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Computerized brain training designed to improve visual attention reduces dementia risk

Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida […]

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Jeffrey Krischer ranked #1 NIH-funded principal investigator in the world

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is home to the world’s top NIH-funded principal investigator. Jeffrey Krischer, PhD, Distinguished University Health Professor and director of the Health […]

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When patients choose, they lose weight and reduce diabetes risk

More than 80 million Americans have prediabetes, increasing their chances of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. USF […]

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USF Health commencement celebrates educational milestones [video]

Between the entry of the university’s mace and turning their cap tassels to the left, 532 doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s students walked across the stage of the Sun […]

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Dr. Nishit Patel dives deep into data for his practice, for his patients and, ultimately, for cures [video]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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USF’s hyperbaric physiology research extracts discoveries from extreme conditions

At the University of South Florida’s Hyperbaric Biomedical Research Laboratory, ongoing work to combat oxygen toxicity seizures in Navy divers has expanded to include research that may lead […]

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Jay Dean’s hyperbaric neurophysiology research probes depths of deep-sea risks

Some of the same gases in the air we breathe to stay alive can become harmful, even deadly, at increased atmospheric pressure. “Oxygen becomes toxic and nitrogen starts […]

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Wanted: More physician-scientists

The term physician-scientist may be confusing to some, and the pathway to becoming a successful physician-scientist is probably unclear to many. For purpose of this column, a physician-scientist […]

Dr. Kevin Sneed was one of 10 faculty inducted into Rho Chi.

USF Pharmacy students, faculty inducted into newest chapter of national honor society

The USF College of Pharmacy continued with firsts as the young school was officially accepted as a chapter of the international Rho Chi Honor Society, and 43 of […]

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USF’s Psychiatry Department receives commendation from Tampa City Council

Glenn Currier, MD, professor and chair of the USF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, was presented with a formal commendation and plaque April 28 when the Tampa […]

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Dr. Terri Ashmeade named a fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine

USF Health’s Terri Ashmeade, MD, was among the senior women faculty members recently selected for the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women. […]

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USF Health Dermatology offers free Melanoma Monday screenings May 2

Physicians from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery will offer free first-come, first-serve skin cancer screenings to the public from 5 to 7 […]

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USF Department of Psychiatry hosts Mental Health Awareness Month events

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences is hosting a series of events in May as part of its inaugural Mental Health […]

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USF Health team wins state-wide Sapphire award for the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative

The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC), which is based in the Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies and is part of the USF College of Public Health, […]

Panel Discusses the impact of the Affordable Care Act

Panel discusses challenges, opportunities of fixing the health care system

Question: How do you build an integrated health system to stem the unsustainable rise in health care costs that provides access to affordable, high-quality care at all stages […]

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Empowered and hopeful, 172 new physicians graduate from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

  The largest class in the history of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine filled the stage of the Carol Morsani Hall in the Straz Center for […]