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Workshop connects community and researchers, with aim to enroll more minorities in clinical trials

USF researchers and clinicians heard valuable ideas for connecting with community groups and recruiting more minorities for clinical trials when they attended a community advocacy workshop earlier this […]

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Building the future of health care: First USF Health IPE Day focuses on value of team care

To work together effectively as practitioners in a 21st Century health system students must learn together.  And, equally important, the coordinated, team approach to patient care that today’s students […]

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Largest-ever clinical trial for peanut allergy advances pediatric treatment closer to FDA approval

The University of South Florida was one of two Florida sites that tested the new immune therapy drug manufactured in Clearwater. TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2018) — With the […]

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Topping off celebrates milestone in construction of new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute

On a warm, breezy November day, an 800-pound white beam was slowly lifted skyward by a construction crane, marking another milestone in USF’s history – the topping off […]

Byrd Institute’s medical experts and resources help world-traveling couple navigate Alzheimer’s journey

Seeking help at the first signs of Betty’s memory loss, the Boysens continue to live each day fully rather than letting the disease define them “Once the travel […]

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USF inducts Korean War veteran Frank Morsani into 2018 Hall of Honor

The University of South Florida honored military veterans past and present at a ceremony held Nov. 6 – Election Day – inducting 16 new members into the 2018 […]

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New USF Health study shows impact of opioid epidemic on children varies by state

TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 6, 2018) – A new report released by the Drug Enforcement Administration finds most overdose deaths are caused by prescription drugs, including opioids. While opioid […]

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We must have dispassionate reasoning and compassionate caring

This past week has witnessed multiple acts of senseless violence, hate and intolerance.  Although mental illness may have played a role in some of these tragic events, the […]

Infectious diseases expert looks for new ways to combat resilient parasites

USF Health’s Dr. Kami Kim probes the epigenetics of two global parasitic infections, malaria and toxoplasmosis While an undergraduate at Harvard University, Kami Kim, MD, participated in a […]

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IPE transitions-of-care simulation helps USF Health students train as teams

First-year students from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Athletic Training Program came together Oct. 16 and 18 at the Center for Advanced […]

Black Robe Day gives USF Health community an appreciation of how law, medicine intersect

The USF Health Community visited the 13th Judicial Circuit Courthouse in downtown Tampa on Oct. 17 to get a firsthand look at the relationship between the medical and […]

Dr. Quinn: Emotional intelligence linked to success in medical field

Imagine you’re the manager of an equity-trading desk and you see two employees constantly in conflict and arguing with each other. You don’t understand why and don’t see […]

MCOM SELECT charter class member makes history at LVHN

Yasir Abunamous, MD, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine class of 2015, recently made history.  He became the first graduate of the MCOM Scholarly Excellence, Leadership Experiences, Collaborative […]

FARA-USF scientific symposium advances toward treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium: Understanding a Cure recently marked its 9th year of bringing dedicated scientists, clinicians, and industry partners with patients and their families to USF […]

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Pharmacy students use AR/VR to study impact of prescription drugs on our main organs

First-year students put on simulation goggles to see how certain drugs interact in the body Virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) realities are transforming the way pharmacology students learn […]

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New study offers insights into triggers of early-stage malaria parasite infection

For a century, researcher after researcher has tried to grow Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax), the parasite that causes the most widespread type of malaria, in petri dishes continuously, […]