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PA students receive white coats at memorable inaugural ceremony

The Charter Class of the USF Health Physician Assistant (PA) program made their commitment to the profession during the inaugural White Coat Ceremony on May 26 at the USF […]

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First CAMLS fellowship sponsored by simulation partner Simbionix

TAMPA, FL (April 4, 2012) — Simbionix, a leading global provider of medical education and simulation training, has sponsored the first fellowship at the USF Health Center for […]

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Aviation’s safety culture can translate to health professions

It started as a routine takeoff for US Airways Flight 1549. But everything changed so fast. Just after takeoff, Capt. Jeff Skiles, the plane’s co-pilot, caught a glimpse […]

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A Grand Opening: USF Health CAMLS Leads the Revolution [VIDEO]

Tampa, FL (March 30, 2012) —University of South Florida and community leaders, joined by education, industry and simulation partners from around the world and national specialty society officials, […]

USF Health’s new center will set new standards for quality care

CAMLS transforms health professionals’ training and evaluation TAMPA, FL (March 30, 2012) – Patients around the world will benefit from better training and testing of health professionals as […]

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Women turn to USF for help with every aspect of midlife’s natural transition: menopause

For many years, women throughout the Tampa Bay area have turned to the University of South Florida for help as they transition through menopause. Now that coordinated care […]

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USF study finds immediate skull reconstruction after traumatic brain injury worsens brain damage

Delaying surgical repair reduced secondary brain swelling, damage in TBI animal model Tampa, FL (March 22, 2012) — Immediate skull reconstruction following trauma that penetrates or creates an […]

Building a better practice plan

The USF Physicians Group is the only academic medical center on the west coast of Florida. So when the opportunity to lead USF’s practice plan came up, Jeff […]

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Match Day 2012: USF medical students find their fortunes [VIDEO]

Today, the class of 2012 arrives at Skipper’s Smokehouse to find their fortunes. It is Match Day, that annual ritual where medical students across the country find out […]

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USF doctor greeted by outpouring of support at ALS Walk

For a profile of Dr. Michael Flannery in the Tampa Bay Times, click here. Hundreds of walkers came to the USF campus Saturday for the Tampa Bay area’s Walk […]

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Florida Hospital and USF Health Partner in Key Specialties to Expand Translational Medicine Across Tampa Bay [VIDEO]

The alliance brings the latest medical advancements to local communities TAMPA, Fla. (March 12, 2012) — Florida Hospital and USF Health have formed a strategic alliance, combining Adventist […]

Expanded USF Health Research Day showcases scholarly excellence [VIDEO]

The Marshall Center Ballroom wasn’t big enough to hold the record number of poster presentations, which also lined adjacent rooms. USF Health Research Day 2012 began even earlier […]

USF Huntington’s Disease Center of Excellence Given Award

The USF Huntington’s Disease Society of America (HDSA) Center of Excellence was honored on Feb. 11 in Orlando as “awesome warriors in the fight against Huntington’s Disease” by […]

USF Nursing advances to top-25 ranking in NIH research funding

With strategic leadership, the college attained its ambitious five-year goal in two Tampa, FL (Feb. 27, 2012) – The University of South Florida College of Nursing has joined […]

Therapy offers hope for patients with treatment-resistant depression

For years, Sarah Maloney’s definition of “planning ahead” meant figuring out how to get through another day. From the time she was 13, Maloney, now 22, struggled with […]

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USF study: Smoking cessation drug improves walking function in patients with spinocerebellar ataxia

  A nicotinic drug approved for smoking cessation significantly improved the walking ability of patients suffering from an inherited form of ataxia, reports a new clinical study led […]