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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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Funding continues for comprehensive ALS care across Florida

The Florida Legislature has renewed funding for the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida, once again providing $1 million to ALS clinics around the state that provide […]

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Got seasonal allergies? New sublingual pill may help

Allergy sufferers are breathing a sigh of relief with the news that FDA-approved medications taken via a pill or drops under the tongue over the course of weeks […]

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In memoriam: Dr. Julian Dwornik

Julian J. Dwornik, PhD, a founding faculty member (emeritus) of the USF College of Medicine, passed away May 13, 2014. He was 76. Dr. Dwornik, a member of […]

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One Mouse, One Patient

USF Health researchers weigh in on mouse avatars for personalized cancer therapy Imagine a type of personalized treatment where mice serve as surrogates to treat human disease. A […]

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New Pharmacy Plus promises innovative patient engagement

Aimed at changing the way patients tap into the expertise of their pharmacists to better manage their health, the USF College of Pharmacy is launching the USF Health […]

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Gift to Care Mobile promotes health and well-being of children in community

Suncoast Credit Union Foundation continues commitment to USF Health Pediatrics Suncoast Credit Union Foundation recently made a gift of $50,000 to the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile (RMCM) Program […]

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Unable to narrow list to one winner, COPH names three for Greg Alexander scholarship

Deciding who among a scholarship applicant pool is both qualified and deserving can be challenging. When the College of Public Health Student Affairs Committee met to determine who […]

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USF medical students head to Europe to film how healthcare systems are working

While American politicians chip away at fixing the healthcare system in the United States, three medical students from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine will travel to […]

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USF Health welcomes Dr. Charles Lockwood

Imagine sailing through a storm, the kind where the wind and the waves are so strong it takes every ounce of your strength, skill and judgment just to […]

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USF Nursing faculty and staff open free clinic for peripheral neuropathy patients

Tampa, FL (May 7, 2014) – “I have polyneuropathy…The idiopathic kind with no clear cause.” This is how Tampa resident Bruce Dangremond, explains his struggle of living with […]

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Weight-loss surgery can reduce liver damage

USF study shows reversal of early-stage liver fibrosis after bariatric surgery Chicago, IL (May 4, 2014) — Bariatric surgery, which is best known for its ability to help […]

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USF Health’s Best Earn Outstanding Staff Awards

Eighteen staff members from USF Health were among the several dozen USF employees honored April 29 with Outstanding Staff Awards. Each year, USF employees from across campus are […]

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Study shows link between sleep apnea and hospital maternal deaths

The common sleep disorder was also associated with uncommon medical conditions leading to pregnancy-related deaths, large-scale analysis by the University of South Florida indicated Tampa, FL (May 1, […]

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USF-UWF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program welcomes inaugural class

Pensacola, Fla. (April 29, 2014) – The University of West Florida hosts a reception today to welcome the first class of seven students who were recently admitted into […]

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Pharmacy students build awareness for organ transplantation through new program

Taking a cue from USF’s own innovative pharmacy program of introducing students to as many specialties as possible before they enter the workforce, two USF pharmacy students have […]