Archive for the Patient Care Category

Patient-centered care earns five USF Health departments medical home designations

Five USF Health clinical departments have been named Patient-Centered Medical Home sites by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), a selection that demonstrates their focus on patient-doctor […]

Congresswoman Castor, USF Health host diabetes roundtable discussion

Henry Rodriguez, MD, clinical director of the USF Diabetes Center, joined U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor at USF recently to host a roundtable discussion by community experts and advocates […]

This year’s National Physical Therapy Month focuses on pain management

Pain is personal, but many times the root cause of pain can be treated through physical therapy. October is National Physical Therapy Month and this year’s campaign focuses […]

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Meet the Dean: Pharmacy’s Kevin Sneed

Kevin Sneed, PharmD, is the founding dean of the USF College of Pharmacy and has built the college from the ground up. His innovative ideas have carried into the classroom, […]

USF Health researchers join Hillsborough and Pinellas County Zika prevention discussions

Educating the public about the ways that the Zika virus is carried in Aedes aegypti mosquitoes is the primary goal of Robert Novak, PhD, professor at the USF […]

Physician-scientist Dr. Samuel Wickline named USF Health Heart Institute’s first director

Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has been named the first director of the USF Health Heart Institute – an important step in realizing USF Health’s goal of creating a […]

USF Health and FARA to host patient-focused scientific symposium Sept. 15 [Video]

International experts from academia and industry will gather to discuss advances in Friedreich’s ataxia from the laboratory to the clinic. Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2016) — The University of […]

Zika Virus Update #3: Q&A

By Douglas A. Holt, MD Andor Szentivanyi Professor of Medicine Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (As of 8/04/2016) What […]

USF Health academic partners among top hospitals nationally ranked by U.S. News

At Tampa General Hospital, USF faculty physicians play leadership roles in the six medical specialties that made the Top 50 list.  U.S. News & World Report (U.S. News) […]

Computerized brain training designed to improve visual attention reduces dementia risk

Older adults who completed 11 or more sessions of training had a 48 percent reduced risk of dementia over the 10-year study period, a University of South Florida […]