Archive for March, 2012

Photo of USF's Dr. Denise Edwards
Dr. Denise Edwards urges Florida sports group to help fight childhood obesity
March 29, 2012

Some of Florida’s biggest names in sports were inducted into the Florida Sports Hall of Fame (FSHOF) at the group’s recent induction ceremony. The event also featured a charge to broaden […]

Photo of Dr. Barry Verkauf
Women turn to USF for help with every aspect of midlife’s natural transition: menopause
March 28, 2012

For many years, women throughout the Tampa Bay area have turned to the University of South Florida for help as they transition through menopause. Now that coordinated care has expanded […]

Photo of Ryan Kania, Jordan Markel and David Roebuck.
Student entrepreneurs earn national attention for business with a mission
March 22, 2012

A not-for-profit business started by two USF students and a UF student is getting strong national attention, most recently from the Kairos Society, which included the company in its Kairos […]

Alicia Billington with Dr. Frazier Stephenson (left) and Dr. Mathis Becker.
Leadership endeavors earn med student national AMA award
March 22, 2012

Third-year medical student Alicia Billington recently received the 2012 Leadership Award for Excellence in Medicine from the American Medical Association. Only 30 students, medical residents, fellows and young physicians across […]

photo of Kelly Elliott, J. Sanchez-Ramos, Cynthia Cimino and Nancy Braswell.
USF Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence Given Award
March 5, 2012

The USF Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) Center of Excellence was honored on Feb. 11 in Orlando as “awesome warriors in the fight against Huntington’s Disease” by the Central […]

Dr. Rahul Mhaskar
Thomas Chalmers Award in evidence-based medicine goes to USF Health
March 4, 2012

The Clinical Translational Science Institute/Evidence-Based Medicine group recently received the prestigious Thomas C. Chalmers Award in the field of evidence-based medicine.  The award was given to  Dr. Rahul Mhaskar and […]

USF Physical Therapy creates admissions pathway with University of West Florida
March 1, 2012

The School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences has partnered with the University of West Florida, offering the UWF students a guaranteed admissions pathway for earning a doctoral degree in […]