Posts Tagged ‘Morsani College of Medicine’

Michelle Lyman takes her global health passion to Nicaragua

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Michelle Lyman, an MD and MPH student, spends week providing medical services to women in Cedro Galán as part of USF Health Nicaragua’s Manna Project International It’s one thing to study public health. It’s another to live and breathe it for a week in a community with limited access to even basic medical services, where […]

The Skinny on Weight Loss

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Americans like a fast fix. A 10-minute oil change. Glasses in an hour. A new romantic interest with the swipe of a finger. So when it comes to losing weight, diets that promise quick and easy results – 20 pounds in 30 days! – are tough to resist. We are not a patient people. Our […]

Dr. Phillip Marty awarded professor emeritus with the COPH

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Dozens of colleagues and leaders gathered July 20 to celebrate the outstanding 27-year career of Phillip J. Marty, PhD, a consummate professional dedicated to the advancement of USF and USF Health. Marty, professor of public health, internal medicine and psychiatry, held several administrative positions in the USF College of Public Health, Morsani College of Medicine […]

Cost of neurological diseases in U.S. approaching $800 billion a year

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University of South Florida study shows research investment critical to prevent destabilizing economic impact More Americans are living longer and surviving chronic conditions like heart disease and cancer. Ironically, this triumph is also leading to a drastic rise in neurological disorders, which disproportionately attack the elderly. Clifton Gooch, MD, professor and chair of the Department […]

Dr. Zachary Pruitt engages in interprofessional education with Morsani College of Medicine

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Dr. Zachary Pruitt, assistant professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management will mentor a student on how the collaboration of medicine and public health may improve population health. Andrew Shenoi is a second year student in the USF Health SELECT program and has chosen Pruitt to be his […]

Florida’s first master’s degree program in genetic counseling earns accreditation

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The University of South Florida College of Public Health is the first in Florida to offer a graduate degree in genetic counseling. Last week, the college’s graduate program in genetic counseling earned a crucial accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Genetic Counseling. Accreditation as a new program by this national organization is essential for graduating […]

Annual flu shot day fighting the flu for 20 years

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The doors opened at 8 a.m., but Shelley Ayala was third in line to receive her complimentary flu vaccination early on Oct. 21. A resident of Riverview, Fla., Ayala has been coming to the USF College of Public Health’s flu vaccination drive, a collaborative effort with USF Health and the Hillsborough County Health Department, for six years. […]