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USF Health names Dr. Usha Menon dean of College of Nursing 

Dr. Menon brings a wealth of nursing leadership experience and academic achievement to her new role.  TAMPA, Fla. (Nov 24, 2020) – The University of South Florida has appointed […]

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Physician residents seek to help patients with opioid addiction but are limited in access to key FDA-approved medication, USF Health researchers find

A survey of resident physicians in Florida indicates they are interested in treating opioid addiction but face barriers to offering patients treatment using buprenorphine, an FDA-approved medication shown […]

USF Health Grateful Patient Series: Dr. Emad Mikhail and Jessica Mitchell

Jessica Mitchell has a lot to be grateful for thanks to Emad Mikhail, MD, director of gynecology in USF Health Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. After being married four years […]

Global Virus Network, USF launch online course “Microbiomes and Their Impact on Viral Infections”

GVN offers four scholarships to self-paced online training course Baltimore, MD  (Nov 17, 2020) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), together with the University of South Florida (USF) […]

Donation to USF will support new training program for nurses during COVID-19

The University of South Florida Foundation has received a generous $57,000 donation from Sarasota businessman David Kotok and his partner Christine Schlesinger to support the development and delivery […]

USF Health Tampa Bay Street Medicine helps launch Florida’s second needle exchange program

  The USF Health Tampa Bay Street Medicine, Hillsborough County and Pioneer Foundation Needle Exchange Program is ready to hit the road as Florida’s second needle exchange or […]

MCOM and Mexican medical students participate in first language exchange

More than 50 members of USF Health and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) recently gathered via an online meeting for a first language exchange, as part […]

Patients of Tampa General Hospital and USF Health have greater access to their medical records as part of Cures Act

USF Health and TGH patients will provide more complete medical records through the MyChart patient portal in advance of a new federal rule change. Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, […]

New study reveals strategy for creating COVID-19 drugs to dually inhibit the virus’s entry and replication

University of South Florida Health-University of Arizona team reports compounds simultaneously targeting Mpro and cathepsin L may improve treatment of COVID-19 infection TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 6, 2020) — […]

USF Health surpasses 100K telehealth visits

In the wake of a pandemic that forced the closing of many health care practices, USF Health quickly found a way to keep making life better for patients […]

21st Century Cures Act: FAQ

What is the Cures Act? Why is it happening now? The rule change, known as the ONC Cures Act Final Rule, is part of the 21st Century Cures […]

Autoantibody order, timing helps predict genetically susceptible children most likely to get type 1 diabetes

USF Health-led TEDDY analysis focuses on development of multiple distinct autoantibodies targeting insulin-producing cells, from initial autoimmunity to symptomatic disease TAMPA, Fla. — Children with multiple islet autoantibodies […]

MCOM White Coats 4 Black Lives chapter looks to end racial discrimination in health care

Earlier this year, medical students, staff and faculty watched as protests and riots began to sweep across our country in addition to the COVID-19 pandemic.  In June, USF […]

New vaccine targeting toxic amyloid-β could help halt Alzheimer’s disease progression, preclinical study finds

University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity TAMPA, Fla (Oct. 20, 2020) — Our […]

Biomarker can help predict children’s risk for potentially fatal malaria

A USF-Health led study analyzing plasma cell-free DNA indicates host inflammation is as important as damage inflicted by the parasite in cerebral malaria TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2020) […]

Get out the vote! And vote safely.

COVID-19 has prevented access to many things, but voting in the General Election this November is not one of them. From a medical perspective, there are a few […]

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