Archive for the Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute Category

USF to observe the Great American Smokeout

On Nov. 19, USF Wellness Education, Student Health Services and the USF Area Health Education Center Tobacco Cessation program office will celebrate the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout. Smokers will be encouraged to […]

USF Health to host Tampa DogFest to help raise funds for canine companions and service dogs

A dog can be much more than simply the family pet.  For many people, their dog is a necessity for daily living – from navigating to retrieving items […]

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USF physicians earn spots on 2015-16 Best Doctors in America list

The number of USF Health physicians making the biennial Best Doctors in America® list keeps growing. This year, the local list included 129 USF Health doctors who care […]

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Dr. Harry van Loveren takes the most challenging cases while giving patients understanding, knowledge and the confidence they seek in a neurosurgeon [video]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute CEO champions funding for dementia research

David Morgan plays a leading role in an ambitious national research movement to help stop Alzheimer’s disease by 2025 In a year’s time Alzheimer’s disease affects more Americans […]

Chad Dickey studies key role of chaperone proteins in Alzheimer’s, other diseases

Breathing, talking walking, remembering…. All these functions are coordinated by thousands of proteins out on the front lines keeping cells alive, healthy and working normally.  They are helped […]

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Dr. Terri Ashmeade brings patient safety to the forefront of medical training, and has the data to back it up [Multimedia]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

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Dr. Lucy Guerra captures the essence of working at an academic medical center, reflects on power of a team-based approach to patient care [Multimedia]

This is the first story in a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care […]

USF Health Byrd Institute brings award-winning play about Alzheimer’s in African American community to Tampa

Production part of sustained, nationwide effort to increase minority enrollment in clinical trials Tampa, FL (June 1, 2015) – The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has teamed up […]

USF Health faculty among USF’s best, honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards

Several USF Health faculty members were recognized for their outstanding efforts at the 2015 USF Outstanding Faculty Awards held in March. The annual event honors the select few […]