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USF STEM Academy students experience “wow factor” at hands-on robotics session

Forehead buried in a surgery console, Savannah Summy, 16, appeared intent on tying a knot in the suture thread using micro-movements of the robotic instruments she controlled remotely. […]

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Defeating river blindness one village at a time [VIDEO]

Thomas Unnasch, PhD,  professor and chair of global health in the USF College of Public Health, is one of the world’s leading experts on onchocerciasis, or river blindness, […]

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USF Pharmacy gets grant from CoreRx and Florida High Tech Corridor to train students in pharmaceutical industry innovation

Tampa, FL (June 24, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of Pharmacy received a $195,000 grant  from CoreRx, Inc., a research-based drug development firm, and the […]

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Dr. Stephen Klasko named to lead prominent Philadelphia university and hospital system

Tampa, FL – (June 20, 2013) – Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, dean of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and CEO of USF Health, has been […]

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USF medical students shine bright in AMA spotlight, earning awards and taking the national stage

Taking active roles on a national stage earned several high-profile awards for students at the  USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, including showcasing the comprehensive range of involvement by the USF chapter […]

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Art for Clinicians: Do You See What I See? [VIDEO]

It isn’t your typical classroom. But for students in the colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health at USF Health, the Contemporary Art Museum may be the place […]

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Nontoxic therapy proves effective against metastatic cancer in preclinical research

The mouse model study by USF researchers combined ketogenic diet and hyperbaric oxygen therapy Tampa, FL (June 5, 2013) – A combination of nontoxic dietary and hyperbaric oxygen therapies effectively […]

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Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute supports The Longest Day to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Tampa, FL – (June 10, 2013) The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association for The Longest Day® to honor those living with […]

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Our Challenge to You: How is USF Health Making Life Better?

Rise to the USF Health “Making Life Better” Challenge to help raise awareness of our value to Tampa Bay and beyond. We’re challenging you – our community of […]

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TGH and USF Health approved for membership in Children’s Oncology Group

Tampa, FL (June 4, 2013) – Tampa General Hospital’s Children’s Medical Center and USF Health recently earned admission into the world’s largest organization focused exclusively on pediatric cancer […]

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BRIDGE Clinic receives donation from University Area CDC

Critical partnership provides primary medical care, health education and resources neeeded to improve health outcomes in the University Area Community   Tampa, FL – The efforts of the USF students who […]

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USF researchers find far-reaching, mirovascular damage in uninjured side of brain after stroke

Findings suggest that blood-brain barrier integrity suffers days after ischemic stroke, leading to serious complications; repair of this protective barrier might prevent them Tampa, FL (May 20, 2013) […]

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PCORI awards $2.1M to USF College of Nursing to study cancer symptom management

Tampa, FL (May 23, 2013) – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a $2.1-million award to the University of South Florida College of Nursing to study […]

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USF Health’s expertise returns title-winning speed to UT swimmer

When a subject line of an email reads “your patient Heather Glenday — Univ. of Tampa Swimmer” you pause. Could this be sad news? Luckily, it was wonderful […]

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Dr. David Smith named chief medical officer of CAMLS

Dr. David Smith, chair of the Department of Surgery, has been named the new chief medical officer of the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, […]

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Gallery of Scholarship showcases medical students’ discovery and innovation

University of South Florida senior medical student Kenzo Koike’s capstone project was a reflection of the nine months he spent in Peru — learning about the healthcare system, […]