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Snakes in wild harbor deadly mosquito-borne EEEV virus through winter hibernation

A  new study finds snakes play role in transmission cycle of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus (EEEV), one of the most lethal mosquito-borne viruses affecting horses and humans;  Opens […]

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Sleep apnea in obese pregnant women linked to poor maternal and neonatal outcomes

Tampa, FL (Sept. 20, 2012) — The newborns of obese pregnant women suffering from obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care […]

More students than ever start fall classes at USF Health

It’s another year of firsts and breaking records for the colleges and programs at USF Health.  Both Pharmacy and SELECT welcomed their second group of students, each more […]

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Study finds gene that predicts happiness in women

New finding may help explain the gender difference in happiness Tampa, FL (Aug. 28, 2012) — A new study has found a gene that appears to make women […]

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College of Public Health greets record number of new students

The USF College of Public Health admitted nearly 700 students this fall—a record according to Todd Williams, MEd, academic services administrator in the college’s Office of Academic and […]

Dr. Petersen shares preliminary results of The Villages community health survey

Donna Petersen, ScD, dean of the the USF College of Public Health, reported on the preliminary results of a recent community health survey conducted at The Villages, in […]

Jarrett Brunny, Bethany-Brunny, public health students, COPH, summer 2012 graduation

Public Health graduates more than 135 new practitioners

After years of educating, nurturing, and leading by example, the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health welcomed more than 135 new practitioners to the field. […]

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Donna Petersen ranks 21st in “100 Awesome Deans of Public Health”

  Donna Petersen, ScD, dean of the USF College of Public Health, ranked 21st on the “100 Awesome Deans of Public Health” list released by MPHProgramsList.com. “The criteria for our […]

Dr. Oz, Adam Schwartz, medical student

USF Health volunteers rally for “Dr. Oz’s 15-Minute Physical”

USF Health was out in force to assist Dr. Oz when he visited Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute July 12 as part of his nationwide tour checking the health of […]

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USF health professor comments on landmark Supreme Court healthcare law ruling [VIDEO]

USF Health’s Jay Wolfson, DrPH, JD, was in high demand by local media following this morning’s landmark Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health care law. “Extraordinary,” Dr. […]