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Year in Review: Key USF Health stories in 2017

As we look forward to a New Year, let’s take time to celebrate key student and faculty successes, research and innovation advances, and clinical care care and community […]

Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait [video]

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing […]

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Community benefits most from new USF Health Concussion Center

USF Health faculty and administrators filled the neurocognitive testing room in the USF Health Concussion Center in Carrollwood as part of an informal celebration opening the new facility. […]

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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 [video]

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 […]