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Students gain peek inside today’s doctor’s bag at the 5th annual Student Symposium

While today’s physician doesn’t carry a bag full of devices for examining and treating patients – like those of a hundred years ago – they do carry a […]

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New brief therapy eases symptoms of combat-related psychological trauma, USF Nursing study shows [VIDEO]

The research suggests Accelerated Resolution Therapy may be an option for veterans who do not respond optimally to conventional therapies endorsed by the Department of Defense and VA […]

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USF BOT approves plan for PhD program in rehabilitation sciences

The University of South Florida Board of Trustees approved a plan Dec. 5 to create a new PhD program in Rehabilitation Sciences at USF Health Morsani College of […]

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USF Nursing makes special deliveries, bringing holiday cheer to hospitalized children

This is the College’s second annual B.E.A.R.S. campaign –  the cuddly teddy bears are a hit at Tampa Bay hospitals Tampa, FL (Dec. 3, 2013) –This holiday season, […]

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USF global health researcher awarded Gates Foundation grant to tackle neglected parasitic diseases

Distinguished USF Health Professor Thomas Unnasch, PhD, was among the investigators to receive the latest Grand Challenges Explorations awards announced by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Dr. Unnasch […]

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Thank You, Public Health [VIDEO]

In honor of Public Health Thank You Day, the  USF College of Public Health joins Research!America and leading U.S. organizations to recognize professionals who work 24/7 to protect […]

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Ybor Youth Clinic adds affordable family planning services for those at risk

Ybor Youth Clinic, a facility specifically designed for adolescents and young adults, recently expanded the healthcare services it offers Tampa Bay area adolescents and young adults to include […]

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Case studies by USF Health neurologists link smoking “spice” with stroke in healthy, young adults

Tampa, FL (Nov. 19, 2013) – Add stroke to the list of severe health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana,  popularly known as spice or […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Lewis Barness, a pioneer in pediatrics

A physician, a mentor and a friend to all who met him will truly be missed. Lewis A. Barness, MD, a father of modern pediatrics, the founder of […]

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Glimpse at courts helps USF Health students, faculty see legal system at work

Substance abuse trials, a case of a medical clinic investment deal going wrong, juvenile court, testimony from the medical examiner for the murder trial of Dante Morris. These […]

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USF Physical Therapy puts active police officer back to work, and riding her champion horse

A career in law enforcement and a cherished hobby of showing horses were heading toward dead ends for Janise Man-Son-Hing. Since November 2011, ever-increasing back pain was preventing […]

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USF student group brings international film on educating girls to Tampa Theatre

An international film showing the impact education has on the lives of girls and women across the world was screened Nov. 10 at Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. […]

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USF Health faculty members honored for outstanding research

Four USF Health faculty members were among 11 recipients of the university’s 2013 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Awards. Cesario Borlongan, PhD; Chad Dickey, PhD; and Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, […]

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Edison, FARA and USF announce EPI-743 Phase 2 Friedreich’s ataxia clinical trial in adults with point mutations

First patient enrolled to evaluate investigational drug’s effectiveness  in rare Friedreich’s ataxia genotype Mountain View, CA; Downingtown, PA; & Tampa, FL (Nov. 4, 2013) — Edison Pharmaceuticals, the […]

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USF medical student joins public policy experts to urge GME increase [VIDEO]

USF senior medical student Alicia Billington spoke at a congressional briefing after the Association of American Medical College (AAMC) announced record-breaking medical school enrollment and the need to […]

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Byrd Institute CEO testifies before U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Aging affects the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other degenerative diseases as much as genetics and the environment, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute CEO […]