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COPH, USF Health had a hand in biggest state tobacco settlement

As the American Cancer Society leads the nation in observing the annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 20, the USF College of Public Health and USF Health can celebrate their […]

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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 […]

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Unable to narrow list to one winner, COPH names three for Greg Alexander scholarship

Deciding who among a scholarship applicant pool is both qualified and deserving can be challenging. When the College of Public Health Student Affairs Committee met to determine who […]

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USF medical students head to Europe to film how healthcare systems are working

While American politicians chip away at fixing the healthcare system in the United States, three medical students from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine will travel to […]

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USF Health welcomes Dr. Charles Lockwood

Imagine sailing through a storm, the kind where the wind and the waves are so strong it takes every ounce of your strength, skill and judgment just to […]

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USF Nursing faculty and staff open free clinic for peripheral neuropathy patients

Tampa, FL (May 7, 2014) – “I have polyneuropathy…The idiopathic kind with no clear cause.” This is how Tampa resident Bruce Dangremond, explains his struggle of living with […]

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Weight-loss surgery can reduce liver damage

USF study shows reversal of early-stage liver fibrosis after bariatric surgery Chicago, IL (May 4, 2014) — Bariatric surgery, which is best known for its ability to help […]

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USF Health’s Best Earn Outstanding Staff Awards

Eighteen staff members from USF Health were among the several dozen USF employees honored April 29 with Outstanding Staff Awards. Each year, USF employees from across campus are […]