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USF Health names Dr. Victoria Rich as dean of USF College of Nursing

Dr. Rich, a transformative nurse leader and innovator, brings a wealth of knowledge to USF in interprofessional education and practice   TAMPA, Fla. (May 18, 2017) – The […]

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USF Health aims to reduce hookah use in undergraduate students

The prevalence of current cigarette use has declined, according to the 2014 Surgeon General’s report, The Health Consequences of Smoking-50 Years of Progress. However, there is significant evidence […]

USF Women’s Health Collaborative celebrates National Women’s Health Week

The Women’s Health Collaborative at the University of South Florida celebrated National Women’s Health Week by awarding four seed grants to interdisciplinary research projects at its third annual […]

Dr. Krischer tapped to strengthen internal medicine’s federally funded research

Jeffrey Krischer, PhD, Distinguished University Health Professor and director of the Health Informatics Institute at the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine, has been appointed Vice […]

Top talent from USF Health earn Outstanding Staff Awards, and Employee of the Year

Nineteen USF Health staff members were among several dozen USF employees honored May 10 with Outstanding Staff Awards. In addition, USF Health’s Carolyn Mercurio Dove was one of two […]

Jeffrey Krischer ranked #1 NIH-funded principal investigator in the world

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is home to the world’s top NIH-funded principal investigator. Jeffrey Krischer, PhD, Distinguished University Health Professor and director of the Health […]

When patients choose, they lose weight and reduce diabetes risk

More than 80 million Americans have prediabetes, increasing their chances of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. USF […]

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USF Health commencement celebrates educational milestones [video]

Between the entry of the university’s mace and turning their cap tassels to the left, 532 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s students walked across the stage of the Sun […]

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Dr. Nishit Patel dives deep into data for his practice, for his patients and, ultimately, for cures [video]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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 […]

Jay Dean’s hyperbaric neurophysiology research probes depths of deep-sea risks

Some of the same gases in the air we breathe to stay alive can become harmful, even deadly, at increased atmospheric pressure. “Oxygen becomes toxic and nitrogen starts […]

Wanted: More physician-scientists

The term physician-scientist may be confusing to some, and the pathway to becoming a successful physician-scientist is probably unclear to many. For purpose of this column, a physician-scientist […]

USF Pharmacy students, faculty inducted into newest chapter of national honor society

The USF College of Pharmacy continued with firsts as the young school was officially accepted as a chapter of the international Rho Chi Honor Society, and 43 of […]

USF’s Psychiatry Department receives commendation from Tampa City Council

Glenn Currier, MD, professor and chair of the USF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, was presented with a formal commendation and plaque April 28 when the Tampa […]

Dr. Terri Ashmeade named a fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine

USF Health’s Terri Ashmeade, MD, was among the senior women faculty members recently selected for the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women. […]

USF Health Dermatology offers free Melanoma Monday screenings May 2

Physicians from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery will offer free first-come, first-serve skin cancer screenings to the public from 5 to 7 […]