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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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New Physician Assistant program director aims for 2015 start for students

Twenty-four students by summer 2015. That’s the first target for David Kotun, PA-C, EdD. Second and third marks for the founding director of USF’s Physician Assistant (PA) degree […]

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USF Nursing investigates whether improving sleep reduces heart disease risk in caregivers [VIDEO]

The NIA-funded study focuses on those who care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease at home Tampa, FL (July 9, 2013) – The University of South Florida […]

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New USF Tillman Scholars want to pursue careers in medicine to help other veterans

Three University of South Florida students recently named 2013-14 Tillman Military Scholars all  aspire to become physicians and were selected for their service, leadership and academic excellence. Richard […]

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USF gets $1 M federal grant to increase enrollment and renewal outreach in Florida Kidcare

July 2, 2013 –  The Florida Covering Kids & Families (FL-CKF) program at the University of South Florida’s Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, was awarded a […]

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USF prosthetic research with wounded warriors may also benefit civilian amputees [VIDEO]

The Department of Defense study is testing how well multifunctional prosthetic feet work for rigorous, agile maneuvers soldiers must perform on the battlefield Whenever he leaves for the […]

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USF study links cardiac hormone-related inflammatory pathway with tumor growth

Tampa, FL (June 28, 2013) – A cardiac hormone signaling receptor abundantly expressed both in inflamed tissues and cancers appears to recruit stem cells that form the blood […]

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First graduates from health sciences charter school earn their white coats

Families filled the USF College of Public Health auditorium earlier this month, eager to see their second-graders walk across the stage to receive their first white coat as […]

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Defeating river blindness one village at a time [VIDEO]

Thomas Unnasch, PhD,  professor and chair of global health in the USF College of Public Health, is one of the world’s leading experts on onchocerciasis, or river blindness, […]

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USF Pharmacy gets grant from CoreRx and Florida High Tech Corridor to train students in pharmaceutical industry innovation

Tampa, FL (June 24, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of Pharmacy received a $195,000 grant  from CoreRx, Inc., a research-based drug development firm, and the […]

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Dr. Stephen Klasko named to lead prominent Philadelphia university and hospital system

Tampa, FL – (June 20, 2013) – Stephen K. Klasko, MD, MBA, dean of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and CEO of USF Health, has been […]

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USF medical students shine bright in AMA spotlight, earning awards and taking the national stage

Taking active roles on a national stage earned several high-profile awards for students at the  USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, including showcasing the comprehensive range of involvement by the USF chapter […]

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Art for Clinicians: Do You See What I See? [VIDEO]

It isn’t your typical classroom. But for students in the colleges of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health at USF Health, the Contemporary Art Museum may be the place […]

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Nontoxic therapy proves effective against metastatic cancer in preclinical research

The mouse model study by USF researchers combined ketogenic diet and hyperbaric oxygen therapy Tampa, FL (June 5, 2013) – A combination of nontoxic dietary and hyperbaric oxygen therapies effectively […]

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Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute supports The Longest Day to fight Alzheimer’s disease

Tampa, FL – (June 10, 2013) The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has teamed up with the Alzheimer’s Association for The Longest Day® to honor those living with […]

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Our Challenge to You: How is USF Health Making Life Better?

Rise to the USF Health “Making Life Better” Challenge to help raise awareness of our value to Tampa Bay and beyond. We’re challenging you – our community of […]