Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category
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Pharmacy students use AR/VR to study impact of prescription drugs on our main organs

First-year students put on simulation goggles to see how certain drugs interact in the body Virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) realities are transforming the way pharmacology students learn […]

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New study offers insights into triggers of early-stage malaria parasite infection

For a century, researcher after researcher has tried to grow Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax), the parasite that causes the most widespread type of malaria, in petri dishes continuously, […]

Faculty excellence recognized at promotion and tenure reception

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, USF Health celebrated faculty excellence at the University Club.  The evening consisted of a welcome by Catherine Lynch, MD, associate vice president for faculty […]

Early Parkinson’s patients waiting too long to seek medical evaluation

The time between diagnosis and the beginning of symptomatic treatment is critical in the effort to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD). A paper published in npg Parkinson’s […]

A photo with Dr. Lee Sweeney at podium presenting his work.

Heart Institute hosts first research symposium

The USF Health Heart Institute recently hosted its inaugural scientific conference, marking another milestone in the young Institute’s short history and setting a standard for future collaborative work […]

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USF Health, Moffitt lead one of nation’s first academic Cardio-Oncology Programs

Michael Fradley, MD, had finished medical school. He’d completed training in internal medicine and cardiology.   He decided to pursue further training in electrophysiology, and began observing a substantial […]

USF Health leadership travels to Panama and fosters partnerships                              

A team of health experts and educators from across USF Health recently traveled to Panama’s City of Knowledge as part of a collaborative partnership between the two institutions […]

USF Health’s Dr. Henry Rodriquez comments on need to integrate new diabetes management technology into school settings

The use of technologically advanced systems to monitor the sugar levels of students with Type 1 diabetes around the clock have increased dramatically over the last several years. […]

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Player Down!

When the hockey player is a high-tech manikin, medical professionals take emergency training to a whole new level The USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation […]

New Department of Medical Education elevates educational mission

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has established a Department of Medical Education – a transition that raises the bar for the college’s educational standards as USF […]