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USF global health professor leads workshop for Gates Foundation scientists conducting malaria research

John Adams, PhD, USF Health professor of global health, and his research team recently led a weeklong workshop for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Malaria Culture Systems […]

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New safety director aims to help USF Health plan ahead and be prepared

There are two ways you can respond in an emergency. You can panic, in which case harm could come to you and others. Or you can react the […]

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Sacrifice, hardship, adventure await record number of COPH Peace Corps volunteers

By David Brothers Six USF College of Public Health students have volunteered for Peace Corps duty this summer, a record number for the college.  Each will undertake a […]

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USF graduate optimizes medicine through engineering

Alicia Billington’s work offers  healing solutions for patients living with limited mobility By Katy Hennig, USF News TAMPA, Fla. (June 24, 2014) – By calculating movement and combining […]

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All Children’s Hospital and USF land transfer paves way for new research facility

St. Petersburg,FL (June 25, 2014) — The University of South Florida completed a transfer of 1.4 acres of land to All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, a move […]

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Board of Governors approves USF PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

New program responds to need for more faculty to prepare health rehabilitation workforce Tampa, FL  (June 19, 2014) – The Florida Board of Governors gave the University of […]

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Brief PTSD therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing epidemic among veterans and military service members returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Along with PTSD, a large percentage […]

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USF tests whether medication can slow growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Tampa is only site on Florida’s west coast for the large-scale, NIH-funded clinical trial Tampa, FL (June 9, 2014) – A new clinical trial at USF Health is […]

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USF awarded new funding for Florida Prevention Research Center

The new five-year funding for the USF College of Public Health-based center was highly competitive and comes with a new emphasis —  reducing the risks of colorectal cancer in underserved […]

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USF Health benefits from USF’s successful legislative session

June 2, 2014 – USF Health will benefit from the University of South Florida System’s landmark support from state leaders, following Gov. Rick Scott’s signing today of the […]

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Funding continues for comprehensive ALS care across Florida

The Florida Legislature has renewed funding for the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida, once again providing $1 million to ALS clinics around the state that provide […]

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Got seasonal allergies? New sublingual pill may help

Allergy sufferers are breathing a sigh of relief with the news that FDA-approved medications taken via a pill or drops under the tongue over the course of weeks […]

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In memoriam: Dr. Julian Dwornik

Julian J. Dwornik, PhD, a founding faculty member (emeritus) of the USF College of Medicine, passed away May 13, 2014. He was 76. Dr. Dwornik, a member of […]

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One Mouse, One Patient

USF Health researchers weigh in on mouse avatars for personalized cancer therapy Imagine a type of personalized treatment where mice serve as surrogates to treat human disease. A […]

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New Pharmacy Plus promises innovative patient engagement

Aimed at changing the way patients tap into the expertise of their pharmacists to better manage their health, the USF College of Pharmacy is launching the USF Health […]

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Gift to Care Mobile promotes health and well-being of children in community

Suncoast Credit Union Foundation continues commitment to USF Health Pediatrics Suncoast Credit Union Foundation recently made a gift of $50,000 to the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile (RMCM) Program […]