Posts Tagged ‘Morsani College of Medicine’

Dr. Deanna Wathington to become executive dean at Bethune-Cookman

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Deanna Wathington, MD, MPH, associate dean for academic and student affairs at the USF College of Public Health, has been selected to serve as founding executive dean of the new College of Health Sciences at Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach, Fla. “Though it pains us greatly to lose her, we recognize the tremendous opportunity this […]

USF Health welcomes Dr. Charles Lockwood

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Imagine sailing through a storm, the kind where the wind and the waves are so strong it takes every ounce of your strength, skill and judgment just to keep the boat from capsizing. That’s where Dr. Charles (Charly) J. Lockwood is happiest. “I like sailing long distances, and in conditions other’s might view as less than optimal,” he said. “In […]

USF Health researchers launch immunization campaign

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A team of USF Health researchers are celebrating World Immunization Week by kicking off a campaign that focuses on immunizations. They join health advocates in 180 countries around the globe who unite to mark this occasion during the last week in April. Sponsored by the World Health Organization, World Immunization Week promotes the message that […]

USF Health offers new course in human genomics this fall

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Genomics, the study of genes and their function, is a burgeoning field that is changing the face of medicine and other health professions as it gives practitioners, and even patients, unprecedented detail about diseases, conditions and even levels of health risk. Beginning fall semester, USF Health will offer its first course in human genomics designed […]

IHSC members foster partnership between USF Health and Panama over spring break

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In March, 24 students and professionals from the USF International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC) embarked on a service-learning trip to the rural mountain town of Chicá, Panama, located about two hours away from Panama City. The organization’s interdisciplinary focus is fueled by the valuable skill sets of its members. This year’s mission trip included volunteers […]

International Health Service Collaborative students opt to spend spring break in rural Panama

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USF Health students and physicians embark on an interdisciplinary service-learning trip to Chica, a rural mountain town in Panama This March members of the USF Health International Health Service Collaborative (IHSC) are choosing to spend their Spring Break conducting health and education activities in Chica, a small mountain town about two hours away from Panama […]

Florida Prevention Research Center and colleagues publish article on the use of social media to improve teen asthma care

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The Florida Prevention Research Center, the USF Social Marketing Group, and the Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics are collaborating on a study using social marketing principles to talk with teens and their caregivers.  Specifically, the research examines the benefits and barriers to asthma control, explores the technological strategies used for asthma care, and […]

Pfizer awards $475,000 grant to Drs. David Sultan, Jamie Morano, and Meghan Borysova for vaccine uptake

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USF Health researchers Dawood H. Sultan, PhD, Jamie P. Morano, MD, MPH, and Meghan Borysova, are the recipients of a $475,000 Pfizer Independent Grant for Learning & Change.  The grant supports an intervention to increase vaccine uptake in minority and economically disadvantaged communities in Florida Hillsborough and Polk counties.   Dr. Morano is an assistant […]