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Teams at USF Health, Tampa General save local doctor after two strokes

Although stroke is a leading killer, experts say it demands more attention and funding. On a Thursday night in mid-January, Dr. Rahul N. Mehra, a prominent Tampa psychiatrist, […]

Playing in the Florida sun is fun, but be careful to avoid heat stroke

  Summer is synonymous with spending long, sun-drenched days playing or working outside. But that summertime fun can quickly turn into a dangerous health emergency if you aren’t […]

USF Health Alzheimer’s team publishes findings in major science journal

More than 6 million Americans live with Alzheimer’s disease, and by 2050, this number is projected to rise to nearly 13 million and cost the nation more than $1 […]

USF Tampa General Physicians names first SVP of Operations

TAMPA, FL (June 16, 2022) – The USF Tampa General Physicians (USFTGP) has named Matthew Cantonis as its senior vice president of operations. Launched in January 2022, USFTGP […]

MCOM and Heart Institute home to future of medical libraries

When the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute opened in 2020 as a medical school of the future, it was equally important to include […]

USF awarded $3.2 million to contribute to development of blood tests for Alzheimer’s disease

Tampa FL (June 8, 2022) – The University of South Florida received $3.2 million from the National Institute on Aging to investigate if Alzheimer’s disease can be detected […]

Cardiology specialist first to earn PhD from USF Health Heart Institute program

Scientific research is often a low-key exercise, with fastidious people peering into microscopes and working under the radar. Seldom are they described as rising stars, but Jiajia Yang […]

USF Health CAMLS celebrates 10 years of providing the best in simulation training

The USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) first opened 10 years ago in March 2012, where leaders from the community, education, industry, and simulation […]

Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk

Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk More Florida babies will have access to donor breastmilk with the […]

Tampa General Hospital and USF Health neurosurgeons first in Tampa Bay to provide patients new innovative ultrasound technology

A minimally invasive technique called Focused Ultrasound targets an area of the brain that controls movement, and requires no anesthesia or surgical opening of the skull. Tampa, FL […]

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