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Mumas give $2 million to fund new women’s health center at USF Health

Philanthropists Pam and Les Muma announced a gift of $2 million to create a new women’s health center as a part of a new $15 million gift to […]

Intervention becomes first to successfully reduce risk of dementia

10-year study led by USF’s Jerri Edwards concludes computerized brain training program reduces risk of dementia 29 percent TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2017) — Computerized brain training is […]

Dr. David Smith to lead newly established Department of Plastic Surgery

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s (MCOM) Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has become a freestanding Department of Plastic Surgery – a transition approved by the […]

Dr. Laurie Woodard among nine physicians honored by AAMC for outstanding contributions to academic medicine

TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 6, 2017) — The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has recognized University of South Florida (USF) physician Dr. Laurie Woodard for exemplifying qualities of […]

When age doesn’t matter: New model of care offers women greater expertise for fighting cancer

Brigitte Jenkins has more living to do. She is 80, has a full and loving family, and aims to reach her U.S. travel goal – she has visited […]

Fish Consumption Offers Same Protection in Preventing Childhood Asthma as Fish Oil Supplements

Tampa, Fla (October 30, 2017) – Pregnant women who consume fish rather than fish oil supplements are just as likely to protect their offspring from developing asthma. Researchers […]

Diagnosis of rare illness prompts global study led by USF- Johns Hopkins doctor

Oct. 26, 2017 — Jennifer Leiding, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and pediatric immunologist and allergy specialist at Johns Hopkins All […]

Doctor discusses USF Health relief efforts in hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico

Tampa, Fla.  (Oct. 17) — Back from last week’s trip to Puerto Rico, USF Health’s Dr. Asa Oxner discussed her recent experience treating patients and assessing critical medical […]

USF physicians earn spots on 2017-18 Best Doctors in America list

Once again, USF Health physicians fill the biennial Best Doctors in America® list, one of the largest ongoing peer physician polls in health care. This year, the local […]

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USF physicians donate supplies, treat patients in Puerto Rico

1,500 pounds of medications and supplies donated by USF Health were delivered Oct. 11 to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on a jet chartered by Tampa Bay Rays for a […]