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The Mayor’s Hour features USF Health CAMLS

August 9, 2011

Click here to watch the The Mayor’s Hour show about CAMLS. L to R: Jack Harris, Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn, and USF Health’s Dr. Stephen Klasko Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and 970 WFLA radio personality Jack Harris visited USF Health recently to talk about the new USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) and how it will have a global impact on the way health care is taught, making cutting-edge technologies safer for patients. For a segment on City of Tampa Television (CTTV) show, The Mayor’s Hour, they interviewed guests Dr. […]

USF Business of Medicine Boot Camp creates a bang

July 10, 2011

Intensive program inspires students to explore business-entrepreneurial aspects of health care What does an exploding whale have to do with the practice of medicine? More than you might think. Identifying all the potential problems that could arise in getting rid of an 8-ton beached whale was actually an exercise in process management and improvement for the 18 USF medical students enrolled in this summer’s Business of Medicine Boot Camp. Student Nerissa Moore hangs paper in preparation for a process management mapping exercise at the 2011 USF Business of Medicine Boot Camp. […]

USF physicians combine gall bladder removal, fertility-promoting surgery in single-site procedure

May 4, 2011

USF Health physicians performed the first single-site minimally invasive procedure combining general surgery and fertility-promoting surgery April 14 at Tampa General Hospital  The two-hour combined surgeries involved laparoendoscopic removal of the gallbladder, two ovarian cysts and pelvic scar tissue. All this was done with one incision through the belly button, compared to a possible 10 surgical sites if done through traditional methods. Sharona Ross, MD, director of Surgical Endoscopy at USF and TGH, and Shayne Plosker, MD, division director of IVF and Reproductive Endocrinology at USF Health, collaborated on the […]

Female Pelvic Medicine training program earns national specialty approval

April 22, 2011

USF’s Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery (FPMRS) program is the first and currently the only FPMRS training program in Florida to be recognized by the American Boards of Urology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, said Lennox Hoyte, MD, MSEECS, associate professor and director of the FPMRS program in the USF College of Medicine. The American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) recently voted to approve the FPMRS specialty nationally. This means that FPMRS fellowships are now formally recognized nationally, in the same way that Maternal Fetal Medicine, Gynecologic Oncology, and Reproductive […]

Gifts convey thanks for USF connection with Chinese universities

March 31, 2011

In an effort to form educational bridges with hospitals outside the United States, three USF Health faculty members spent a week in March touring several university hospitals in southern China. Kevin Sneed, PharmD, dean of the College of Pharmacy, Robert Deschenes, PhD, chair of the Department of Molecular Medicine, and Shufeng Zhou, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Science, traveled to Zhongshan, Shunde, Shaoguan, and Guangzhou and toured three major hospitals. “We were very impressed with the commitment to research and patient care we saw at all of […]

USF, UF hope to combat mosquito-borne diseases by joining Florida universities, private industry

February 8, 2011

Project’s long-term goal is to create new drugs for vector-borne diseases and get them to consumers faster, while tapping into economic opportunities If you think tropical diseases like malaria are no cause for concern in the United States, think again. In October a Jacksonville woman contracted malaria, despite not having traveled out of the country in a decade. Cases of dengue fever began appearing among tourists and residents in Key West in 2009 and continue to increase — the first reported dengue outbreaks since 1934. Health officials worry that more […]

Jackson Lab and USF begin brainstorming potential locations in Hillsborough and Sarasota Counties

February 1, 2011

Media contacts: Lisa Greene at USF Health Communications (813) 974-3300, or Joyce Peterson at The Jackson Laboratory (207) 288-6058. (Feb 1, 2011) — The Jackson Laboratory and the University of South Florida have begun preliminary discussions with business and community leaders in Hillsborough County and Sarasota County about alternative locations for the proposed Jackson Laboratory – Florida. “Last year Jackson Laboratory chose USF as its academic partner for a new and exciting venture in Florida,” said Karen Holbrook, USF Senior Vice President for Research, Innovation and Global Affairs. “We are […]

Construction starts on transformative USF Health training center

January 17, 2011

          It took six years for Tuesday to come.         But construction finally began Tuesday on a building that will change both how healthcare is practiced and the face of downtown Tampa.          “We will see a building right here that will be a global destination for the revolution in health care,” said USF President Judy Genshaft to a crowd of more than 200 physicians, public officials and business leaders who came to celebrate the groundbreaking event.           A bold claim, perhaps – but President Genshaft isn’t the only […]

Jackson Lab, USF in discussions with Hillsborough and Sarasota County leaders but remain interested in Collier

January 13, 2011

Media contact: Joyce Peterson, 207-288-6058, The Jackson Laboratory Bar Harbor, Maine (Jan. 13, 2011) – The Jackson Laboratory and the University of South Florida have begun preliminary discussions with business and community leaders in Hillsborough County and Sarasota County about alternative locations for the proposed Jackson Laboratory – Florida. Jackson and USF officials indicated that their interest in a Collier County location remains strong. In early January Jackson withdrew its application to Enterprise Florida for $50 million in state funds to build a research institute in eastern Collier County so […]

Opening day at the Muma Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

December 3, 2010

  Dr. Terri Ashmeade, USF associate professor of pediatrics and TGH chief of pediatrics, welcomes infant Logan Brigandi, held by mother Amanda, to his new room in the Jennifer Leigh Muma Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Dec. 3, 2010 — Earlier this week, physicians, nurses and other members of the clinical deployment team moved 44 of Tampa General Hospital’s tiniest patients into their new home at the Jennifer Leigh Muma Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.   The new facility, a partnership of USF Health and Tampa General, links the best and newest technology to care […]

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