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USF Health and American Well to bring telehealth to seniors living at The Villages

Online Care will extend health care into the homes of retirees to improve chronic disease management, decrease hospitalizations and reduce medical costs The Villages, Fla. and Boston, Mass. […]

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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 […]

Dr. Arthi Sanjeevi, Kent Robinson, colorectal cancer screening, gastroenterology

Don’t make excuses, new advocate for colon cancer screening says

  For reasons not yet understood, African Americans have the highest incidence of colorectal cancer of all ethnic groups in the U.S. Kent Robinson prefers to remember his […]

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USF opens Center for Neuromusculoskeletal Research

Aiming to gain a better understanding of human neuromusculoskeletal functions and provide innovative, promising, and non-invasive diagnostic and rehabilitative treatment methods, the USF School of Physical Therapy and […]

Francine Shebell, Dave Morgan, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute, CEO for a Day

Caregiver turned “CEO for a Day” goes behind the scenes at Alzheimer’s Institute

Francine Shebell, a retired attorney from St. Petersburg, recently got a glimpse of the inner workings of the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute, one of the world’s largest […]

USF’s Nurse Anesthesia program gains national attention with move to CAMLS

Michelle Marciano had acceptance offers from multiple nurse anesthesia programs. And she was seriously considering offers from other schools. But last October, she toured USF’s soon-to-open Center for […]

USF Hyperbaric Lab featured in national video on naval research

The Office of Naval Research recently released a video it produced highlighting the undersea medicine research projects taking place around the country, including the work by a team […]

CAMLS, Surgical Skills Lab, vascular surgery course

CAMLS course offers glimpse of surgical simulation training across all learners

Under the bright lights of the surgical skills laboratory at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), medical students and surgical residents practice together.  […]

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Project World Health works toward sustainable outreach in Dominican Republic [VIDEO]

A few USF Health Morsani College of Medicine students travelled to the Dominican Republic this past spring break – not to work on their tans, but to volunteer […]

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 […]