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USF Public Health plays pivotal role in Hillsborough County’s plan to prevent violence

Preliminary analysis of a Hillsborough County youth survey identifies a range of risk factors for violence, but also indicates that schools may be well positioned to help implement […]

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USF College of Nursing Partners with Scotland’s University of Stirling to Study Innovative PTSD Therapy for Veterans

USF Nursing extends Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) internationally after showing promising results in the United States Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of […]

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USF Health Pharmacy students join clinical staff at BRIDGE Clinic

Patients are likely to benefit the most from the added expertise of USF Health College of Pharmacy students to the USF Health BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic staff. Pharmacy students […]

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David Morgan appointed to state Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee

David Morgan, PhD, CEO of the the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, was one of seven Floridians recently appointed to the state’s Alzheimer’s Disease Advisory Committee by Governor […]

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USF leads national clinical trial testing potential Friedreich’s ataxia drug

Natchez Hanson considers one of her proudest accomplishments walking across the stage to receive her college diploma – earning a bachelor’s degree in math education.   Hansen, 24, now […]

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Stress-related protein speeds progression of Alzheimer’s disease [VIDEO]

USF-led study suggests FKBP51 is a new treatment target for diseases with tau pathology Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2013) – A stress-related protein genetically linked to depression, anxiety […]

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Scientific symposium to share latest advances in ataxia research [VIDEO]

Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance and University of South Florida host Sept. 5th event Tampa, FL (August 28, 2013) – Leading scientists and clinicians searching for a treatment for […]

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Age-related research highlighted during NIA director’s visit to USF

The director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging yesterday visited the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, the state’s only freestanding Alzheimer’s center offering clinical […]

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USF Health Diabetes Home for Healthy Living makes managing diabetes much simpler for patients and their families

Not sure what to expect, Alison Winters walked into the new USF Health Diabetes Home for Healthy Living in the Westshore area of Tampa. What she found was […]

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New treatments better than standard ones just over half the time

That’s evidence the randomized clinical trial system works, USF researcher reports in Nature USF Distinguished Professor Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, PhD, has studied the ethics of randomized clinical trials […]

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Public Health welcomes new students with record number of online offerings

Student demand for distance learning to complement classroom teaching climbs With three new online degrees, a resource expo, and a celebrity guest, USF’s College of Public Health kicked […]

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Congressman tours USF School of Physical Therapy

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis toured the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Aug. 20 as part of a visit to learn more about the University of […]

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MD freshmen help build a program, a la Harry Potter, that makes a growing school feel smaller

Behind the adventure and magic found in the Harry Potter series is a mentor-building practice actually used in many boarding schools, colleges and medical schools – sorting new […]

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New pharmacy students challenged to embrace interprofessional future of health

They were welcomed by the leaders of each college and school within USF Health – a united front showing the power of collaborative caring. The incoming College of […]

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Simple coat, honored symbol

  As fashion statements go, the coats aren’t anything special. Plain vanilla. Hip length, loose fit. Roomy pockets, big enough for papers and stethoscopes. But what these garments […]

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USF gets $4.2 M federal grant to help uninsured across Florida navigate health care coverage options

The Department of Health and Human Services navigator award is the largest in Florida, and second nationwide A $4.2 million grant awarded to the University of South Florida […]