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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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Donna Petersen ranks 21st in “100 Awesome Deans of Public Health”

  Donna Petersen, ScD, dean of the USF College of Public Health, ranked 21st on the “100 Awesome Deans of Public Health” list released by MPHProgramsList.com. “The criteria for our […]

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Accelerated Resolution Therapy shows dramatic reductions in PTSD symptoms, USF Nursing study reports

August 1, 2012 (Tampa, FL) – Researchers at the University of South Florida College of Nursing have shown that brief treatments with Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) substantially reduce […]

USF President Judy Genshaft, Cheryl Combs, nursing student, RN to BS program

USF’s new RN-to-BS degree program attracts nurses

When higher education and business leaders rallied this spring to announce Graduate Tampa Bay, a campaign to boost the number of local college graduates, a new USF College […]

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USF doctors lead most top-ranked specialties at Florida’s best hospital

Tampa General ranks as state’s top hospital on latest U.S. News & World Report list USF Health doctors lead most of the top-ranked specialties that have led Tampa […]

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U.S. Senator touts USF Tourette syndrome study with CDC

With pediatric Tourette syndrome on the rise, research by USF’s Rothman Center will show how children with tic disorders access health care, function at school and find social […]

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Hope for the “Angels”

For families battling Angelman Syndrome, the small clinical trial at USF Health is a first step toward finding a treatment for the severe neurological disorder For Peyton Elkins, […]

USF Pharmacy momentum continues with candidate accreditation status from ACPE

The USF College of Pharmacy took another big leap forward earlier this month when it was granted candidate accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), […]

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USF Health volunteers rally for “Dr. Oz’s 15-Minute Physical”

USF Health was out in force to assist Dr. Oz when he visited Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute July 12 as part of his nationwide tour checking the health of […]

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Dr. Stephen Liggett to lead USF Personalized Medicine Center

Tampa, FL (June 13, 2012)  — Stephen B. Liggett, MD, a pioneer in the emerging field of personalized medicine, will help USF Health build an interdisciplinary center that […]

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USF health professor comments on landmark Supreme Court healthcare law ruling [VIDEO]

USF Health’s Jay Wolfson, DrPH, JD, was in high demand by local media following this morning’s landmark Supreme Court ruling upholding the federal health care law. “Extraordinary,” Dr. […]

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USF Health and American Well to bring telehealth to seniors living at The Villages

Online Care will extend health care into the homes of retirees to improve chronic disease management, decrease hospitalizations and reduce medical costs The Villages, Fla. and Boston, Mass. […]

Huntington Potter, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

GMCSF treatment associated with improved cognition in cancer patients, USF-Moffitt study finds

The same growth factor was previously shown to reverse memory decline in Alzheimer’s mice  Tampa, FL (June 21, 2012) – Growth factors shown to cure Alzheimer’s disease in […]

Stephanie Marhefka, USF College of Public Health

Innovative group videoconferencing program may fill gap for HIV-positive women

The University of  South Florida College of Public Health is conducting the HER Study across four Florida counties In February 2009, Stephanie Marhefka, PhD, associate professor at the University of […]

Tai chi, exercise, elderly

Tai Chi increases brain size and benefits cognition in randomized controlled trial of Chinese elderly

The USF-led study suggests non-aerobic exercise and social interaction may reduce dementia risk Tampa, FL (June 19, 2012) — Scientists from the University of South Florida and Fudan University […]

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High blood caffeine levels in older adults linked to avoidance of Alzheimer’s disease, USF-UM study reports

  Tampa, FL (June 5, 2012) – Those cups of coffee that you drink every day to keep alert appear to have an extra perk – especially if […]