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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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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 […]

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Study shows link between sleep apnea and hospital maternal deaths

The common sleep disorder was also associated with uncommon medical conditions leading to pregnancy-related deaths, large-scale analysis by the University of South Florida indicated Tampa, FL (May 1, […]

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USF-UWF Doctor of Physical Therapy Program welcomes inaugural class

Pensacola, Fla. (April 29, 2014) – The University of West Florida hosts a reception today to welcome the first class of seven students who were recently admitted into […]

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Pharmacy students build awareness for organ transplantation through new program

Taking a cue from USF’s own innovative pharmacy program of introducing students to as many specialties as possible before they enter the workforce, two USF pharmacy students have […]

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Universities should factor faculty patent, commercialization activities into tenure career advancement

New demands on universities go beyond research and teaching to basic research and technology transfer, NAI paper says Tampa, FL  (April 28, 2014) —  Should universities change their […]

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USF Health research team launches immunization campaign

A team of USF Health researchers is celebrating World Immunization Week by kicking off a campaign that focuses on the connection between vaccines and prevention of infectious diseases.  The researchers join health advocates […]

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USF public health students named national Presidential Management Fellows

Two USF College of Public Health (COPH) graduates and one COPH student set to graduate this May have earned fellowships from the Presidential Management Fellows (PMF) program, a […]

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Congressman on CAMLS: “Tremendously impressive”

U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone toured the USF Health Center for Medical Learning and Innovation (CAMLS) April 23 and his comments indicated he was struck by the center’s capacity […]

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USF Health offers new course in human genomics this fall

Watch City of Tampa TV show on Genomics at USF Health  Genomics, the study of genes and their function, is a burgeoning field that is changing the face […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. John Shively

Dr. John Shively, a long-time faculty member (emeritus) and former chair in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pathology and Cell Biology, passed away last week.  He […]

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Novel stapled peptide nanoparticle combination prevents RSV infection, study finds

A Dana-Farber/Boston Children’s and VA Hospital/University of South Florida team created the antiviral therapy, which harnesses the power of stapled peptide and nanoparticle technologies to thwart the respiratory […]

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COPH student-driven Edi-BULL campaign offers USF Health healthier lunch options

Hungry? Lunch choices at USF Health just got healthier thanks to a student-directed project. Graduate students in the Health Education Intervention Methods class in the USF College of […]

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Cheers and hugs surround this year’s record number of MD degree graduates

Lowell Dawson, MD, was overcome by the high emotion of the day as he tried to express the effect he and his classmates would have on patients, likening […]

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USF names Osceola County administrator 2014 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

Tampa, FL (April 9, 2014) —  The University of South Florida College of Public Health named Belinda Johnson-Cornett, MBA, MS, the 2014 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health. […]