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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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USF among four state universities to study Zika and other diseases through CDC grant

The University of South Florida will collaborate on a new $10 million grant from Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study ways to help stop the Zika […]

Top 10 USF Health News stories in 2016

1.       Pirates invade USF Match Day 2016, deliver good news to USF medical students heading to residencies [Video] 2.       Largest and most competitive: Incoming medical class makes history […]

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USF Health had a great 2016! Take a look.

USF Health continues to make life better for the community in and around the University and is prepared for a creative, innovative and productive 2017. Check out some […]

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Physician-scientist Dr. Sam Wickline arrives to lead USF Health Heart Institute

Tampa, FL (Dec. 20, 2016) — Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has joined the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to lead a state-of-the-art heart institute that will integrate […]

USF Nursing receives $1.9 million grant from NIH to study delirium intervention in intensive care unit 

Dr. Cindy Munro will be among the first researchers in the United States to study an audio-recording system to reduce delirium in ICU patients. Tampa, FL (Dec. 19, […]

Dr. Dolly Swisher named interim director for Physical Therapy

Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, PT, PhD, FNAP, FAPTA, has been named interim director for the USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences by Charles J. Lockwood, […]

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USF medical students take to the streets to serve patients where they live [Video]

The group visits the homeless where they live – on the streets.  They go without white coats, carrying backpacks stocked with over-the-counter medications, first aid supplies, hygiene products […]

In memoriam: Sharon Perlman, MD

Sharon Perlman, MD, an exceptional physician, colleague, teacher and patient advocate, died Dec. 11, 2016. She was 63. Dr. Perlman was as a faculty member in the Department […]

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Dr. Taylor-Clark aims to make sense out of how airway nerves respond to their environment

Understanding the sensory nerves involved in protective behaviors may lead to new therapies for respiratory, cardiovascular diseases Think about the last time you stubbed a toe. The sensory […]

In Memoriam: Chad Dickey, PhD

USF Health neuroscientist Chad Dickey, PhD — a leading NIH-funded researcher in the Morsani College of Medicine who developed an international reputation seeking answers to some of the […]

USF Health BRIDGE Clinic named Philanthropic Service Organization of the Year

The Suncoast Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) recently recognized the USF Health BRIDGE Clinic as its 2016 Philanthropic Service Organization of the Year. The award […]

Publication authorship and research fraud

In this month’s column I cover the interrelated issues of research paper authorship requirements and research misconduct. While some differences may exist between journals in defining who qualifies […]

USF Health faculty members named 2016 Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Three of five leading University of South Florida researchers named to the new class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are from USF […]

USF celebrates the life of an inspirational nursing leader

USF College of Nursing remembered the life and career of Former Dean Patricia A. Burns. PhD, during a special ceremony on Nov. 18. Dr. Burns, who was also […]

USF nurse practitioners provide free care to patients in need

Nurse practitioners play a critical role in health care. Their life-changing work and service make a tremendous contribution to patient outcomes. That impact is seen at USF College […]