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USF Health opens state-of-the-art fitness center

It was an exciting day at USF Health as hundreds gathered to celebrate the grand opening of a new USF Health Fitness Center on April 3 at the […]

USF’s Alumni Magazine Goes Digital in Spring 2017

USF, the official magazine of the USF Alumni Association, initiates a largely digital distribution format beginning with its spring 2017 edition. “This is the age of 24-hour news, […]

USF Health leaders join dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance academic careers

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections regional conference hosted by USF Investing in young scholars who are underrepresented minorities (URM) is not only important for society and academia […]

USF doctors help celebrate lung transplant milestone at TGH

There were tears of joy from 65-year-old Jeanette Ebaugh, who recently received the 500th lung transplant from Tampa General Hospital (TGH). Ebaugh celebrated the successful procedure, alongside her […]

USF students help count Tampa homeless

A group of USF College of Public Health undergraduate students hit the streets to help count the homeless during the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative (THHI) annual point-in-time count. […]

Peace Corps Festival celebrates USF’s growing global service commitment

The University of South Florida commemorated National Peace Corps Week at the College of Public Health with its annual Peace Corps Festival, March 2. Returned Peace Corps volunteers […]

Study Examining Race, Heart Disease Treatments One of Eight USF Health Presentations Accepted to Prestigious Cardiology Conference

One of the studies found that African-Americans are more likely to have nonischemic heart disease than white patients, which points to the need for a risk-stratification system based […]

Dallas trauma surgeon, USF alumnus returns to speak about race relations through his life journey

Students from across the university attended the latest Diversity Lectures Series titled Reflection at the Intersection of Race and Medicine. The University of South Florida’s Office of Diversity, […]

Health and engineering scientists create mobile app for patients with heart failure

Interprofessional collaborations between health professionals and engineers can help improve patient care. That’s what’s happening at USF. A nurse scientist and an engineer worked together to develop a […]

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor visits USF Nursing, discusses nursing workforce bill proposal

Strengthening the education and training of the nation’s nursing workforce is critical to advancing patient care in an increasing complex health care system. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor emphasized […]