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USF Health Briefs | Episode 2 with Dr. Mark Moseley

In the latest USF Health Brief, Dr. Mark Moseley, USF Health’s Chief Clinical Officer, discusses how physicians and other health care providers are using telehealth services and technology […]

Distinct lipid biomarkers key to cardiac repair differences in blacks and whites after heart attack

USF Health-UAB study indicates that lipid mediators may offer new targets for more personalized heart failure diagnosis and treatment TAMPA, Fla (May 4, 2020) — Black men and […]

USF Health takes COVID-19 testing to local Hillsborough County neighborhoods

USF Health has teamed up with Hillsborough County to offer COVID-19 testing to residents in several neighborhood community centers in Hillsborough County. The effort is meant to make […]

USF Health allergist publishes guidance to treat anaphylaxis amid COVID-19 spread

The new recommendations come as patients suffering severe allergic reactions  fear visiting emergency departments COVID-19 has created new anxieties and risks for individuals seeking emergency care, including those […]

USF Health leads clinical trials seeking COVID-19 treatments, cure

USF Health researchers have launched several clinical trials as part of the world-wide effort to reduce the severity and even prevent COVID-19. In connection with Tampa General Hospital, […]

USF Health Pediatric Pulmonology Becomes a Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-Accredited Core Center

USF Health pediatric pulmonology has met the extensive requirements to become a cystic fibrosis core center, a designation that offers funding opportunities for research and drug development and […]

USF Health rapidly expands telehealth to keep patients connected to medical specialists

The current coronavirus outbreak is not preventing USF Health patients from seeing their providers. As the pandemic grew last week and most of Florida shifted to working remotely […]

USF Health welcomes Dr. Douglas Haladay as director of MCOM’s physical therapy program

USF Health announced that Douglas Haladay, DPT, PhD, has been appointed director of the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPTRS) and associate dean of the USF […]

USF Health-TGH first in Florida using new organ transplant technology designed to save more lives

Cardiothoracic surgeon Dr. John Dunning and team performed the transplantation of  donor lung kept “breathing” in human-like conditions For all the advances in organ transplantation, most organs are […]

Turning to the gut to better understand depression

Can the community of microbes in our digestive track influence our mental state and, if so, how? That’s a focus of study by Monica Uddin, PhD, a professor […]