Archive for the Patient Care Category

USF nurse practitioners provide free care to patients in need

Nurse practitioners play a critical role in health care. Their life-changing work and service make a tremendous contribution to patient outcomes. That impact is seen at USF College […]

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USF Diabetes Center celebrates 5 years of helping patients and families

Friends and supporters gathered  Nov. 14 to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the opening of a new facility for the USF Diabetes Center on the fifth floor of the […]

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Pulmonologist joins USF to help build center of excellence for advanced lung disease

Dr Kapil Patel was recruited from Stanford University known for its preeminent center Pulmonologist Kapil Patel, MD, arrived at USF Health full-time Sept. 1 with one overarching goal […]

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November is National Marrow Awareness Month: A USF medical student donates to help save a toddler

Carrie Ryan got the text message while she was in her Introduction to Clerkship class at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine: she was a potential match […]

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A Winning Type of Treatment

USF Diabetes Center turns 5, offering a world-class approach to caring for kids and adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes By Dave Scheiber, USF Foundation Dr. […]

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 […]