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Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing […]

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USF College of Nursing to train health care professionals on chronic pain diagnosis and treatment

Tampa, FL (Aug. 1, 2016) – Pain is a leading cause of disability in the United States. Abuse of pain prescription opioids is also at an all-time high. […]

USF team part of global health effort to accelerate neglected infectious diseases drug discovery

The researchers screened 400 compounds for the Malaria Box project, one of the first open-source drug discovery efforts to combat infectious diseases Tampa, FL (July 28, 2016) — […]

Computerized brain training designed to improve visual attention reduces dementia risk

Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida […]

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Placental syndromes increase women’s short-term risk for cardiovascular diseases

University of South Florida study indicates these syndromes, when combined with poor pregnancy outcomes, can confer additional cardiovascular disease risk sooner Tampa, FL (July 22, 2016) — The […]

USF Nursing team gains global health experience in Panama, makes an impact with donations

USF College of Nursing students and faculty recently spent two weeks in Panama, helping to provide care and learning firsthand about global health. The annual trip is one […]

Florida’s health department, a USF Health partner, first to get national accreditation

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has been a long-standing partner of the USF College of Public Health. This year that bond grows stronger with the DOH’s recent […]

USF Health’s Kimberly Constantine leaving for opportunities at UPMC

After more than 20 years of supporting nearly everything USF, Kimberly A. Constantine, MS, will be leaving Tampa to take an opportune position at the University of Pittsburgh […]

46 USF staff earn Quiet Quality Awards

Because of their exceptional job performance at USF, 46 staff members earned Quiet Quality Awards and were recognized and presented with their award at a ceremony held July […]

USF Public Health awarded Army contract to train military clinicians in treatment of PTSD

Tampa, FLA (July 6, 2016) – The University of South Florida College of Public Health has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and […]

University police are here for the USF Health community [video]

The nooks and crannies of the many, large and maze-like buildings that make of USF Health could seem impossible to navigate by anyone. But if faculty, staff or […]

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Zika Virus UPDATE #2: Q&A

By Douglas A. Holt, MD Andor Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (Updated June 24, 2016) […]

USF Health welcomes new resident physicians

A heartfelt welcome, some good advice for navigating USF Graduate Medical Education program, and a glimpse of the hard realities found in today’s health care system were part […]

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute ready to take clinical trials on the road

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute unveiled its mobile Memory Research Suite on June 28 – a groundbreaking traveling “clinic” designed to bring the latest clinical drug trials […]

USF Health psychiatrist comments on community healing after traumatic events [video]

In the aftermath of a the recent mass shooting at an Orlando night club, Glenn Currier, MD, MPH, chair of the USF Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral […]

USF Student Veteran Awarded Tillman Military Scholarship

TAMPA, Fla. (June 16, 2016) – University of South Florida student and Bronze Star Medal recipient Jeffrey Sargent is among the 60 U.S. military service veterans and military spouses […]