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Mock trial in first-year curriculum sets USF Pharmacy apart, giving students early focus on critical thinking, communications [VIDEO]

  From its inception, the USF College of Pharmacy set out to be a pacesetter for teaching future pharmacists. A perfect example of just how innovative the young […]

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Dr. Sinnott appointed chair of Department of Internal Medicine

The infectious diseases expert will lead the medical school’s largest department Tampa, FL (Nov. 28, 2012) – John T. Sinnott, MD, the James P. Cullison Professor of Medicine, […]

Platz family, USF Diabetes Center, World Diabetes Day 2012

USF Diabetes Center celebrates progress in improving patients’ lives

The USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare was bathed in blue light in celebration of World Diabetes Day on Wednesday night, Nov. 14.   Inside the USF Diabetes […]

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USF-China study: Acupuncture may treat hypertension through antioxidant effects

Animal-model research examines molecular mechanisms for blood-pressure lowering effect of ancient Chinese therapy An increase in antioxidant enzymes triggered by acupuncture appeared to play a role in reducing […]

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Dr. Adewale Troutman becomes president of nation’s largest public health organization

Tampa, FL (Nov. 2, 2012) – This week’s 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association marked the beginning of the one-year term of incoming APHA president […]

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USF physicians help patient’s dream of healthy baby come true

The robot-assisted cervical stitch surgery, performed through the abdomen, was a first for Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL (Oct. 26, 2012) — A long-delayed dream came true  this […]

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Student-centered initiative will integrate support for USF Health colleges

Fast. Focused. Flexible. Those three words define the work philosophy of Joe Ford, JD, the recently named assistant vice president of the USF Health Shared Student Services. They […]

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Healing Hearts

Several clinical trials starting at USF Health’s new Heart Institute this year will offer gene and stem cell therapy approaches to healing damaged hearts Over the past 18 months, […]

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Clinical Trials: About Half of New Treatments Perform Better Than Existing Ones

Researchers show that uncertainty about new treatments meets ethical requirements On average, new treatments perform better in clinical trials only slightly more often than existing treatments, according to […]

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USF Health, All Children’s sign new agreements

ACH and USF Sign New Affiliation Agreements St. Petersburg, FL (Oct., 2012) — All Children’s Hospital and the University of South Florida have signed new affiliation agreements that […]