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USF STEM Academy students experience “wow factor” at hands-on robotics session

Forehead buried in a surgery console, Savannah Summy, 16, appeared intent on tying a knot in the suture thread using micro-movements of the robotic instruments she controlled remotely. […]

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Case studies by USF Health neurologists link smoking “spice” with stroke in healthy, young adults

Tampa, FL (Nov. 19, 2013) – Add stroke to the list of severe health hazards that may be associated with smoking synthetic marijuana,  popularly known as spice or […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Lewis Barness, a pioneer in pediatrics

A physician, a mentor and a friend to all who met him will truly be missed. Lewis A. Barness, MD, a father of modern pediatrics, the founder of […]

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Glimpse at courts helps USF Health students, faculty see legal system at work

Substance abuse trials, a case of a medical clinic investment deal going wrong, juvenile court, testimony from the medical examiner for the murder trial of Dante Morris. These […]

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USF Physical Therapy puts active police officer back to work, and riding her champion horse

A career in law enforcement and a cherished hobby of showing horses were heading toward dead ends for Janise Man-Son-Hing. Since November 2011, ever-increasing back pain was preventing […]

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USF student group brings international film on educating girls to Tampa Theatre

An international film showing the impact education has on the lives of girls and women across the world was screened Nov. 10 at Tampa Theatre in downtown Tampa. […]

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USF Health faculty members honored for outstanding research

Four USF Health faculty members were among 11 recipients of the university’s 2013 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Awards. Cesario Borlongan, PhD; Chad Dickey, PhD; and Benjamin Djulbegovic, MD, […]

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Edison, FARA and USF announce EPI-743 Phase 2 Friedreich’s ataxia clinical trial in adults with point mutations

First patient enrolled to evaluate investigational drug’s effectiveness  in rare Friedreich’s ataxia genotype Mountain View, CA; Downingtown, PA; & Tampa, FL (Nov. 4, 2013) — Edison Pharmaceuticals, the […]

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USF medical student joins public policy experts to urge GME increase [VIDEO]

USF senior medical student Alicia Billington spoke at a congressional briefing after the Association of American Medical College (AAMC) announced record-breaking medical school enrollment and the need to […]

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Byrd Institute CEO testifies before U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging

Aging affects the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, heart disease, diabetes, cancer and other degenerative diseases as much as genetics and the environment, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute CEO […]

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USF Health helps make life better with free flu shots

Faculty, staff, students and residents  from the community lined up for free  flu shots at the USF College of Public Health throughout the day on Friday, Oct. 25. […]

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Do you know what it means to be hungry?

It’s not often a university endorses segregation, classism, and sexism. But, such was the case for attendees at USF Health’s Hunger Luncheon on Wednesday, October 23. From the […]

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USF Health CAMLS featured in national and state media stories this week

The USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, or CAMLS for short, is gaining  prominent national and state media exposure this week for being at the […]

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BRIDGE Clinic awarded national grant to provide colon cancer screenings and care

The USF Health BRIDGE Clinic has won a grant from the national Colon Cancer Alliance to provide colon cancer services to BRIDGE patients. The BRIDGE Clinic, a student-run […]

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Radiology faculty member spearheads paper clip for charity business

Summer Decker, PhD, of the USF Health Department of Radiology, recently led a team project in USF’s Master’s of Science in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies program, which used […]

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Students urged to stay active in research at Scholarly Concentration Student Symposium

Taking active roles in scholarly activities beyond the assigned curriculum will very likely give medical students a decided advantage when applying for residency programs and fellowships and even […]