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Hunger Luncheon helps illustrate what it means to be hungry

Life can change in a minute, leaving you and your family so impoverished you don’t know where your next meal will come from. That was one of several […]

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Stress-related protein speeds progression of Alzheimer’s disease [VIDEO]

USF-led study suggests FKBP51 is a new treatment target for diseases with tau pathology Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2013) – A stress-related protein genetically linked to depression, anxiety […]

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Scientific symposium to share latest advances in ataxia research [VIDEO]

Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance and University of South Florida host Sept. 5th event Tampa, FL (August 28, 2013) – Leading scientists and clinicians searching for a treatment for […]

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Age-related research highlighted during NIA director’s visit to USF

The director of the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging yesterday visited the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, the state’s only freestanding Alzheimer’s center offering clinical […]

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USF Health Diabetes Home for Healthy Living makes managing diabetes much simpler for patients and their families

Not sure what to expect, Alison Winters walked into the new USF Health Diabetes Home for Healthy Living in the Westshore area of Tampa. What she found was […]

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New treatments better than standard ones just over half the time

That’s evidence the randomized clinical trial system works, USF researcher reports in Nature USF Distinguished Professor Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, PhD, has studied the ethics of randomized clinical trials […]

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Public Health welcomes new students with record number of online offerings

Student demand for distance learning to complement classroom teaching climbs With three new online degrees, a resource expo, and a celebrity guest, USF’s College of Public Health kicked […]

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Congressman tours USF School of Physical Therapy

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis toured the USF School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences Aug. 20 as part of a visit to learn more about the University of […]

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MD freshmen help build a program, a la Harry Potter, that makes a growing school feel smaller

Behind the adventure and magic found in the Harry Potter series is a mentor-building practice actually used in many boarding schools, colleges and medical schools – sorting new […]

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New pharmacy students challenged to embrace interprofessional future of health

They were welcomed by the leaders of each college and school within USF Health – a united front showing the power of collaborative caring. The incoming College of […]

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Simple coat, honored symbol

  As fashion statements go, the coats aren’t anything special. Plain vanilla. Hip length, loose fit. Roomy pockets, big enough for papers and stethoscopes. But what these garments […]

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USF gets $4.2 M federal grant to help uninsured across Florida navigate health care coverage options

The Department of Health and Human Services navigator award is the largest in Florida, and second nationwide A $4.2 million grant awarded to the University of South Florida […]

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USF and Clear Health Alliance join forces to offer quality HIV/AIDS care to Medicaid patients

Tampa, FL (August 13, 2013) – Clear Health Alliance, a Medicaid plan with a designated specialty for HIV/AIDS, offered by Simply Healthcare Plans, has partnered with the USF […]

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Public Health’s summer commencement features oldest grad, first DrPH degree

Hot temperatures and fewer graduates tend to make summer commencements a little subdued. But, not at the USF College of Public Health. This summer’s class of 164 undergraduate, master’s […]

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New MD, DPT students welcomed

With diverse backgrounds and experiences, they look forward to beginning the journey toward their advanced healthcare professions together More than 200 strong, they nearly filled the LVHN Auditorium […]

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USF Health students help author new book on Parkinson’s disease

Two USF Health students were major contributing authors to a new book providing a comprehensive description of current treatment options for Parkinson’s disease. Madeline Snyder, a third-year medical […]