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Dr. Kathryn Hall elected first woman president of Florida facial plastic surgery society

USF surgeon Kathryn L. Hall, MD, was recently named president of the Florida Society of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, taking the helm as the first woman president […]

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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 […]

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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.  […]

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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 […]

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USF physicians help patient’s dream of healthy baby come true

The robot-assisted cervical stitch surgery, performed through the abdomen, was a first for Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL (Oct. 26, 2012) – A long-delayed dream came true  this […]

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Student-centered initiative will integrate support for USF Health colleges

Fast. Focused. Flexible. Those three words define the work philosophy of Joe Ford, JD, the recently named assistant vice president of the USF Health Shared Student Services. They […]

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Dr. Haight joins LRMC to lead community health initiatives

Daniel Haight, MD, associate professor in the USF Health Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine and director of the Polk County Health Department, will join Lakeland Regional […]

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Healing Hearts

Several clinical trials starting at USF Health’s new Heart Institute this year will offer gene and stem cell therapy approaches to healing damaged hearts Over the past 18 months, […]

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USF showcases global health research, education, partnerships [VIDEO]

  USF Health highlighted the innovative work of its faculty and students as international leaders and stewards Oct. 18 at its first Showcase of Global USF Health. The event, […]

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More GME students, more doctors needed in Florida

Katie Relihan is a medical student at Florida State. But Friday morning, she was at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, where she told […]

Judy Genshaft, Dianne Morrison-Beedy, flu shot drive, 2012, College of Public Health

Hey, that didn’t hurt a bit

USF President and Public Health Dean among the first to get free flu shots Oct. 18, 2012 –  Shortly after 8 a.m. this morning the line to receive […]

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Clinical Trials: About Half of New Treatments Perform Better Than Existing Ones

Researchers show that uncertainty about new treatments meets ethical requirements On average, new treatments perform better in clinical trials only slightly more often than existing treatments, according to […]

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USF Health, All Children’s sign new agreements

ACH and USF Sign New Affiliation Agreements St. Petersburg, FL (Oct., 2012) – All Children’s Hospital and the University of South Florida have signed new affiliation agreements that […]