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Join the fun! USF Health’s Multicultural Week Celebration is full of activities

USF Health is celebrating Multicultural Week. Here are some images capturing the week-long celebration. Farther below is the schedule for the events. Monday, November 13   Microaggressions – […]

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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 […]

Harvard health economist to lead health care panel discussion with experts from USF Health and community

Tampa, FL (April 6, 2016) — Meredith Rosenthal, PhD, professor of health economics and policy and associate dean for diversity at Harvard School of Public Health, will lead […]

Mosquito species may be key to transmitting EEE virus in southeast U.S.

USF-led study of Culex erraticus probes ecology of Eastern equine encephalitis virus, one of the most deadly mosquito-borne viruses, which can affect horses and, in rare cases, humans. […]

Med students develop health care solutions in Dominican Republic

In preparation for an upcoming mission trip to the Dominican Republic in October 2016, students in the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA) are working to raise awareness about their […]

Boost your interdisciplinary research opportunities

We have been talking a lot about interdisciplinary research at the Morsani College of Medicine and USF Health recently, so I want to share some interesting nuances to […]

USF neonatologist studies inflammatory pathways that may lead to new treatments for sickest newborns [multimedia]

University of South Florida neonatologist Akhil Maheshwari, MD, and his team advance research to understand, detect and identify novel treatments for necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, a life-threatening inflammatory […]

Pirates invade USF Match Day 2016, deliver good news to USF medical students heading to residencies

Gasparilla’s Ye Mystic Krewe pirates and U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor cheer on senior medical students as they learned where they will conduct their medical residencies. Miss the UStream […]

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine moves up in latest U.S. News rankings

Push for excellence in research and education leads to 16 position rise since last year The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has upped its game in the […]

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Morsani College of Medicine and its departments advance in the 2015 Blue Ridge Reports

USF Pediatrics is ranked #1 in the nation for NIH funding. USF Ob/Gyn is #10. The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine colleges and several of its departments […]

Rhea Chiles tribute celebrates USF center’s legacy, looks to its future [videos]

Public health scholars and community leaders gather to highlight 20 years of the Chiles Center’s statewide contributions to the health of mothers, children and families As they celebrated […]