Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category

USF Health urologist helps patient live life without debilitating UTI symptoms

With her bladder now under control, Gayle Osborne can pursue her passion for travel without trepidation It was supposed to be a once in a lifetime opportunity for […]

Physician simulation learning leader from VHA named CAMLS Executive Director

Dr. Haru Okuda will also serve as USF Health’s first executive director of Interprofessional Education Simulation Programming Yasuharu (Haru) Okuda, MD, FACEP, FSSH, an internationally respected leader in […]

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Economic Development: USF in Water Street Tampa creates ripple effect

Emails are coming in about biotech start-ups, applications are pouring in from high-caliber students, powerhouse researchers are inquiring about opportunities, research funding has gone up, property values are […]

Upward Bound Program sets up USF student for potential career in health care

To 21-year-old Tracey Vilvert, the thought of going to college was just a thought.  Now a USF junior majoring in Health Sciences with a specialization in Biological Health […]

USF College of Public Health named WHO-designated center of excellence to combat river blindness

The new collaborating center focuses on diagnostics needed to verify progress toward global elimination of the disabling parasitic infection onchocerciasis TAMPA, Fla. (June 28, 2018) – The Pan […]

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USF officially designated as “Preeminent” by the Florida Board of Governors

Historic achievement places USF in the top category of Florida’s universities and comes with millions of dollars in new funding that will benefit the Tampa Bay region’s future […]

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New drug tested at USF Health Metabolic Clinic is life-changing for patient with PKU

Those helped by the new injectable enzyme therapy, recently approved by the FDA, can safely eat foods that have been forbidden for years Jennifer Mazorra has spent most […]

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USF Health cardiologist helps patient avoid surgery with lifestyle changes, cardiac rehab [video]

Leaning forward, Julio Robaina intently watched as USF Health cardiologist Bibhu Mohanty, MD, sketched a series of shapes on a piece of notebook paper. As Dr. Mohanty pulled […]

USF Health microbiologist shares team’s progress on vaccine for C. diff infection

A team led by Xingmin Sun, PhD, assistant professor in the USF Health Department of Molecular Medicine, is working on vaccine options for Clostridium difficile infection, or CDI, […]

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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 […]