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Elkins family, Angelman Syndrome, clinical trial, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

Hope for the “Angels”

For families battling Angelman Syndrome, the small clinical trial at USF Health is a first step toward finding a treatment for the severe neurological disorder For Peyton Elkins, […]

USF Pharmacy momentum continues with candidate accreditation status from ACPE

The USF College of Pharmacy took another big leap forward earlier this month when it was granted candidate accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), […]

Stephen Liggett, personalized medicine

Dr. Stephen Liggett to lead USF Personalized Medicine Center

Tampa, FL (June 13, 2012)  — Stephen B. Liggett, MD, a pioneer in the emerging field of personalized medicine, will help USF Health build an interdisciplinary center that […]

Jay Wolfson, media

USF health professor comments on landmark Supreme Court healthcare law ruling [VIDEO]

USF Health’s Jay Wolfson, DrPH, JD, was in high demand by local media following this morning’s landmark Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health care law. “Extraordinary,” Dr. […]

USF Health in The Villages graphic

USF Health and American Well to bring telehealth to seniors living at The Villages

Online Care will extend health care into the homes of retirees to improve chronic disease management, decrease hospitalizations and reduce medical costs The Villages, Fla. and Boston, Mass. […]

Coffee cup with burlap sack of roasted beans

High blood caffeine levels in older adults linked to avoidance of Alzheimer’s disease, USF-UM study reports

  Tampa, FL (June 5, 2012) – Those cups of coffee that you drink every day to keep alert appear to have an extra perk – especially if […]

Dr. Arthi Sanjeevi, Kent Robinson, colorectal cancer screening, gastroenterology

Don’t make excuses, new advocate for colon cancer screening says

  For reasons not yet understood, African Americans have the highest incidence of colorectal cancer of all ethnic groups in the U.S. Kent Robinson prefers to remember his […]

USF’s Nurse Anesthesia program gains national attention with move to CAMLS

Michelle Marciano had acceptance offers from multiple nurse anesthesia programs. And she was seriously considering offers from other schools. But last October, she toured USF’s soon-to-open Center for […]

CAMLS, Surgical Skills Lab, vascular surgery course

CAMLS course offers glimpse of surgical simulation training across all learners

Under the bright lights of the surgical skills laboratory at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), medical students and surgical residents practice together.  […]

School of Physical Therapy graduates, May 2012

USF Health Commencement Highlights

USF Health bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral students participated in several University of South Florida commencement ceremonies in the newly renovated Sun Dome over the weekend.   Surrounding family friends, faculty and […]