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TGH and USF Health leaders strengthen collaboration to improve health care delivery

Tampa, FL (Sept. 18, 2014) – Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine moved to further strengthen their relationship by giving the chief executives [...]

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Florida’s first World Health Organization Collaborating Center designated at the USF College of Public Health

This is the only one of its kind to combine public health, social marketing, anthropology, engineering and commercial marketing. TAMPA, Fla. (Sept. 16, 2014) – The World Health [...]

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An idea whose time had come: Florida’s first College of Public Health

“USF was chosen as the place for Florida’s College of Public Health,” Dr. Peter Levin wrote in 1984, “because of the broad base of knowledge found in the [...]

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“Tremendous progress” in race against Friedreich’s ataxia highlighted at USF-FARA scientific symposium [VIDEO]

“What a difference a year makes” was a theme of this year’s Friedrich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium hosted by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA). Researchers, clinicians, [...]

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Local media get a sneak peek of USF Health’s Pharmacy Plus [VIDEO]

Amid cameras and microphones, USF Pharmacy’s Kevin B. Sneed, PharmD, gave local media a sneak peek of Pharmacy Plus, an on-site pharmacy of the future that goes well [...]

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Meet Snitch, USF Health’s newest employee

USF Health’s newest employee recently joined the Shimberg Health Sciences Library and wasted no time before starting her duties as Ambassador. Please meet Snitch. “Hired” to be a [...]

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New selective therapy may improve repair of arteries after interventional cardiovascular procedures

Preclinical study shows microRNA approach inhibited re-narrowing while healing vessels Tampa, FL (Aug. 18, 2014) — A new therapy developed by researchers at the University of South Florida [...]

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USF Neurology, home of this region’s ALS Center, takes a united Ice Bucket Challenge [VIDEO]

They study, treat, and support every aspect of ALS, so it’s only fitting that the researchers, clinicians and staff from the USF Health Department of Neurology would team [...]

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White Coat Ceremony marks start of lifelong journey for new medical students

For USF Health’s 170 new medical students, Friday’s White Coat Ceremony marked the beginning of a professional journey leading to careers in medicine. For Ed Woodward, 39, the [...]

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USF Health joins U.S. Rep. Castor and CDC top immunization specialist to boost HPV vaccine campaign for teens

Tampa, FL (Aug. 12, 2014) –  U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor today hosted the nation’s top immunizations specialist Dr. Anne Schuchat, who warned that while recent outbreaks of infectious [...]