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USF joins community partners to strengthen anti-human trafficking efforts

The workshop brought together USF students and researchers, community advocates and law enforcement to brainstorm about best ways to unite efforts For 16 years of her childhood Connie […]

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Tampa General Hospital’s new CEO on the job

Tampa General Hospital’s next president and chief executive officer, John Couris, officially started his new job earlier this week (Aug. 28).  Couris joins TGH from Jupiter Medical Center, […]

USF College of Nursing receives $2.6 million NIH grant to study link between pregnancy, depression and a parasite

Dr. Maureen Groer heads a group of USF Health researchers in a five-year study examining the relationship between a common parasite and how it affects the brain of […]

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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. […]