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USF Health Research Day is today

February 25, 2011

Today USF Health celebrates the search. The quest for an answer, the solution to the puzzle…the cure. Join us today as we talk with the students sharing their findings at USF Health Research Day. We’ll be telling their stories throughout the day. —–           Not all the presentations Friday belonged to students. Laura Barnes, PhD, an assistant professor with the Center for Evidence-Based Medicine, stood by her poster Friday: a project on decision support for terminally ill patients, helping them decide when to go to hospice and when to continue […]

Life Art Drawings Exhibit at Shimberg Library

November 24, 2008

A sampling of charcoal drawings that first and second-year medical students completed as part of a recent Life Art Drawing session are on display in the Shimberg Health Sciences Library at USF through December. The drawings of the human model are accompanied by enlarged black-and-white photographs of USF Health photographer Eric Younghans, who captured the class in session. Impressions of the students who participated in the elective activity are also included in the exhibit. The Life Drawing class was conceived by Chris Phelps, PhD, former chair of anatomy, and Lois […]

USF Health Checkup with Dr. Klasko

July 29, 2008

Dear Colleagues, In the last week alone, USF Health opened the Morsani Center, a research team received a new $128 million grant to end juvenile diabetes, and USF recruited MIT’s spin-off Draper Laboratories. These news events, for me, mean the next few years are a “tipping point” for the future of USF Health. In fact, it’s a tipping point for how we organize health and health care for our entire region. On Sunday, an editorial in The Tampa Tribune said the same thing. The editorial advocated that it is time […]

Free flu shots a crowd pleaser at College of Public Health

October 19, 2007

USF nursing student Erica Craig administers a flu shot. The USF College of Public Health, in collaboration with the Hillsborough County Health Department, administered 1,500 free flu shots at the college’s flu shot drive on Oct. 19. This is the 12th year that the college has offered the shots as a community service to area residents as well as members of USF. Faculty-supervised USF nursing and medical student volunteers administered the vaccines nearly non-stop from early morning to mid-afternoon in the COPH Auditorium. The event included several exhibits, including by […]

Flu shot clinic for USF Health employees available Oct. 15 to Dec. 14

October 12, 2007

The annual Flu Vaccine Clinic for USF Health physicians, staff and patients will be held Oct. 15 through Dec. 14. Free flu shots will be offered to eligible faculty, staff and patients at both the USF Medical Clinic on the Tampa campus and the South Tampa Center for Advanced Healthcare on Davis Islands. All USF Health employees must show their USF ID badge to receive the free shot. The clinic dates are listed below. Hours of operation for all clinics will be 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the morning […]