Archive for the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Category
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November is National Marrow Awareness Month: A USF medical student donates to help save a toddler

Carrie Ryan got the text message while she was in her Introduction to Clerkship class at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine: she was a potential match […]

Patient-centered care earns five USF Health departments medical home designations

Five USF Health clinical departments have been named Patient-Centered Medical Home sites by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), a selection that demonstrates their focus on patient-doctor […]

Community benefits most from COPH annual flu vaccines

The USF College of Public Health once again helped the local community steer clear of the influenza virus. Nearly a thousand people were inoculated Oct. 21 when COPH […]

In Memoriam: Patricia Burns, PhD

Former USF Nursing Dean Patricia Burns, PhD, a consummate leader and formidable advocate for her beloved nursing profession, who helped lay the foundation for a nationally prominent USF […]

Poverty simulation prepares medical students for patients who struggle

Every physician will have patients who struggle so much with their day-to-day lives that following physicians recommendations, getting prescriptions filled, and even getting to appointments are huge endeavors. […]

USF conference offers national voices for Title IX, draws attendees from across the region

Best practices for handling Title IX cases, preventing gender and sex-based discrimination, and providing a fair and supportive environment for university faculty, staff and students were some of […]

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USF Health Convocation offers opportunity to continue vision for making life better [video]

Familiar faces from across USF Health gathered in the Oval Theater of the Marshall Student Center Aug. 30 to hear more about the impact each of us could […]

USF Health team gets $3.48M National Institute on Aging grant to study link between hospital-acquired delirium and the risk or progression of dementia

Researchers will focus on tau pathology in a mouse model to elucidate underlying causes. Delirium is a serious form of mental impairment affecting 11 to 42 percent of […]

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USF Health experts lead international public health conversation on Zika virus threat [video]

Visit USF’s Zika at Our Doorstep website Florida has become ground zero for the Zika virus – home of the first non-travel related cases of the mosquito-borne virus […]

Computerized brain training designed to improve visual attention reduces dementia risk

Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida […]