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Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory […]

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Wise words prepare third-year medical students for transition to patient care

Their first day as third-year medical students began with advice and words of wisdom, as well as applause and hugs. On March 4, as friends and family watched, […]

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USF Health’s partnership with Lakeland Regional Medical Center advances

March 1, 2013 (Lakeland, FL)  – Upon the  recommendation of Elaine Thompson, PhD, president and CEO of Lakeland Regional Health Systems, Inc. , the Lakeland Regional Medical Center/LRHS […]

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Jim Burkhart takes helm as Tampa General Hospital CEO

Jim  Burkhart becomes Tampa General Hospital’s new CEO on Monday, March 4, marking a new era  in USF Health’s longstanding partnership with its major teaching hospital. Burkhart joins Tampa General […]

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Students aim to improve patient safety with new USF Health interdisciplinary group

Despite countless hours of prevention training for healthcare professionals, urinary tract infections (UTIs) remain a big problem in nearly every hospital in the country. To help curb, and […]

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Lead exposure linked to lower state achievement test scores of Detroit students

- USF College of Public Health’s Nanhua Zhang led the study while a doctoral student at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI (Feb. 26, 2013) – […]

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Dr. William S. Quillen appointed to Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice

Florida Governor Rick Scott has appointed USF Health’s William S.  Quillen, PT, DPT, PhD, FACSM, as a new member of the state’s Board of Physical Therapy Practice.  Dr. Quillen is associate […]

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Research Day speaker: Move genetic discovery to medical practice

Cancer, cardiovascular illnesses and most other common diseases now have multiple medications that may work – yet none of them work on more than half the patients, keynote […]

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USF Health Research Day 2013: Emerging Scientists and Top-Tier Research

Few other events bring together USF’s emerging scientists better than the annual USF Health Research Day. The day-long event showcases the best and the brightest researchers across all […]

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Dr. John Petrila named chair of Health Policy and Management

The USF College of Public Health recently welcomed John Petrila, JD, LLM, as chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management. Dr. Petrila joined the college as […]

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Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute and USF Health team up for groundbreaking study of new gene therapy for heart failure

The first of its kind, an investigational drug, may enhance the body’s stem cell response at the site of cardiovascular injury   TAMPA, Florida (Feb. 20, 2013) – Cardiovascular […]

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USF athletic trainers bring their A-game to TECO team members’ safety

The following story, written by Brian Lott, appeared Feb. 8, 2013, in TECO Energy News. It has been slightly edited. A partnership between Tampa Electric’s safety team and […]

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Reminder: USF Health Research Day is Feb. 22

The emerging science represented at this year’s USF Health Research Day is astounding. But only by attending yourself will you see array of science and fully appreciate the […]

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A surprise on center court for future pharmacy student

Adding a personal touch to the admissions process, USF College of Pharmacy Dean Kevin Sneed, PharmD, handed a letter of acceptance to Ellen Bickel… on center court. The […]

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USF Health faculty inspire middle-school students to aim high in career choices

USF Health faculty shared the successes and challenges of the career paths they’ve traveled with students at two same-gender magnet middle schools in Hillsborough County earlier this month. […]

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USF Health, American College of Cardiology to offer free heart health screenings on Valentine’s Day

WASHINGTON (Feb. 8, 2012) — The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is partnering with the American College of Cardiology’s CardioSmart initiative, a program that encourages patients to […]