Archive for the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Category

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 […]

University police are here for the USF Health community [video]

The nooks and crannies of the many, large and maze-like buildings that make of USF Health could seem impossible to navigate by anyone. But if faculty, staff or […]

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute ready to take clinical trials on the road

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute unveiled its mobile Memory Research Suite on June 28 – a groundbreaking traveling “clinic” designed to bring the latest clinical drug trials […]