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New on-site patient labs mean convenience and faster results for USF Health patients

In its continued effort to make the best use of patients’ time during their visits, the USF Physicians Group is opening Patient Labs in the Morsani Center for […]

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USF College of Public Health’s flu shot drive gets sleeves rolling [video]

The USF College of Public Health’s annual flu shot drive kicked off early on Nov. 13, with community residents, faculty, staff and students lining up to receive the […]

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USF Health Panama and others earn USF World Global Achievement Awards

USF Health had a strong presence in the USF World’s inaugural Global Achievement Awards, held Nov. 13 in the USF Gibbons Alumni Center. Leading USF Health’s winning tally […]

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USF global health team pioneers development of new antimalarial drug screening model

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2015) — A University of South Florida (USF) Center for Global Health & Infectious Diseases Research team has demonstrated a new screening model to […]

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Dr. Arthur Labovitz appointed president of AHA Tampa Bay Metro Board

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2015) – Dr. Arthur J. Labovitz, the Edward C. Wright endowed professor and chair of USF Health Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, has been appointed […]

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A busy week across USF Health celebrating Veterans Day

This week, faculty, staff and students are hosting, attending, and celebrating events that highlight and honor today’s vets. Take a look below at some of the highlights of events […]

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Early probiotic use may decrease risk of islet autoimmunity in children at risk for type 1 diabetes

The University of South Florida played a coordinating role in the international TEDDY study Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, 2015) — Probiotic exposure during the first 27 days of […]

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USF to observe the Great American Smokeout

On Nov. 19, USF Wellness Education, Student Health Services and the USF Area Health Education Center Tobacco Cessation program office will celebrate the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Smokers will be encouraged to […]

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USF open enrollment event draws Tampa Mayor and White House

As the third-year of open enrollment kicked off  nationwide Nov. 1 for the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, attention was once again on USF, which for the second consecutive […]

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USF Health taking active roles in helping support AHA Heart Walk

Heart disease and stroke impact so many families across the United States, including our own families here at USF Health. The American Heart Association is holding its annual […]

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Message from the Vice Dean for Research: The Big Slog

This month’s message goes out to all of you who wrote NIH grants for the Oct. 5/Nov. 5 deadlines.  As I write this letter I am also writing […]

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COPH researchers investigate link between air pollution and risk of birth defects

High levels of fine particulate air pollutants are associated with several select congenital heart defects and the highest level of benzene links to increased prevalence of orofacial clefts, a […]

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College of Public Health to offer free flu shots Friday, Nov. 13

The USF College of Public Health will host its annual Free Flu Shot Drive on Friday, Nov. 13.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone ages 6 […]

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USF gets $2.3M NIH grant to test new Huntington’s disease therapy merging nanomedicine and gene silencing (Audio)

Led by neurologist Dr. Juan-Sanchez-Ramos, the mouse-model study will refine a noninvasive nose-to-brain delivery system using manganese nanoparticles Huntington’s disease (HD) is an incurable, hereditary brain disorder that […]

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MCOM ranks Top 20 Clinical Trial Researchers for FY 2015

The Top 20 clinical trial researchers at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) in fiscal year 2015 represent a broad range of disciplines, ranging from allergy […]

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USF Health to host Tampa DogFest to help raise funds for canine companions and service dogs

A dog can be much more than simply the family pet.  For many people, their dog is a necessity for daily living – from navigating to retrieving items […]