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USF College of Nursing receives $2.6 million NIH grant to study link between pregnancy, depression and a parasite

Dr. Maureen Groer heads a group of USF Health researchers in a five-year study examining the relationship between a common parasite and how it affects the brain of […]

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Dr. Terri Ashmeade named a fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine

USF Health’s Terri Ashmeade, MD, was among the senior women faculty members recently selected for the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women. […]

USF Health Dermatology offers free Melanoma Monday screenings May 2

Physicians from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery will offer free first-come, first-serve skin cancer screenings to the public from 5 to 7 […]

USF Department of Psychiatry hosts Mental Health Awareness Month events

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences is hosting a series of events in May as part of its inaugural Mental Health […]

USF Health team wins state-wide Sapphire award for the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative

The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC), which is based in the Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies and is part of the USF College of Public Health, […]

Panel discusses challenges, opportunities of fixing the health care system

Question: How do you build an integrated health system to stem the unsustainable rise in health care costs that provides access to affordable, high-quality care at all stages […]

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Empowered and hopeful, 172 new physicians graduate from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

  The largest class in the history of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine filled the stage of the Carol Morsani Hall in the Straz Center for […]

USF Health’s Dr. John Curran named Deputy Secretary of Children’s Medical Services

USF Health’s John Curran, MD, was named deputy secretary of Children’s Medical Services (CMS) by the Florida Department of Health. Dr. Curran, who is professor of pediatrics, associate […]

USF Health faculty, students team up to give medical care in Haiti

More than 2,200 patients in a small village in Haiti benefited from a two-week visit by USF Health faculty, students and resident physicians as part of a medical […]

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Teen never realized how undernourished she was until USF surgeon corrects digestive blockage

USF surgeon Dr. Charles Paidas reconstructed Kaitlin Smith’s intestines, fixing a problem that had haunted the teen her entire life Kaitlin Smith earned great grades and awards in […]

Older African Americans incur more medical debt than older whites

Tampa, FL (April 15, 2016) — Older African American adults incur substantially more medical debt compared to older whites, reports a new study by researchers from the University […]

Patient advisory council aims to strengthen USF Physicians Group patient experience

A newly formed Family and Patient Advisory Council is helping the USF Physicians Group hear directly from patients on ways to improve patient experience at USF Health. Made […]

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USF Physical Therapy launches $1.3M FEMA back injury prevention study with Tampa Bay firefighters

The 13-month trial assessing targeted exercises to reduce the risk of low back injury begins with Tampa Fire Rescue and will expand to fire departments in St. Petersburg […]

USF COPH fills National Public Health Week with awareness and community events

The USF College of Public Health hosted National Public Health week with a series of events spanning from film screenings to blood drives. It’s an opportunity to raise […]

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USF Pharmacy students celebrate a successful Match for seniors heading to residency programs

Senior USF pharmacy students were surrounded by classmates as they celebrated their Match Day April 8. The special gathering was a culmination of the several weeks needed to […]

Zika Virus UPDATE #1: Q&A

The Zika virus pandemic continues to expand. As of March 23, 2016 there were 39 countries included on the CDC’s Travel Alerts (http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/notices). In a remarkably short span […]