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USF partnership with local zoo helps save manatees

They may no longer be considered “endangered,” but Florida’s growing manatee population continues to face various challenges out in the wild. However, the USF College of Public Health […]

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The WELL expands to CAMLS! New suite dedicated to student services

The WELL has expanded! The centralized services that support USF Health students on the main USF campus in north Tampa has opened a suite of offices at USF’s […]

U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor visits USF Nursing, discusses nursing workforce bill proposal

Strengthening the education and training of the nation’s nursing workforce is critical to advancing patient care in an increasing complex health care system. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor emphasized […]

USF Health experts: Ten ways to keep your heart healthy

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. According to American Heart Association (AHA), more than 6 million adults currently live with heart disease. […]

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USF awarded $2.45-million by state for Zika virus research, vaccine development

The University of South Florida continues to make Zika a research focus. That’s evident through various research projects currently in the works. To bolster those efforts, the Florida Department of […]

Tampa DogFest walk at USF Health will help raise funds for canine companions and service dogs

USF Health is once again hosting the Tampa DogFest Walk ‘n Roll™ to benefit the Canine Companions for Independence program. The year’s event is Feb. 12 and continues […]

In memoriam: Carleton H. Baker, PhD

Carleton H. Baker, PhD, founding chair of the Department of Physiology at University of South Florida’s medical school, died Jan. 28 in North Augusta, SC.  He was 86. […]

USF unveils preliminary renderings for new medical school and cardiovascular institute in downtown Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2017) — The University of South Florida today unveiled preliminary renderings of the future home of its USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and […]

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USF Health to host health care symposium for prospective students

For some students, choosing a major can be a difficult decision. However, an event hosted by USF Health from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, […]

IAMSE webinar series aimed to reduce burnout in doctors and students

Chronic stress and burnout are prevalent among more than half of health care professionals, including medical students. That is why The International Association of Medical Science Educators (IAMSE) […]

Pioneering nanotechnology research has applications for cardiovascular diseases

The founding director of the USF Health Heart Institute has a passion for innovation, translational medicine and entrepreneurship. Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has parlayed his expertise in harnessing […]

Students showcase their talents to raise funds for USF Health BRIDGE Clinic

Kristal Ha’s emotional poem about her mother migrating to America after the Vietnam War, won the hearts of judges and more than 200 guests at the Annual BANDaids […]

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Public health leaders develop action plan urging research, collaboration to address gun safety

USF Public Health Professor Karen Liller among the researchers presenting an unprecedented call to action in the American Journal of Public Health  Tampa, FLA (Jan. 20, 2017) – […]

USF Health selects Dr. Harry van Loveren to lead a new Neurosciences Initiative

Tampa, FLA (Jan. 17, 2017) — The University of South Florida has launched a neurosciences initiative to integrate the latest treatment and research for a wide range of […]

USF Engineering and Morsani College of Medicine partner to create Department of Medical Engineering

The new department will be home to USF’s growing biomedical engineering program TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2017) —  The University of South Florida College of Engineering and the […]

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This month, I want to focus on the interplay between our intense drive as investigators to understand the root cause of a given disease and the need to […]