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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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Empowered and hopeful, 172 new physicians graduate from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

  The largest class in the history of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine filled the stage of the Carol Morsani Hall in the Straz Center for […]

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Teen never realized how undernourished she was until USF surgeon corrects digestive blockage

USF surgeon Dr. Charles Paidas reconstructed Kaitlin Smith’s intestines, fixing a problem that had haunted the teen her entire life Kaitlin Smith earned great grades and awards in […]

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USF Physical Therapy launches $1.3M study to test targeted exercises in preventing back injury among Tampa Bay firefighters

The 13-month trial begins with Tampa Fire Rescue and will expand to fire departments in St. Petersburg and Hillsborough County The University of South Florida and Tampa Fire […]

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USF Pharmacy students celebrate a successful Match for seniors heading to residency programs

Senior USF pharmacy students were surrounded by classmates as they celebrated their Match Day April 8. The special gathering was a culmination of the several weeks needed to […]

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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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Pirates invade USF Match Day 2016, deliver good news to USF medical students heading to residencies

Gasparilla’s Ye Mystic Krewe pirates and U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor cheer on senior medical students as they learned where they will conduct their medical residencies. Miss the UStream […]

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Morsani College of Medicine and its departments advance in the 2015 Blue Ridge Reports

USF Pediatrics is ranked #1 in the nation for NIH funding. USF Ob/Gyn is #10. The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine colleges and several of its departments […]

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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 […]

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Tampa General Hospital gives $3.5 million for Heart Institute, neurosciences at USF Health

TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 29, 2016) – The University of South Florida announced today that it has received a $3.5 million gift from Tampa General Hospital for the USF […]