Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category
Richard Oehler

Podcasts spreading information to battle infectious disease

Richard Oehler, MD, FACP, often gets questions about obscure infectious diseases. After all, it’s his field.But these days, Dr. Oehler gets questions from all around the world, thanks […]

USF AAAS Fellows, 2012

Five USF Health researchers elected 2012 AAAS Fellows

USF among top 10 organizations worldwide with 15 Fellows named this year USF Health researchers comprised a third (5) of the record number of University of South Florida […]

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Dr. Sinnott appointed chair of Department of Internal Medicine

The infectious diseases expert will lead the medical school’s largest department Tampa, FL (Nov. 28, 2012) – John T. Sinnott, MD, the James P. Cullison Professor of Medicine, […]

Platz family, USF Diabetes Center, World Diabetes Day 2012

USF Diabetes Center celebrates progress in improving patients’ lives

The USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare was bathed in blue light in celebration of World Diabetes Day on Wednesday night, Nov. 14.   Inside the USF Diabetes […]

Jorge Marcet, colorectal surgeon

New option for colon cancer surgery integrates precision imaging

Combined with advanced robotics, the new imaging technology helps surgeons to selectively remove tumor and leave normal tissue intact Tampa, FL (Nov. 12, 2012) — Earlier this month at […]

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute exterior

Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute awarded Kendal Charitable Funds grant to conduct East Tampa memory screenings

Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, 2012) — The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has been awarded the Kendal Charitable Funds’ first Promising Innovations grant to develop an Alzheimer’s disease […]

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USF Health names director of Heart Institute and new chair of Cardiovascular Sciences

New leadership to strengthen heart health initiatives Tampa, FL (Nov. 7, 2012) — USF Health today announced two new appointments to strengthen its key initiatives in heart treatment […]

Michael Albrink, general surgery

USF physician performs Tampa General’s first single-site robotic surgery

Dr. Michael Albrink, a general surgeon at  the University of South Florida, performed the first minimally invasive single-site robotic surgery at Tampa General Hospital on Saturday morning, Oct. 29.  […]

Danielle Kurant, Scholarly Concentrations Program, medical students, 2012

Scholarly Concentrations Symposium tackles research and ethics

Leading with a panel discussion of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” this year’s Scholarly Concentrations Program Student Symposium sparked some intriguing ethical questions about physician-patient relationships, informed […]

Mom and baby

USF physicians help patient’s dream of healthy baby come true

The robot-assisted cervical stitch surgery, performed through the abdomen, was a first for Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL (Oct. 26, 2012) — A long-delayed dream came true  this […]