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USF Health researchers join Hillsborough and Pinellas County Zika prevention discussions

Educating the public about the ways that the Zika virus is carried in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes is the primary goal of Robert Novak, PhD, professor at the USF […]

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USF open enrollment event draws Tampa Mayor and White House

As the third-year of open enrollment kicked off  nationwide Nov. 1 for the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, attention was once again on USF, which for the second consecutive […]

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USF Health taking active roles in helping support AHA Heart Walk

Heart disease and stroke impact so many families across the United States, including our own families here at USF Health. The American Heart Association is holding its annual […]

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Message from the Vice Dean for Research: The Big Slog

This month’s message goes out to all of you who wrote NIH grants for the Oct. 5/Nov. 5 deadlines.  As I write this letter I am also writing […]

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COPH researchers investigate link between air pollution and risk of birth defects

High levels of fine particulate air pollutants are associated with several select congenital heart defects and the highest level of benzene links to increased prevalence of orofacial clefts, a […]

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College of Public Health to offer free flu shots Friday, Nov. 13

The USF College of Public Health will host its annual Free Flu Shot Drive on Friday, Nov. 13.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone ages 6 […]

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USF gets $2.3M NIH grant to test new Huntington’s disease therapy merging nanomedicine and gene silencing (Audio)

Led by neurologist Dr. Juan-Sanchez-Ramos, the mouse-model study will refine a noninvasive nose-to-brain delivery system using manganese nanoparticles Huntington’s disease (HD) is an incurable, hereditary brain disorder that […]

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MCOM ranks Top 20 Clinical Trial Researchers for FY 2015

The Top 20 clinical trial researchers at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) in fiscal year 2015 represent a broad range of disciplines, ranging from allergy […]

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USF Health to host Tampa DogFest to help raise funds for canine companions and service dogs

A dog can be much more than simply the family pet.  For many people, their dog is a necessity for daily living – from navigating to retrieving items […]

USFH students, faculty and administrators were invited to experience the judicial process first hand.

USF Health faculty spend a day in court to see inside the legal system

After spending a morning in courtrooms at the George Edgecomb Courthouse in downtown Tampa, USF Health faculty, administrators and students saw firsthand the similarities of the medical and […]

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Physical Therapy Class of 2018 takes an oath of commitment to professionalism [video]

Humility, grit and gratefulness, three traits every physical therapy student should have throughout their careers. That’s the advice from Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, OCS, president of the American […]

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USF Health celebrates “10 Together As One” [multimedia]

Approximately 1,000 USF Health faculty, staff and students — many sporting their USF green and gold — gathered beneath the oaks near Lake Behnke today to celebrate the […]

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USF Physicians Group launches patient satisfaction survey, asking 12,000 patients about their care at USF Health [video]

Because the best way for anyone to improve is to hear feedback, providers and support staff across the USF Physicians Group will soon know how patients feel about […]

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In memoriam: Dr. William N. Spellacy

One of the first maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists, he excelled at academic medicine and advanced women’s health with a focus on the patient USF Health’s William N. Spellacy, a […]

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Jun Tan probes the power of flavonoids in fighting Alzheimer’s disease

Backed by a diverse research team, Jun Tan, MD, PhD, often takes the road less traveled when it comes to searching for new treatments for disorders affecting both […]

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NIH hypertension study makes a stronger case for aiming for even lower blood pressure

A national clinical trial was halted when it became evident that more intensive management of high blood pressure for certain people improved survival and incidence of heart attacks, […]