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USF Health launches new Florida Department of Health-supported Zika Referral Center

Center connects pregnant women and their families, and the region’s medical professionals, to USF experts in preventing, diagnosing and treating the mosquito-borne virus The photos seen worldwide after […]

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Morsani College of Medicine pioneer to retire after 39 years

After 39 years of dedicated service to the University of South Florida’s medical college, Steven Specter, PhD, will retire May 31, leaving an enduring legacy of improving the […]

USF Women’s Health Collaborative awards grants, recognizes Pam Muma at annual luncheon

The University of South Florida Women’s Health Collaborative recognized philanthropist Pam Muma and awarded $60,000 in funds for women’s health research at its fifth annual Leading the Way Awards Luncheon on May […]

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Ovarian cancer survivor credits USF Health gynecologic oncologist with saving her life

Hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy, or HIPEC, has shown prolonged survival in patients with advanced disease When Lisa Boynton’s frisky golden retriever Roxie nudged her awake late one night, the […]

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USF develops technique revolutionizing malaria research

New laboratory method opens the door to novel human liver-stage research A breakthrough by the scientists at the University of South Florida is giving researchers around the world […]

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Unlocking the genome of the world’s deadliest parasite

Groundbreaking USF College of  Public Health research pushing the fight against malaria forward For the first time ever, an international team of researchers led by scientists at the […]

USF awarded AHA Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowships program

The program, one of five awarded nationally this year, pairs faculty mentors from USF Health’s Heart Institute with promising students interested in cardiovascular or related biomedical research The […]

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Believe in Bulls: Inspiring profiles from USF Health’s spring graduating class

Commencements are about celebrating the drive, perseverance and successes of an academic journey and looking ahead to the future. Graduating students from all four USF Health colleges will […]

Seizure free after epilepsy surgery, patient pays it forward with advocacy

USF Health doctors evaluate for refractory epilepsy, experts in treating surgical candidates Some people pay it forward by donating to a charity or working in a soup kitchen. […]

USF Health expands nursing program to Sarasota-Manatee campus

Generous scholarships available to exceptional students  SARASOTA, Fla. (April 26, 2018) — The USF Health College of Nursing is partnering with the College of Science and Mathematics at […]

Electively inducing labor at 39 weeks reduces risk of C-sections, other pregnancy complications

The University of South Florida-led study created a rigorous mathematical model to simulate maternal and newborn outcomes, comparing elective induction to expectant management TAMPA, Fla. (April 25, 2018) […]

National leadership organization for academic neurology names Dr. Clifton Gooch president-elect

Clifton Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Neurology, has been selected president-elect of the Association of University Professors of […]

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Sloth benefits from unlikely interprofessional team at USF Health, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay

USF Health isn’t usually called upon to scale the anatomy of a patient from human to animal, but the USF Radiology team has that expertise – and was […]

USF Health students team up to help promote sustainable health in Panama

USF Health’s International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC) traveled to Panama earlier this spring to host a four-day clinic in a rural, medically underserved area. IHSC is a group of USF […]

Dr. Stephen Liggett inducted into medical and biological engineering elite

The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering recognizes excellence in advancing innovation WASHINGTON, DC — USF Health’s Stephen B. Liggett, MD, was among three USF faculty members elected […]