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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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Zika Virus Update #3: Q&A

By Douglas A. Holt, MD Andor Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (As of 8/04/2016) What […]

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Welcome i2b2: Our powerful new research tool

In this era of “big data,” spanning basic, translational, and clinical research, I am often asked how an investigator can search USF electronic medical records for potential associations […]


USF Health academic partners among top hospitals nationally ranked by U.S. News

At Tampa General Hospital, USF faculty physicians play leadership roles in the six medical specialties that made the Top 50 list.  U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News) […]

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USF College of Nursing to train health care professionals on chronic pain diagnosis and treatment

Tampa, FL (Aug. 1, 2016) – Pain is a leading cause of disability in the United States. Abuse of pain prescription opioids is also at an all-time high. […]


USF team part of global health effort to accelerate neglected infectious diseases drug discovery

The researchers screened 400 compounds for the Malaria Box project, one of the first open-source drug discovery efforts to combat infectious diseases Tampa, FL (July 28, 2016) — […]

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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 […]


Placental syndromes increase women’s short-term risk for cardiovascular diseases

University of South Florida study indicates these syndromes, when combined with poor pregnancy outcomes, can confer additional cardiovascular disease risk sooner Tampa, FL (July 22, 2016) — The […]

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USF Nursing team gains global health experience in Panama, makes an impact with donations

USF College of Nursing students and faculty recently spent two weeks in Panama, helping to provide care and learning firsthand about global health. The annual trip is one […]

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Florida’s health department, a USF Health partner, first to get national accreditation

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) has been a long-standing partner of the USF College of Public Health. This year that bond grows stronger with the DOH’s recent […]

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USF Health’s Kimberly Constantine leaving for opportunities at UPMC

After more than 20 years of supporting nearly everything USF, Kimberly A. Constantine, MS, will be leaving Tampa to take an opportune position at the University of Pittsburgh […]

Quiet Quality Staff Awards 2016 included three from USF Health. From left are  Jillian O'Reilley (AHEC,) Jason Hepburn (Nursing), and Suzette Lemrow (Nursing), with Dr. Ed Funai.

46 USF staff earn Quiet Quality Awards

Because of their exceptional job performance at USF, 46 staff members earned Quiet Quality Awards and were recognized and presented with their award at a ceremony held July […]

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USF Public Health awarded Army contract to train military clinicians in treatment of PTSD

Tampa, FLA (July 6, 2016) – The University of South Florida College of Public Health has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Army Medical Department Center and […]

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University police are here for the USF Health community [video]

The nooks and crannies of the many, large and maze-like buildings that make of USF Health could seem impossible to navigate by anyone. But if faculty, staff or […]

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Zika Virus UPDATE #2: Q&A

By Douglas A. Holt, MD Andor Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (Updated June 24, 2016) […]

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USF Health welcomes new resident physicians

A heartfelt welcome, some good advice for navigating USF Graduate Medical Education program, and a glimpse of the hard realities found in today’s health care system were part […]