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Record number of students showcase research at MCOM’s 9th Annual Student Symposium

Medical students, staff and faculty gathered Nov. 30 at the USF Health Auditorium for the 9th Annual Student Symposium hosted by the Morsani College of Medicine Office of […]

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We must have dispassionate reasoning and compassionate caring

This past week has witnessed multiple acts of senseless violence, hate and intolerance.  Although mental illness may have played a role in some of these tragic events, the […]

Infectious diseases expert looks for new ways to combat resilient parasites

USF Health’s Dr. Kami Kim probes the epigenetics of two global parasitic infections, malaria and toxoplasmosis While an undergraduate at Harvard University, Kami Kim, MD, participated in a […]

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IPE transitions-of-care simulation helps USF Health students train as teams

First-year students from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy and Athletic Training Program came together Oct. 16 and 18 at the Center for Advanced […]

Black Robe Day gives USF Health community an appreciation of how law, medicine intersect

The USF Health Community visited the 13th Judicial Circuit Courthouse in downtown Tampa on Oct. 17 to get a firsthand look at the relationship between the medical and […]

Dr. Quinn: Emotional intelligence linked to success in medical field

Imagine you’re the manager of an equity-trading desk and you see two employees constantly in conflict and arguing with each other. You don’t understand why and don’t see […]

MCOM SELECT charter class member makes history at LVHN

Yasir Abunamous, MD, USF Health Morsani College of Medicine class of 2015, recently made history.  He became the first graduate of the MCOM Scholarly Excellence, Leadership Experiences, Collaborative […]

FARA-USF scientific symposium advances toward treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia

The Friedreich’s Ataxia Scientific Symposium: Understanding a Cure recently marked its 9th year of bringing dedicated scientists, clinicians, and industry partners with patients and their families to USF […]

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Pharmacy students use AR/VR to study impact of prescription drugs on our main organs

First-year students put on simulation goggles to see how certain drugs interact in the body Virtual (VR) and augmented (AR) realities are transforming the way pharmacology students learn […]

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New study offers insights into triggers of early-stage malaria parasite infection

For a century, researcher after researcher has tried to grow Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax), the parasite that causes the most widespread type of malaria, in petri dishes continuously, […]

Faculty excellence recognized at promotion and tenure reception

On Wednesday, Sept. 26, USF Health celebrated faculty excellence at the University Club.  The evening consisted of a welcome by Catherine Lynch, MD, associate vice president for faculty […]

Early Parkinson’s patients waiting too long to seek medical evaluation

The time between diagnosis and the beginning of symptomatic treatment is critical in the effort to find a cure for Parkinson’s disease (PD). A paper published in npg Parkinson’s […]

New Hernia Center offers three locations for patient care

USF Health recently launched a new service dedicated to hernia repair and is making this available in three Tampa area locations – giving patients across the region greater […]

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Heart Institute hosts first research symposium

The USF Health Heart Institute recently hosted its inaugural scientific conference, marking another milestone in the young Institute’s short history and setting a standard for future collaborative work […]

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USF Health, Moffitt lead one of nation’s first academic Cardio-Oncology Programs

Michael Fradley, MD, had finished medical school. He’d completed training in internal medicine and cardiology.   He decided to pursue further training in electrophysiology, and began observing a substantial […]

USF Health leadership travels to Panama and fosters partnerships                              

A team of health experts and educators from across USF Health recently traveled to Panama’s City of Knowledge as part of a collaborative partnership between the two institutions […]