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Dr. Jason Salemi uses online dashboards to explain the spread of COVID-19

  In this video, USF Health epidemiologist Jason Salemi, PhD, explains how he creates and uses online dashboards to show the effects of COVID-19 in Florida. Using data […]

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Dear Faculty, Staff and Students: There is much that makes me proud to be an American. Our economy, research enterprise and university system are the envy of the […]

Michael Teng Q&A: Science behind the mRNA coronavirus vaccines

The race for a COVID-19 vaccine began when Chinese scientists published the genetic sequence for the SARS-COV-2 virus on Jan. 11, 2020 – a full two months before […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2020

What a year! We may be trying to close this year out as quickly as possible, but a quick look back at some of our top stories is […]

Research Day 2021: Deadline to submit abstracts is Jan. 15

This year marks the 31th anniversary of the USF Health Research Day, which will be held on Friday, Feb. 26, 2021. Due to COVID-19, Research Day 2021 will […]

More than a major health crisis: Lessons we desperately need to learn from the COVID-19 pandemic

A single virus, SARS-CoV-2, has plunged the entire planet into a health, socioeconomic and political crisis. The short, medium, and long-term effects are potentially devastating. A relatively low […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Best Doctors in America list

USF Health physicians are once again named Best Doctors in America®. Locally, 120 USF Health doctors made the biennial Best Doctors list, one of the largest ongoing peer […]

USF Health and Tampa General Hospital selected to participate in the Novavax COVID-19 vaccine Phase 3 clinical trial

   Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2020) – USF Health and Tampa General Hospital have been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Novavax NVX-CoV2373 vaccine […]

USF Health names Dr. Usha Menon dean of College of Nursing 

Dr. Menon brings a wealth of nursing leadership experience and academic achievement to her new role.  TAMPA, Fla. (Nov 24, 2020) – The University of South Florida has appointed […]

Physician residents seek to help patients with opioid addiction but are limited in access to key FDA-approved medication, USF Health researchers find

A survey of resident physicians in Florida indicates they are interested in treating opioid addiction but face barriers to offering patients treatment using buprenorphine, an FDA-approved medication shown […]

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