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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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Public health dean launches college’s new brand at annual address [VIDEO]

  View the USF College of Public Health branding campaign video.  The state of the University of South Florida College of Public Health is good, and getting even better, […]

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Celebrating the spirit of children: Stories behind the winning photos

With more than 450 entries from faculty, staff and students, the first USF Health photo contest celebrating the energy, spirit and fun of children was a big hit. […]

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USF’s new online service matches eligible patients to clinical trials

Studies investigate new treatment options for wide range of medical disorders Tampa, FL (Oct. 4, 2012) — USF Health and EmergingMed have launched a University of South Florida […]

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New course amplifies team learning by looking at patients across time

USF Health has been at the forefront for training healthcare professionals to work in teams – from its ground-breaking coursework that combines students from medical, nursing and physical […]

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Snakes in wild harbor deadly mosquito-borne EEEV virus through winter hibernation

A  new study finds snakes play role in transmission cycle of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis Virus (EEEV), one of the most lethal mosquito-borne viruses affecting horses and humans;  Opens […]

USF, Lakeland Regional Boards approve partnership

Tampa, FL (Sept. 25, 2012) – The Board of Trustees at the University of South Florida has approved the creation of the new USF Health System, an organization […]

Intervention research focus of new book co-authored by Dianne Morrison-Beedy

The nuances for conducting intervention research are laid out in a new book co-authored by Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the USF College of Medicine. Called […]

Medical students help young hands plant gardens filled with lessons [VIDEO]

[] A Children’s Garden of Verses came to life earlier this month when USF medical students helped young students at the USF Patel Partnership Elementary School plant Earth […]

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USF to create USF Health System to partner with hospitals

Partnership with Lakeland Regional Medical Center proposes to create 200 new residency positions for state TAMPA, FL (Sept. 19, 2012) – USF Health is creating a new and transformative […]

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Sleep apnea in obese pregnant women linked to poor maternal and neonatal outcomes

Tampa, FL (Sept. 20, 2012) — The newborns of obese pregnant women suffering from obstructive sleep apnea are more likely to be admitted to the neonatal intensive care […]

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New youth clinic provides care for those at risk

  When Aaron Ho was younger, he never felt comfortable discussing his sexuality with a doctor. Now he realizes that discomfort may keep some teens and young adults […]

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USF Multiple Sclerosis Center part of new therapeutic landscape for patients

The same day that the University of South Florida celebrated the 20th anniversary of its USF Multiple Sclerosis Center, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new […]

Through mentoring, USF Health helps new charter school build a pipeline for healthcare professionals

Like students in most schools, a group of elementary students in East Tampa started classes last month excited about the year ahead. But this group is a little […]

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USF Health to lead new Friedreich’s ataxia study [VIDEO]

Click here to download symposium video USF Health will be the lead site for a new study testing the safety and effectiveness of a potent antioxidant for patients […]

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USF’s advanced prosthetics research benefits combat-wounded veterans [VIDEO]

Army Sgt. Danny Swank’s lower right leg was amputated following dozens of surgeries to try to save the limb severely damaged when a grenade exploded inside his Humvee […]