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USF Health, USF Athletics adopt independent medical model for student-athlete care

On July 15, USF Health and USF Athletics partnered on an implementation of an independent medical model that supports the physical and psychosocial welfare of student-athletes. Under the […]

Nature Biomedical Engineering cover features paper with MCOM coauthor

USF Health’s Stephen Liggett, MD, is a coauthor of the article highlighted on the July 2019 cover of Nature Biomedical Engineering, one of the high-impact Nature journals. That […]

USF Health to implement electronic billing system

USF Health converted to the Epic electronic health records (EHR) system in August 2015, springing the organization into a new era of efficiency, patient care and safety, and […]

Tampa General Hospital leases space in new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine building in downtown Tampa, offering stronger ties to help advance academics, patient care and research

TAMPA, Fla. (Jun 18, 2019) — Tampa General Hospital is leasing up to 25,000 square feet of space in the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and […]

USF Health and IT showcase Tech-IT Out lab

One of the many challenges medical students face is managing opportunities for collaboration among students and with professors.  As the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and […]

New Chief of Surgical Oncology, specializing in liver and pancreatic cancer care, joins USF Health

For all his accomplishments, Andreas Karachristos, MD, prides himself on being available to his patients via his cell phone number 24-7. This open and accessible approach helps patients […]

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Byrd Alzheimer’s Center: Basic research objectives and faculty recruitment strategy

June 3, 2019 Alzheimer’s disease (AD), also now used in conjunction with certain related dementias (known as Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias or ADRDs), affects more than 47 […]

Charter class of Physician Assistant students celebrate during graduation banquet

On the evening before graduation, the charter class of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program gathered at the USF Research and Innovation galleria room […]

Streamlining how we work improves patient experience

Streamlining how patients access their health care providers – from the first encounter to the myriad details for overall operations – could greatly impact patient satisfaction and quality […]

Nanoparticle therapy blocks tumor angiogenesis without cardiac side effects

Preclinical cancer study has implications for inhibiting atherosclerotic plaque growth The formation of new blood vessels, known as angiogenesis, is essential for embryonic tissue development, wound healing and […]