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U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor visits USF Nursing, discusses nursing workforce bill proposal

Strengthening the education and training of the nation’s nursing workforce is critical to advancing patient care in an increasing complex health care system. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor emphasized […]

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USF Health to host Tampa DogFest to help raise funds for canine companions and service dogs

A dog can be much more than simply the family pet.  For many people, their dog is a necessity for daily living – from navigating to retrieving items […]

USF Health faculty spend a day in court to see inside the legal system

After spending a morning in courtrooms at the George Edgecomb Courthouse in downtown Tampa, USF Health faculty, administrators and students saw firsthand the similarities of the medical and […]

Physical Therapy Class of 2018 takes an oath of commitment to professionalism [video]

Humility, grit and gratefulness, three traits every physical therapy student should have throughout their careers. That’s the advice from Sharon Dunn, PT, PhD, OCS, president of the American […]

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USF Health celebrates “10 Together As One” [multimedia]

Approximately 1,000 USF Health faculty, staff and students — many sporting their USF green and gold — gathered beneath the oaks near Lake Behnke today to celebrate the […]

USF Physicians Group launches patient satisfaction survey, asking 12,000 patients about their care at USF Health [video]

Because the best way for anyone to improve is to hear feedback, providers and support staff across the USF Physicians Group will soon know how patients feel about […]

In memoriam: Dr. William N. Spellacy

One of the first maternal-fetal medicine subspecialists, he excelled at academic medicine and advanced women’s health with a focus on the patient USF Health’s William N. Spellacy, a […]

Jun Tan probes the power of flavonoids in fighting Alzheimer’s disease

Backed by a diverse research team, Jun Tan, MD, PhD, often takes the road less traveled when it comes to searching for new treatments for disorders affecting both […]

NIH hypertension study makes a stronger case for aiming for even lower blood pressure

A national clinical trial was halted when it became evident that more intensive management of high blood pressure for certain people improved survival and incidence of heart attacks, […]

USF Health, Aetna report on national community-based study of cancer genetic counseling and testing services

Study identifies gaps in clinical genetic counseling services for women undergoing BRCA genetic testing Tampa, FL (Oct. 1, 2015) – A University of South Florida-led research collaboration with Aetna, […]

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Taking on roles of health professionals, fifth graders ‘staff’ new USF Health, TGH sponsored space at Muma JA BizTown [video]

Fifth graders taking part in their Junior Achievement (JA) field trip to the Muma JA BizTown in north Tampa on Sept. 29 had a new ‘storefront’ to staff […]

USF Health awarded $4M by NIH to assess effects of placental microvasculature and smoking on fetal growth

Bridging laboratory and clinical sciences, the study aims to improve the health outcomes  of pregnancies complicated by poor fetal growth Tampa, FL (Sept. 28, 2015) – The USF […]

USF Health midwives to host screening of “The Mama Sherpas”

Midwives from USF Health will host a free screening of The Mama Sherpas at 6 p.m., Monday, Sept. 28, at the Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation […]

Maximize Research Support Salary when writing NIH grant budgets

The MCOM Research Office is often asked how to write budgets for NIH grants with significant “% effort” by both basic scientists and clinicians. Since the latter receive […]

Reach outside your zone when reading research literature

In today’s world of web-based access to the published literature, we may have lost something in terms of reading science for pleasure.  Moreover, I suspect that many investigators […]

Researchers find potential source of insulin-producing cells in adult human pancreas

The USF-led study may lead to drug therapies to replenish cells destroyed or damaged by diabetes Tampa, FL (Sept. 23, 2015) — Cells that express neurogenin 3 (NGN3) […]