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COPH, USF Health had a hand in biggest state tobacco settlement

As the American Cancer Society leads the nation in observing the annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 20, the USF College of Public Health and USF Health can celebrate their […]

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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 […]

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USF Nursing receives NIH award to study HIV prevention in college-aged black women [VIDEO]

Tampa, FL (July 30, 2013) – The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) awarded $267,732 to the University of South Florida College of Nursing to study ways to […]

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USF President Judy Genshaft names Interim Health Leadership

Harry van Loveren, MD, chair of the Morsani College of Medicine Neurosurgery Department, and Donna Petersen, ScD, dean of the College of Public Health, have been selected as […]

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USF-led study suggests some patients with chronic fatigue-like illness may benefit from anti-herpesvirus drug treatment

Tampa, FL (July 25, 2013) – Many experts believe that chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has several root causes including some viruses. Now, lead scientists Shara Pantry, Maria Medveczky […]

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Low doses of psychedelic drug erases conditioned fear in mice

The USF researchers unexpected finding has implications for treatment of PTSD and related disorders Low doses of a psychedelic drug erased the conditioned fear response in mice, suggesting […]

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New Physician Assistant program director aims for 2015 start for students

Twenty-four students by summer 2015. That’s the first target for David Kotun, PA-C, EdD. Second and third marks for the founding director of USF’s Physician Assistant (PA) degree […]

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USF Nursing investigates whether improving sleep reduces heart disease risk in caregivers [VIDEO]

The NIA-funded study focuses on those who care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease at home Tampa, FL (July 9, 2013) – The University of South Florida […]

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New USF Tillman Scholars want to pursue careers in medicine to help other veterans

Three University of South Florida students recently named 2013-14 Tillman Military Scholars all  aspire to become physicians and were selected for their service, leadership and academic excellence. Richard […]