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USF nursing researcher creates video game to improve patient health

USF College of Nursing professor, John Clochesy, PhD, collaborates with engineers on virtual technology to help patients manage their own health. Dr. Clochesy teamed up with researchers and […]

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USF researcher studies irregular cardiac electrical signals

Seeking to understand how the heart short circuits, Sami Noujaim looks for new drugs to fix atrial fibrillation Within the last three years, USF biomedical scientist Sami Noujaim, […]

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor meets with USF Health researchers to discuss importance of NIH-funded research

Funding from National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps USF conduct groundbreaking research every year. As a leading research university, the institution attracted more than $130 million from NIH […]

Tina Meketa hired to help USF Health gain more national media coverage

USF Health is trying to gain more national media coverage by hiring Tina Meketa as the Assistant Director of National and Health Media Relations.  She will pitch stories on […]

New medication significantly decreases involuntary movement

USF professor leads study on valbenazine’s effects on tardive dyskinesia.  Antipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking. These movements […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Valerie Whiteman-White

USF Health perinatologist Valerie Whiteman-White, MD, who built a distinguished academic career in maternal-fetal medicine and was known for her strong work ethic, indomitable spirit and devotion to […]

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USF Health opens state-of-the-art fitness center

It was an exciting day at USF Health as hundreds gathered to celebrate the grand opening of a new USF Health Fitness Center on April 3 at the […]

Proper nutrition helps improve quality of life

It’s just like the ancient proverb, “Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food.” That’s what still stands true today. Proper nutrition helps people live healthier […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

University of South Florida  study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact TAMPA, FL (March 29, 2017) — More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic […]

USF College of Pharmacy leads the way in team-based practice

USF College of Pharmacy is transforming pharmacy practice to meet the demands of the ever-changing field of health care. The USF Health college strongly emphasizes interprofessional education to […]

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Medicine, engineering researchers use facial expression software to help measure pain felt by newborns

For generations, nurses tending to newborns have been able to tell the subtle difference between a baby’s cry of hunger and that of pain. That ability to distinguish […]

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, […]

Infectious disease podcast series celebrates 10th anniversary

“How can we take the outstanding teaching of our local USF faculty to a wider audience?” This was the question asked by University of South Florida infectious disease […]

Study finds new medication could prevent deadly swelling of the throat

USF Health professor Dr. Richard Lockey helping develop rare blood disorder drug Asphyxiation is a frightening experience, not just for the sufferer, but also for those who’ve witnessed […]

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Lucky match! USF senior medical students learn where they will spend their residencies

Click here for Match Day 2017 results. Click here for more photos in Flickr Clear skies, the Hillsborough River and the downtown Tampa skyline helped set the stage […]

USF Health leaders join dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance academic careers

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections regional conference hosted by USF Investing in young scholars who are underrepresented minorities (URM) is not only important for society and academia […]