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USF STEM Academy students experience “wow factor” at hands-on robotics session

Forehead buried in a surgery console, Savannah Summy, 16, appeared intent on tying a knot in the suture thread using micro-movements of the robotic instruments she controlled remotely. […]

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Dr. Douglas Holt tapped to lead Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine

Tampa, FL (Dec. 5, 2012) – Douglas A. Holt, MD, FACP, the Andor Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine, has been named director of  the Division of Infectious Disease and […]

Richard Oehler

Podcasts spreading information to battle infectious disease

Richard Oehler, MD, FACP, often gets questions about obscure infectious diseases. After all, it’s his field.But these days, Dr. Oehler gets questions from all around the world, thanks […]

Donald Post, Donna Petersen, World AIDS Day, dean's lecture series

USF public health student shares unique perspective on HIV/AIDS

When USF public health student Donald Post entered the College of Public Health Auditorium Thursday morning to deliver his Dean’s Lecture Series talk in recognition of World AIDS […]

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Five USF Health researchers elected 2012 AAAS Fellows

USF among top 10 organizations worldwide with 15 Fellows named this year USF Health researchers comprised a third (5) of the record number of University of South Florida […]

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Dr. Sinnott appointed chair of Department of Internal Medicine

The infectious diseases expert will lead the medical school’s largest department Tampa, FL (Nov. 28, 2012) – John T. Sinnott, MD, the James P. Cullison Professor of Medicine, […]

Thomas Chirikos, Health Policy and Management

In Memoriam: Thomas N. Chirikos, PhD

Thomas N. Chirikos, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the USF College of Public Health, passed away on November 23, 2013.  Dr. […]

Platz family, USF Diabetes Center, World Diabetes Day 2012

USF Diabetes Center celebrates progress in improving patients’ lives

The USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare was bathed in blue light in celebration of World Diabetes Day on Wednesday night, Nov. 14.   Inside the USF Diabetes […]

Jorge Marcet, colorectal surgeon

New option for colon cancer surgery integrates precision imaging

Combined with advanced robotics, the new imaging technology helps surgeons to selectively remove tumor and leave normal tissue intact Tampa, FL (Nov. 12, 2012) – Earlier this month at […]

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Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute awarded Kendal Charitable Funds grant to conduct East Tampa memory screenings

Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, 2012) — The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has been awarded the Kendal Charitable Funds’ first Promising Innovations grant to develop an Alzheimer’s disease […]

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USF Nursing hosts national conference to address veterans’ health needs

Tampa, FL (Nov. 8, 2012) – Nursing education and research designed to meet the health needs of veterans, service members and their families will be the focus when […]

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USF Health names director of Heart Institute and new chair of Cardiovascular Sciences

New leadership to strengthen heart health initiatives Tampa, FL (Nov. 7, 2012) – USF Health today announced two new appointments to strengthen its key initiatives in heart treatment […]

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USF-China study: Acupuncture may treat hypertension through antioxidant effects

Animal-model research examines molecular mechanisms for blood-pressure lowering effect of ancient Chinese therapy An increase in antioxidant enzymes triggered by acupuncture appeared to play a role in reducing […]

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Dr. Adewale Troutman becomes president of nation’s largest public health organization

Tampa, FL (Nov. 2, 2012) – This week’s 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association marked the beginning of the one-year term of incoming APHA president […]

Michael Albrink, general surgery

USF physician performs Tampa General’s first single-site robotic surgery

Dr. Michael Albrink, a general surgeon at  the University of South Florida, performed the first minimally invasive single-site robotic surgery at Tampa General Hospital on Saturday morning, Oct. 29.  […]

Danielle Kurant, Scholarly Concentrations Program, medical students, 2012

Scholarly Concentrations Symposium tackles research and ethics

Leading with a panel discussion of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” this year’s Scholarly Concentrations Program Student Symposium sparked some intriguing ethical questions about physician-patient relationships, informed […]