Posts Tagged health

Graduating medical students become physicians during memorable commencement ceremony

Persistence and determination paid off for the Class of 2017 at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. After four years of hard work and rigor, the senior […]

Ob-Gyn fellow receives prestigious award to study breastfeeding benefits on maternal health

Research shows breastfeeding is good for babies. But is breastfeeding also good for mothers and their long-term health? Adetola F. Louis-Jacques, MD, a fellow in the Division of […]

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor meets with USF Health researchers to discuss importance of NIH-funded research

Funding from National Institutes of Health (NIH) helps USF conduct groundbreaking research every year. As a leading research university, the institution attracted more than $130 million from NIH […]

Proper nutrition helps improve quality of life

It’s just like the ancient proverb, “Let food be the medicine and medicine be the food.” That’s what still stands true today. Proper nutrition helps people live healthier […]

USF students help count Tampa homeless

A group of USF College of Public Health undergraduate students hit the streets to help count the homeless during the Tampa Hillsborough Homeless Initiative (THHI) annual point-in-time count. […]

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USF Health gears up to host annual Research Day

USF Health Research Day 2017 is only a few days away. Students and faculty from all USF Health colleges, programs and disciplines are gearing up to showcase their […]

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor visits USF Nursing, discusses nursing workforce bill proposal

Strengthening the education and training of the nation’s nursing workforce is critical to advancing patient care in an increasing complex health care system. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor emphasized […]

USF Health experts: Ten ways to keep your heart healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to American Heart Association (AHA), more than 6 million adults currently live with heart disease. […]

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USF awarded $2.45-million by state for Zika virus research, vaccine development

The University of South Florida continues to make Zika a research focus. That’s evident through various research projects currently in the works. To bolster those efforts, the Florida Department of […]