroke care, including on-site neurosurgeons and medical teams […]

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USF Health Orchestra and Choir will perform Dec. 9 and 11

By Sandra Amrhein   The USF Health Orchestra and Choir will perform holiday concerts at 7 p.m., Tuesday Dec. 9 and at noon Thursday, Dec. 11. The concerts […]

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Opportunity to transform USF Health, downtown Tampa

The USF Board of Trustees unanimously voted Dec. 4 to co-locate two major new planned facilities – the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and the USF Health […]

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HHS Secretary visit highlights outreach and enrollment by USF Health Navigators and statewide partners

With enrollment starting for year two of the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell paid a visit Nov. 17 to the community outreach […]

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COPH flu shot drive gives hundreds in the community a shot in the arm

There will likely be 1,228 fewer cases of the flu this year thanks to the efforts of the USF College of Public Health’s annual flu shot drive. Marking […]

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USF names Dr. Edmund Funai to leadership role

TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2014) – Prominent academic leader Edmund F. Funai, MD, the interim dean of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, is taking on a new […]

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USF Health experts help local media report on Ebola

As the country continues to hear reports about the Ebola virus, local media turn to USF Health — the region’s only academic medical center – for expert comment. […]