Archive for the International Health Category

USF Health Briefs | Episode 1 with Dr. Charles Lockwood

In the first of eight weekly USF Health Briefs, Dr. Charles Lockwood, Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine, talks about how the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our way […]

USF Health virologist Michael Teng: Coronavirus Q&A

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) continues to respond to the evolving global coronavirus outbreak known as coronavirus disease 2019, or COVID-19 for short. The respiratory […]

USF receives new NIH grant to help eliminate malaria in Southeast Asia

Tampa, FL (April  ­24, 2019) – The University of South Florida has been awarded approximately $700,000 in initial funding from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases […]

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USF Health scientist part of urgent global effort to rid Southeast Asia of malaria

What Dr. Liwang Cui’s team learns in the laboratory and the field can help curb the spread of this increasingly multidrug-resistant, mosquito-borne disease While some of the largest […]

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Multicultural Week celebrates USF Health’s commitment to diversity

Faculty, staff and students enjoyed a week of events representing USF Health’s bold commitment to educate, engage and celebrate cultural diversity, sensitivity and inclusivity. USF Health Multicultural Week, […]

New research framework may help better predict human and wildlife infectious disease risk

University of South Florida-led research identifies individual hosts more or less likely to escalate outbreaks Tampa, FL (Jan. 29, 2019) – The 2014-16 Ebola virus epidemic that ravaged […]

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Former president of world-renowned Pasteur Institute joins USF Health

Dr. Christian Bréchot will help elevate biomedical and health-related areas of research excellence to the international level The former head of the world-renowned Pasteur Institute in Paris has […]

Infectious diseases expert looks for new ways to combat resilient parasites

USF Health’s Dr. Kami Kim probes the epigenetics of two global parasitic infections, malaria and toxoplasmosis While an undergraduate at Harvard University, Kami Kim, MD, participated in a […]

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USF ranked one of America’s top “Golden Age Universities”

New ranking highlights USF’s strong performance compared to similar-aged institutions TAMPA, Fla. (June 7, 2018) – The University of South Florida (USF) is the fifth best public university in […]