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Dr. John Adams and Dr. Kevin Kip named Distinguished University Health Professors

Public Health’s John Adams, PhD, and Nursing’s Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, were each recently named Distinguished University Health Professor, USF Health’s highest recognition for faculty. Dr. Adams, professor […]

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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 […]

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USF College of Public Health offers free flu shots this Friday, Oct. 25

Tampa, FL (Oct. 22, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of Public Health hosts a free flu shot drive for adults age 18 and older this […]

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USF Health celebrates homecoming this week

Expect to see the USF campus filled with even more green and gold than usual this week as students, faculty, staff and alumni celebrate Homecoming Week, today through […]

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USF PhD graduate in neuroscience to join laboratory of new Nobel Prize winner

USF Health PhD graduate Justin Trotter leaves this weekend for Stanford University School of Medicine in Palo Alto, CA, where he will work for a recent Nobel Prize […]

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COPH expands reach with new online master’s degree in Health Safety and Environment

Professionals around the world have access to an online USF master’s degree in environmental health and safety, and graduates of the program are helping meet the ever-growing demand […]

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Fifth Third Foundation donates $10,000 to USF BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic

TAMPA, Fla., (Oct. 7, 2013) – The Fifth Third Foundation recently donated $10,000 to the University of South Florida (USF) BRIDGE Healthcare Clinic, a student-run free clinic that […]

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Consumers, USF navigators join the conversation on affordable health care

Chris Dawson, 20, reared by his grandparents, lost health insurance when he “aged out” of the state foster care system at age 18.  So, the University of South […]

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USF faculty featured at upcoming TEDx TampaBay conference

Discount admissions to Oct. 25 event available for students Two USF Health scientists and a USF psychologist will be among the eclectic mix of presenters for  TEDx TampaBay […]

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Stem cells help repair traumatic brain injury by building a “biobridge,” USF researchers report

University of South Florida researchers have suggested a new view of how stem cells may help repair the brain following trauma. In a series of preclinical experiments, they […]

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Inaugural Alzheimer’s & the Arts fundraiser to benefit USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute

Tampa, FL (Oct. 1, 2013) — The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute will hold Alzheimer’s & the Arts, an evening of artistic expression, 6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, […]

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USF navigators open for business as health insurance marketplace launches nationwide

Tampa, FL  – When the Healthcare Insurance Marketplace, a key provision of the Affordable Care Act, opened Oct. 1, USF-based navigators were prepared to help those who had […]

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USF Nursing awarded $1.25M to transition veterans’ healthcare skills into nursing careers

USF receives largest of nine federal grants for veterans’ baccalaureate nursing programs Tampa, FL (Sept. 25, 2013) – Military medics hone their medical skills in combat, supporting humanitarian […]

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New agreement, new partner for Tampa General Hospital

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital are moving forward together to improve health for Tampa Bay with the approval of a new affiliation agreement. Tampa General Hospital and […]

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Scientific symposium covers research behind the “therapeutic revolution” in Friedreich’s ataxia

A record crowd of more than 200 attended the fifth annual Scientific Symposium hosted Sept. 5 by USF and the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance  (FARA). There was standing […]

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Bridging academic medicine and managed care, with help from Magic Johnson, bolsters care to central Florida HIV/AIDS patients

A new partnership between academic medicine and managed care will help patients with HIV/AIDS across central Florida gain better access to more coordinated and quality care. The USF Health Morsani College […]