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Placental syndromes increase women’s short-term risk for cardiovascular diseases

University of South Florida study indicates these syndromes, when combined with poor pregnancy outcomes, can confer additional cardiovascular disease risk sooner Tampa, FL (July 22, 2016) — The […]

Douglas Holt, Division of Infectious Disease and International Medicine

Zika Virus UPDATE #2: 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 (Updated June 24, 2016) […]

USF Health psychiatrist comments on community healing after traumatic events [video]

In the aftermath of a the recent mass shooting at an Orlando night club, Glenn Currier, MD, MPH, chair of the USF Health Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral […]

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Expansion of USF Health midwifery program gives women more options for delivering their babies [video]

There was no question for Alayna Vernon that she would partner with a midwife to help deliver her babies. After all, her great grandmother was a midwife and […]

Check here for changes in USF Health clinical operations

UPDATED: June 6, 5:30 PM — All USF Health clinical sites will be open with normal operating hours on Tuesday, June 7. For USF student information, click here. * * * […]

Meditation-based therapy reduces anxiety, fear and fatigue among breast cancer survivors, USF Nursing study reports

Tampa, FL (June 6, 2016) – A meditation-based stress reduction intervention significantly improved psychological and physical symptoms among breast cancer survivors, a University of South Florida College of […]

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Dr. Nishit Patel dives deep into data for his practice, for his patients and, ultimately, for cures [video]

This story is part of a series highlighting faculty who are shining examples of quality and compassionate patient care and patient safety. Every day, these health care providers […]

USF’s Psychiatry Department receives commendation from Tampa City Council

Glenn Currier, MD, professor and chair of the USF Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences, was presented with a formal commendation and plaque April 28 when the Tampa […]

USF Health Dermatology offers free Melanoma Monday screenings May 2

Physicians from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery will offer free first-come, first-serve skin cancer screenings to the public from 5 to 7 […]

USF Department of Psychiatry hosts Mental Health Awareness Month events

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences is hosting a series of events in May as part of its inaugural Mental Health […]