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Patients at center of 8th annual FARA-USF scientific symposium

Patients have always been the center of the yearly scientific symposium hosted by the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) and the University of South Florida Ataxia Research Center. […]

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Poverty simulation prepares medical students for patients who struggle

Every physician will have patients who struggle so much with their day-to-day lives that following physicians recommendations, getting prescriptions filled, and even getting to appointments are huge endeavors. […]

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Physician-scientist Dr. Samuel Wickline named USF Health Heart Institute’s first director

Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has been named the first director of the USF Health Heart Institute – an important step in realizing USF Health’s goal of creating a […]

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USF conference offers national voices for Title IX, draws attendees from across the region

Best practices for handling Title IX cases, preventing gender and sex-based discrimination, and providing a fair and supportive environment for university faculty, staff and students were some of […]


Meet the Dean: Public Health’s Donna Petersen

Dean Donna Petersen, ScD, loves every aspect of public health and encourages the community to be more involved in education. Learn more about Dean Petersen and find out about […]

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USF Health and FARA to host patient-focused scientific symposium Sept. 15 [Video]

International experts from academia and industry will gather to discuss advances in Friedreich’s ataxia from the laboratory to the clinic. Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2016) — The University of […]

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USF researcher studying brain-eating parasite featured speaker at Amoeba Summit 2016

University of South Florida researchers continue to hone the high-volume screening of compounds that may lead to optimal drugs to combat the rare but deadly infection caused by […]


Important updates: USF Health Clinical Operations

7:03 p.m., Sept. 1, 2016 All USF Health Clinics, including the South Tampa Center for Advanced Healthcare, other south Tampa medical clinics and the Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare, […]


USF Health Convocation offers opportunity to continue vision for making life better [video]

Familiar faces from across USF Health gathered in the Oval Theater of the Marshall Student Center Aug. 30 to hear more about the impact each of us could […]

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USF Health team gets $3.48M National Institute on Aging grant to study link between hospital-acquired delirium and the risk or progression of dementia

Researchers will focus on tau pathology in a mouse model to elucidate underlying causes. Delirium is a serious form of mental impairment affecting 11 to 42 percent of […]

USF Health community gathered to celebrate the opening of the WELL's phase 2

The USF Health WELL Grand Opening Celebration

The new community space at the USF Health WELL is now open for business, offering a new dining facility, The Table at Four Corners, among other beneficial additions […]

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Research on excessively “leaky” microvessels may lead to better trauma treatment

Jerome Breslin studies what happens when the endothelial barrier is breeched by traumatic injury and inflammation Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death among people ages 1 […]


USF Health colleges and programs welcome new students for Fall 2016

USF Health welcomed more than 1,400 incoming students to its colleges and programs, a total that reflects record-setting up-tics in several areas. As these new students get their […]


USF Health experts lead international public health conversation on Zika virus threat [video]

Visit USF’s Zika at Our Doorstep website Florida has become ground zero for the Zika virus – home of the first non-travel related cases of the mosquito-borne virus […]

And now medical school truly begins for the Class of 2020.

Largest and most competitive: Incoming medical class makes history for USF Health Morsani College of Medicine [video]

Filing into the historical Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa, 183 new University of South Florida medical students smiled at family and friends as they walked on to fill the […]


Stress bites! USF researchers study mosquito/bird interactions

Research shows stressed-out birds more attractive to mosquitoes, raising fears birds exposed to stressors such as road noise, pesticides and light pollution, will be bitten more often and […]