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USF Public Health plays pivotal role in Hillsborough County’s plan to prevent violence

Preliminary analysis of a Hillsborough County youth survey identifies a range of risk factors for violence, but also indicates that schools may be well positioned to help implement […]

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USF-VA study finds long-term consequences for traumatic brain injury sufferers

Research with rat models finds chronic inflammation, suppression of cell regeneration, and neuronal cell loss contribute to wide range of motor and cognitive deficits TAMPA, FL  (Jan. 4, 2013) – […]

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USF Health celebrates whirlwind progress of 2012, looks ahead to New Year

For USF Health, 2012 was a fast-paced year in which the foundations laid for transforming health continue to gain momentum.  As we look ahead to an even more […]

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Top 10 USF Health News stories of 2012

From a  USF public health researcher’s discovery of a “happy gene” for women — news picked up by media worldwide — to the opening of a first-of-its-kind simulation center to […]

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USF medical school launches new Master’s in Health Informatics, all online

The list for high-demand jobs nearly always includes careers in health care. And among those, you’ll likely see health informatics, a field that is consistently in the top […]

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Dr. Mack Reavis named president of Lakeland Regional

Dr. Mack Reavis has been named president of Lakeland Regional Medical Center, the hospital that is becoming the first member of the newly created USF Health System. In […]

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Dr. Menezes to lead international affairs at USF Health, Morsani College of Medicine

Lynette Menezes, PhD, was recently named  new assistant dean for international affairs in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, as well as assistant vice president for international affairs […]

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USF pediatric psychologist suggests ways to help children cope during crisis

By Kathleen Armstrong, PhD, NCSP Most of us are in a state of disbelief because of the recent horrific events at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. We […]

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Improved prevention and search techniques may help recovery, avoid incidents of missing drivers with dementia

The study, led by USF Nursing, has implications for the development of Silver Alert-type programs Tampa, FL (Dec. 14, 2012)— A new study focusing on how people with […]

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Two-thirds of the local Best Doctors in America list are connected to this region’s only academic medical center: USF Health

This year, more USF Health physicians than ever are transforming the health care of residents throughout the Tampa Bay area, as the 2012 Best Doctors in America®  list clearly shows. Thirty-six […]

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Combining Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s disease expertise under one roof benefits research, patient care [VIDEO]

Earlier this year, the USF Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center moved from Harbourside Medical Tower on the Tampa General Hospital campus into its new home on the […]

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USF center leads in research critical for developing new treatments to slow or stop Parkinson’s disease

The USF Parkinson’s Disease and Movement Disorders Center, established in 1986, treats patients with Parkinson’s disease and other movement disorders, including tremor, dystonia, chorea and restless legs syndrome.  […]

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USF to conduct study targeting HIV prevention in gay young men

Project PrEPare will enroll participants at 14 sites across the country,  including USF Health’s Ybor Youth Clinic Tampa, FL (Dec. 10, 2012) – The University of South Florida […]

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USF theater students lift holiday spirit of Alzheimer’s caregivers

The caregivers who attended their long-standing monthly support group at the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Thursday were treated to some much needed holiday respite. A group of […]

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USF launches online MPH degree in epidemiology

Beginning in May, epidemiology graduate students at the University of South Florida College of Public Health will be able to earn a master of public health degree in an […]

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Mock trial in first-year curriculum sets USF Pharmacy apart, giving students early focus on critical thinking, communications [VIDEO]

  From its inception, the USF College of Pharmacy set out to be a pacesetter for teaching future pharmacists. A perfect example of just how innovative the young […]