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USF Health students join USF Day at the Capitol

White coats were among the sea of green and gold that filled Florida’s Capitol this week when dozens of USF Health students took part in this year’s USF […]

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USF doctors perform unique procedure to save patient with infected pacemaker wires

TAMPA, Fla.  (August 30, 2017) — Pacemakers help people live longer, active lives. They’re also often worn for decades at a time. But a pacemaker’s wiring could get […]

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Fall 2017: USF Health welcomes new students

It’s an exciting time at USF Health. Colleges across health disciplines celebrated the new fall semester, welcoming more than 1,600 new students to different programs. In this blog […]

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USF Health hospital partner’s performance ranked among nation’s best

Tampa General Hospital named one of top 50 hospitals nationally in six medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2017) — U.S. News […]

Colleagues celebrate Dr. Phil Marty’s 27 years of outstanding service at USF Health

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 […]

Failure to attempt type 2 diabetes prevention results in up to $820 million wasted in health care costs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 84 million Americans have prediabetes. Unless something is done, 70 percent will eventually be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. That’s […]

“Best Doctor in America” named USF Health Chair of Surgery

Dr. Paul Kuo joins Morsani College of Medicine Sept. 1  TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2017) — The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has selected Paul C. Kuo, […]

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute finds amyloid PET scan leading to better Alzheimer’s disease management

The Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute is participating in a nationwide study looking at whether Medicare should cover the costly amyloid PET scan TAMPA, FL (July 24, 2017) — Amyloid […]

Dr. Anne Champeaux named chair of USF Health’s Pathology and Cell Biology Department

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has named Anne Champeaux, MD, as the next chair of its Department of Pathology and Cell Biology. She will begin her new […]

Karen Burdash looks to retirement after 28 years at USF Health

Karen M. Burdash, MBA, is retiring this month after 28 years of providing financial management expertise to the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM), its departments and […]

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TGH, USF Health to create new model for advanced organ disease

Tampa, FL (July 5, 2017) – Tampa General Hospital and the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine are creating a new model for advanced organ transplantation. Noted transplant physician […]

Personalized medicine: A work in progress

From time to time I am asked about the state of “personalized” medicine, or “precision” medicine. Usually, these terms refer to customizing some aspect of medical care based […]

Dr. Mack Wu studies molecular control of ischemia-reperfusion injury, leaky gut

USF Health researcher Mack Wu, MD, studies what happens when the microvascular endothelial barrier controlling blood-tissue exchange is compromised during ischemia-reperfusion injury, a condition that can lead to […]

Inaugural group inducted in the Robert A. Good Honor Society

The Robert A. Good Honor Society (RGHS) in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine welcomed its inaugural group of members at an induction ceremony held in April. […]

A human enzyme can reduce neurotoxic amyloids in mouse model of dementia

The USF-led study suggests CyP40 or similar proteins may be potential therapeutics for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases TAMPA, Fla. (June 27, 2017) — A naturally occurring human enzyme […]

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Dr. John Curran retires from USF after 45 years of service

USF Health faculty, students, staff and local and state leaders celebrated the extraordinary work and legacy of John S. Curran, MD, professor of pediatrics, associate vice president of […]