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PTSD therapy studied at USF College of Nursing receives official recognition by federal registry

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) classified as an effective therapy for PTSD and depression from SAMHSA program Tampa, FL (Nov. 24 2015) – Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a brief […]

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Dr. Terri Ashmeade brings patient safety to the forefront of medical training, and has the data to back it up [Multimedia]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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USF Health’s Dr. Charles Lockwood elected to March of Dimes National Board

Charles J. Lockwood, MD, senior associate vice president for USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, has been elected to the March of Dimes National […]


USF College of Nursing receives $2.7 million NIH grant to study gut microbiome of preterm infants

Dr. Maureen Groer leads a group of USF Health researchers in a five-year study examining the connection between digestive tract microbes and health and development Tampa, FL (June […]

COPH researcher Rays Jiang and her team

USF researcher helps identify host factor essential for malaria parasite to infect human red blood cells

Rays Jiang’s computational biology expertise powers antimalarial drug discovery efforts Red blood cells are a prime target for infection by the malaria parasite, but the absence of a […]

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Student veteran from College of Pharmacy selected as new Tillman Scholar

John Pasciak, a student at the USF College of Pharmacy, has been named a 2015-16 Tillman Scholar.  Pasciak, a third-year student in the college’s Doctor of Pharmacy program, was […]


USF Health and Florida Advanced Cardiothoracic Surgery team up to expand cardiovascular education and research

The academic partnership with a preeminent heart transplant group will help position the University as a national leader in cardiovascular care Tampa, FL (June 15, 2015) —The USF Health […]


USF researchers develop novel ketone supplements to enhance non-toxic cancer therapy

The mouse model study combined a ketogenic diet and supplements with hyperbaric oxygen therapy  Tampa, FL (June 10, 2015) — A team of researchers from the Hyperbaric Biomedical […]

Long time MCOM Student Affairs Office staffer Willie Mitchell

Willie Mitchell is retiring from MCOM Student Affairs, leaving a legacy of service with a smile

For 26 years, Willie Mitchell has helped thousands of medical students navigate through medical school. He is the first person visitors see in the Office of Student Affairs […]


Dr. Lucy Guerra captures the essence of working at an academic medical center, reflects on power of a team-based approach to patient care [Multimedia]

This is the first story in a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care […]


USF Health Byrd Institute brings award-winning play about Alzheimer’s in African American community to Tampa

Production part of sustained, nationwide effort to increase minority enrollment in clinical trials Tampa, FL (June 1, 2015) – The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has teamed up […]


USF College of Nursing to open free clinic for patients with chronic health conditions

CARE Tampa Bay clinic, offering education and support, will open its doors May 30  Tampa, FL (May 26, 2015) –The University of South Florida College of Nursing will […]


Facing renal failure, a child is saved by his mother’s kidney donation

USF kidney expert Dr. Alfonso Campos guides the family and health care team, from diagnosis to transplant to success. Twenty weeks into her pregnancy with her second child, Melissa Ranieri […]


USF research influences understanding, treatment of connective tissue disorders

By Saundra Amrhein As a graduate student David Birk, PhD, developed an interest in connective tissues and the cells that produced these molecular building blocks. He became fascinated […]


USF Health faculty among USF’s best, honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards

Several USF Health faculty members were recognized for their outstanding efforts at the 2015 USF Outstanding Faculty Awards held in March. The annual event honors the select few […]

Center for Advanced Medical Learning and 
Simulation (CAMLS): The newly opened hightech center provides realistic training in simulated 
combat environments for certified registered nurse 
anesthetists (CRNA’s), nurse practitioners, and other 
interprofessional healthcare providers. With the recent 
move to CAMLS, USF Nurse Anesthesia faculty and 
students have access to world-class civilian and military 
patient simulation technology and opportunities for 
interprofessional experiences that will give them a 
decided advantage when they enter their profession.

College Factual names USF number one in top 10 ranking of veteran-friendly nursing schools

New USF College of Nursing ranking reported in Military Times Tampa, FL (May 15, 2015) – The University of South Florida College of Nursing has been named the […]