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NIH hypertension study makes a stronger case for aiming for even lower blood pressure

A national clinical trial was halted when it became evident that more intensive management of high blood pressure for certain people improved survival and incidence of heart attacks, […]

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“Pharmacy of the Future” to hold open house April 22 at Morsani Center

USF Health’s “Pharmacy of the Future” will hold an Open House, Noon to 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 22, at the Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare.   Pharmacy Plus […]


Rep. Castor and Sam Bell visit students ready to help solve world’s pressing public health problems

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor visited the USF College of Public Health April 7 to commemorate National Public Health Week (April 6-12) and to help celebrate the college’s 30th […]

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USF Health faculty and students help treat 2,200 patients as part of local medical mission to Haiti

A team of USF Health faculty, residents and students recently traveled to Haiti to provide medical care and carry out research on water quality as part of a […]

Rania Elmaddawi, a 3rd year student of the USF ParmD program, presented an idea she’s been building with Dr. Yashwant Pathak, her professor at USF College of Pharmacy.

Students present fresh ideas for health care services [Multimedia]

Algorithms, nanotechnology and 3D printing were a common theme in this year’s Third Annual Statewide Healthcare Innovation Competition for Florida students. On April 2, 15 students presented their innovative […]


USF study of innovative therapy for PTSD expands to military sexual trauma

The USF College of Nursing leads research on a novel technique to alleviate veterans’ symptoms of combat-related and military sexual trauma.  By Saundra Amrhein On a recent spring […]


National Public Health Week at COPH [Multimedia]

This is another installment in a series of posts over the next couple of weeks highlighting some of many events the USF College of Public Health is hosting […]


Message From The Vice Dean For Research: NIH funding legislation

As you read through this issue of Research Matters, I hope that you will see that our research community continues to be productive and carries out a wide […]

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USF Pediatrics hosts inaugural Dr. Bernard Pollara lecture, Dr. Rani Gereige first speaker

Long-time USF faculty and USF public health alum Rani Gereige, MD, MPH, was the inaugural speaker for the First Annual Bernard Pollara Resident Lecture, held March 19 at […]


USF med students find their residencies with Match Madness (Multimedia)

Click here for Match Day 2015 results. There was a new vibe to this year’s Match Day. After some 25 years of gathering at Skipper’s Smokehouse in north […]

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Gina Rathbun’s faculty book program celebrates 4 years and 70 titles

When a USF Health faculty member publishes a book, some 30,000 people throughout the Tampa Bay area hear about it. That’s because Gina Rathbun, director of Physician and […]


Students anticipate USF’s first Pharmacy Match Day

View USF College of Pharmacy Class of 2015 Match Results By Saundra Amrhein It’s that time of year when attention turns to medical schools and the jittery students […]


USF Health and Florida Orthopaedic Institute sign new academic affiliation agreement

FOI President Dr. Roy Sanders named chair of USF Orthopaedics Department as part of the stronger partnership to advance clinical training and research Tampa, FL (March 17, 2015) – […]


USF Health Nursing and Public Health graduate programs ranked among nation’s best

Both showed increases in the latest U.S. News ranking of America’s graduate schools Tampa, FL (March 13, 2015) — Graduate programs at the University of South Florida’s College […]

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Dr. Glenn Currier appointed new chair of psychiatry at USF Health

Following a nationwide search, Glenn Currier, MD, MPH, has been appointed the new chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, at the USF Health Morsani College […]

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USF molecular medicine student’s Ah ha! moment helps push ahead cancer cell research

Science is full of precision and vigilance. But sometimes, there are subtleties that present themselves that get ignored, pushed aside for the drive to stay on task or […]