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Graduating medical students become physicians during memorable commencement ceremony

Persistence and determination paid off for the Class of 2017 at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. After four years of hard work and rigor, the senior […]

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Five USF Health researchers elected 2012 AAAS Fellows

USF among top 10 organizations worldwide with 15 Fellows named this year USF Health researchers comprised a third (5) of the record number of University of South Florida […]

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Dr. Sinnott appointed chair of Department of Internal Medicine

The infectious diseases expert will lead the medical school’s largest department Tampa, FL (Nov. 28, 2012) – John T. Sinnott, MD, the James P. Cullison Professor of Medicine, […]

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In Memoriam: Thomas N. Chirikos, PhD

Thomas N. Chirikos, PhD, professor emeritus in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the USF College of Public Health, passed away on November 23, 2013.  Dr. […]

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USF Diabetes Center celebrates progress in improving patients’ lives

The USF Health Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare was bathed in blue light in celebration of World Diabetes Day on Wednesday night, Nov. 14.   Inside the USF Diabetes […]

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New option for colon cancer surgery integrates precision imaging

Combined with advanced robotics, the new imaging technology helps surgeons to selectively remove tumor and leave normal tissue intact Tampa, FL (Nov. 12, 2012) — Earlier this month at […]

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Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute awarded Kendal Charitable Funds grant to conduct East Tampa memory screenings

Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, 2012) — The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute has been awarded the Kendal Charitable Funds’ first Promising Innovations grant to develop an Alzheimer’s disease […]

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USF Nursing hosts national conference to address veterans’ health needs

Tampa, FL (Nov. 8, 2012) – Nursing education and research designed to meet the health needs of veterans, service members and their families will be the focus when […]

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USF Health names director of Heart Institute and new chair of Cardiovascular Sciences

New leadership to strengthen heart health initiatives Tampa, FL (Nov. 7, 2012) — USF Health today announced two new appointments to strengthen its key initiatives in heart treatment […]

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USF-China study: Acupuncture may treat hypertension through antioxidant effects

Animal-model research examines molecular mechanisms for blood-pressure lowering effect of ancient Chinese therapy An increase in antioxidant enzymes triggered by acupuncture appeared to play a role in reducing […]

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Dr. Adewale Troutman becomes president of nation’s largest public health organization

Tampa, FL (Nov. 2, 2012) – This week’s 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association marked the beginning of the one-year term of incoming APHA president […]

Michael Albrink, general surgery

USF physician performs Tampa General’s first single-site robotic surgery

Dr. Michael Albrink, a general surgeon at  the University of South Florida, performed the first minimally invasive single-site robotic surgery at Tampa General Hospital on Saturday morning, Oct. 29.  […]

Danielle Kurant, Scholarly Concentrations Program, medical students, 2012

Scholarly Concentrations Symposium tackles research and ethics

Leading with a panel discussion of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” this year’s Scholarly Concentrations Program Student Symposium sparked some intriguing ethical questions about physician-patient relationships, informed […]

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USF physicians help patient’s dream of healthy baby come true

The robot-assisted cervical stitch surgery, performed through the abdomen, was a first for Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL (Oct. 26, 2012) — A long-delayed dream came true  this […]

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Student-centered initiative will integrate support for USF Health colleges

Fast. Focused. Flexible. Those three words define the work philosophy of Joe Ford, JD, the recently named assistant vice president of the USF Health Shared Student Services. They […]

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Dr. Haight joins LRMC to lead community health initiatives

Daniel Haight, MD, associate professor in the USF Health Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine and director of the Polk County Health Department, will join Lakeland Regional […]