Archive for the Patient Care Category

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 […]

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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 […]