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In Memoriam: Chad Dickey, PhD

USF Health neuroscientist Chad Dickey, PhD — a leading NIH-funded researcher in the Morsani College of Medicine who developed an international reputation seeking answers to some of the […]

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Research on excessively “leaky” microvessels may lead to better trauma treatment

Jerome Breslin studies what happens when the endothelial barrier is breeched by traumatic injury and inflammation Traumatic injury is the leading cause of death among people ages 1 […]

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USF Health colleges and programs welcome new students for Fall 2016

USF Health welcomed more than 1,400 incoming students to its colleges and programs, a total that reflects record-setting up-tics in several areas. As these new students get their […]

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USF Health experts lead international public health conversation on Zika virus threat [video]

Visit USF’s Zika at Our Doorstep website Florida has become ground zero for the Zika virus – home of the first non-travel related cases of the mosquito-borne virus […]

And now medical school truly begins for the Class of 2020.

Largest and most competitive: Incoming medical class makes history for USF Health Morsani College of Medicine [video]

Filing into the historical Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa, 183 new University of South Florida medical students smiled at family and friends as they walked on to fill the […]

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Stress bites! USF researchers study mosquito/bird interactions

Research shows stressed-out birds more attractive to mosquitoes, raising fears birds exposed to stressors such as road noise, pesticides and light pollution, will be bitten more often and […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]