Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category

Graduating medical students become physicians during memorable commencement ceremony

Persistence and determination paid off for the Class of 2017 at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. After four years of hard work and rigor, the senior […]

In memoriam: Dr. Lee Adair

USF Health is mourning the death of long-serving biochemistry and microbiology faculty member Winston Lee Adair Jr., PhD, who is remembered as both a brilliant scientist and an […]

Ob-Gyn fellow receives prestigious award to study breastfeeding benefits on maternal health

Research shows breastfeeding is good for babies. But is breastfeeding also good for mothers and their long-term health? Adetola F. Louis-Jacques, MD, a fellow in the Division of […]

USF researcher studies irregular cardiac electrical signals

Seeking to understand how the heart short circuits, Sami Noujaim looks for new drugs to fix atrial fibrillation Within the last three years, USF biomedical scientist Sami Noujaim, […]

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor meets with USF Health researchers to discuss importance of NIH-funded research

Funding from National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps USF conduct groundbreaking research every year. As a leading research university, the institution attracted more than $130 million from NIH […]

Tina Meketa hired to help USF Health gain more national media coverage

USF Health is trying to gain more national media coverage by hiring Tina Meketa as the Assistant Director of National and Health Media Relations.  She will pitch stories on […]

New medication significantly decreases involuntary movement

USF professor leads study on valbenazine’s effects on tardive dyskinesia.  Antipsychotic treatment can cause involuntary movements such as lip smacking, tongue protrusions and excessive eye blinking. These movements […]

In Memoriam: Dr. Valerie Whiteman-White

USF Health perinatologist Valerie Whiteman-White, MD, who built a distinguished academic career in maternal-fetal medicine and was known for her strong work ethic, indomitable spirit and devotion to […]

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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 […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

University of South Florida  study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact TAMPA, FL (March 29, 2017) — More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic […]