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Global Virus Network names USF Health the GVN Southeast U.S. Regional Headquarters

        Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Feb. 23, 2021) — The Global Virus Network (GVN), a coalition comprising the world’s foremost experts in every class of virus causing […]

Gopal Thinakaran appointed CEO of Byrd Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute

Gopal Thinakaran, PhD, was recently appointed chief executive officer of the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute. Dr. Thinakaran assumed the position from Harry van Loveren, […]

$1 million gift to USF will advance lung research

The gift will fund USF Health research into pulmonary fibrosis TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 17, 2021) — The University of South Florida announced Feb 17, 2021, a $1 million […]

USF Health in vitro study helps explain how Zika virus is transmitted from mother to fetus during pregnancy

Findings correlate with clinical observations of more fetal abnormalities and other Zika-related health problems in late versus early pregnancy Tampa, FL (Feb. 2, 2021) — A preclinical study […]

Doctor of Public Health Students Play Key Roles in COVID-19 Operations Across the Globe (Part II)

The USF Health College of Public Health (COPH) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based […]

Dr. Jason Salemi uses online dashboards to explain the spread of COVID-19

  In this video, USF Health epidemiologist Jason Salemi, PhD, explains how he creates and uses online dashboards to show the effects of COVID-19 in Florida. Using data […]

Doctor of Public Health Students Play Key Roles in COVID-19 Operations Across the Globe (Part I)

The USF Health College of Public Health (COPH) Doctor of Public Health (DrPH) program emphasizes advanced public health education and training designed to prepare individuals for leadership roles in practice-based […]

Michael Teng Q&A: Science behind the mRNA coronavirus vaccines

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine began when Chinese scientists published the genetic sequence for the SARS-COV-2 virus on Jan. 11, 2020 – a full two months before […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2020

What a year! We may be trying to close this year out as quickly as possible, but a quick look back at some of our top stories is […]

Despite similar treatment, obese women face additional risks for postpartum hemorrhage complications

  A USF Health-Tampa General Hospital study suggests different management protocols may be needed for obese vs. nonobese patients to improve maternal outcomes TAMPA, Fla (Dec. 21, 2020) […]

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