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Fall 2017: USF Health welcomes new students

It’s an exciting time at USF Health. Colleges across health disciplines celebrated the new fall semester, welcoming more than 1,600 new students to different programs. In this blog […]

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MCOM Class of 2018 transitions from classroom to clinical settings for next phase of education

Always do what’s best for your patients. This is the advice presented to 121 second-year medical students as they formally entered their third year of medical school at […]

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Expansion of USF Health midwifery program gives women more options for delivering their babies [video]

There was no question for Alayna Vernon that she would partner with a midwife to help deliver her babies. After all, her great grandmother was a midwife and […]

Check here for changes in USF Health clinical operations

UPDATED: June 6, 5:30 PM — All USF Health clinical sites will be open with normal operating hours on Tuesday, June 7. For USF student information, click here. * * * […]

Meditation-based therapy reduces anxiety, fear and fatigue among breast cancer survivors, USF Nursing study reports

Tampa, FL (June 6, 2016) – A meditation-based stress reduction intervention significantly improved psychological and physical symptoms among breast cancer survivors, a University of South Florida College of […]

Sister Cities agreement unites partners in innovation

USF Health is playing a key role in helping advance a new Sister Cities agreement between Tampa Mayor Bob Buckhorn and the Mayor of Lanzhou, China, Yuan Zhanting. […]

Read between the lines of editors’ comments

This month I’d like to discuss editors’ decisions on manuscripts. I recently ran across a stack of comments from editors and reviewers of my own manuscripts, and I […]

VA Research Day showcases opportunities for Haley VA, USF Health collaborations

Opportunities for enhanced collaboration were revealed as leaders from USF Health and the James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital gathered for a panel discussion and symposium May 23 — […]

COPH occupational medicine residents learn from dummies

When it comes to simulating a large scale crisis, USF College of Public Health students in the master of science in public health (MSPH) occupational medicine residency program […]

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Region’s leading medical groups partner to form clinically integrated health care network

Tampa, FL (May 24, 2016) –  Tampa Bay Health Alliance, LLC, (TBHA) today announced its formation as a new partnership of five leading medical groups, creating a clinically […]

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 […]