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Tai chi, exercise, elderly

Tai Chi increases brain size and benefits cognition in randomized controlled trial of Chinese elderly

The USF-led study suggests non-aerobic exercise and social interaction may reduce dementia risk Tampa, FL (June 19, 2012) — Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University […]

School of Physical Therapy graduates, May 2012

USF Health Commencement Highlights

USF Health bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral students participated in several University of South Florida commencement ceremonies in the newly renovated Sun Dome over the weekend.   Surrounding family friends, faculty and […]

Ivana Sehovic (center), public health graduate

Public health graduates: Ivana Sehovic and Patrick Johnson

For The Sehovics, the USF College of Public Health is a family affair.  Mom Marina earned a master of public health in epidemiology (MPH) last summer.  And, daughter […]

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Graduation 2012 Schedule of Events

  USF Health students celebrate graduation —  a milestone in their lifelong  journey of continuing education as health professionals.  Commencement times and other graduation-related activities are listed below: USF Health […]

Parkinson's disease, puzzle brain

Is there a Parkinson’s personality?

A new study by researchers at USF Health adds to a growing body of research suggesting that the risk for Parkinson’s disease may be higher among people with […]

USF's Dennis Kyle speaking at Malaria Research Expo on Capitol Hill

USF malaria research showcased on Capitol Hill

Six years ago USF had no researchers working on malaria.   Today, more than 60 faculty members, staff and students are tackling major challenges needed to end malaria, a […]

$1.7 million NIH grant to Public Health will build research skills while helping adolescents

USF graduate students and community professionals will gain stronger research skills for addressing drug abuse and other behavioral health problems in children and adolescents with the help of […]

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First CAMLS fellowship sponsored by simulation partner Simbionix

TAMPA, FL (April 4, 2012) — Simbionix, a leading global provider of medical education and simulation training, has sponsored the first fellowship at the USF Health Center for […]

Expanded USF Health Research Day showcases scholarly excellence [VIDEO]

The Marshall Center Ballroom wasn’t big enough to hold the record number of poster presentations, which also lined adjacent rooms. USF Health Research Day 2012 began even earlier […]

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Florida ectopic pregnancy deaths spike, counter to national decline

USF public health leader involved in the FDOH investigation comments Florida’s rate of ectopic pregnancy deaths jumped in 2009-10 – an increase that may be associated with delays in […]