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USF nursing researcher creates video game to improve patient health

USF College of Nursing professor, John Clochesy, PhD, collaborates with engineers on virtual technology to help patients manage their own health. Dr. Clochesy teamed up with researchers and […]

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Dr. Armstrong named State Surgeon General

Dr. John Armstrong, chief medical officer for the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS), has been appointed to serve as State Surgeon General and Secretary of […]

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USF malaria research showcased on Capitol Hill

Six years ago USF had no researchers working on malaria.   Today, more than 60 faculty members, staff and students are tackling major challenges needed to end malaria, a […]

$1.7 million NIH grant to Public Health will build research skills while helping adolescents

USF graduate students and community professionals will gain stronger research skills for addressing drug abuse and other behavioral health problems in children and adolescents with the help of […]

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Thanking the Silent Teachers [VIDEO]

First-year medical students held a Silent Teacher Memorial Friday, April 20,  in honor of the generous individuals who donated their bodies to contribute to medical education.    Following some words of […]

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County joins state in funding USF Health Heart Institute

TAMPA, FL (April 18, 2012) — The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners today approved $2 million to help support equipment and space for the USF Health Heart […]

USF Nursing recognized by First Lady at national nursing summit on veterans’ health care

April 16, 2012 (Tampa, FL) – First Lady Michelle Obama recognized some life-changing research being conducted at the University of South Florida College of Nursing during a speech […]

USF Health Choir and Orchestra, Music of the Revolution

Vive la Revolution: “Music of the Revolution” encore this Thursday

If you missed last week’s concert by the USF Health Choir and Orchestra, you have an opportunity to catch the encore. The ensemble will again perform Music of […]

Co-localization of amyloid precursor protein fragment and the APP-converting enzyme BACE

USF researchers find that Alzheimer’s precursor protein controls its own fate

Tampa, Fla. (April 10,  2012) – A research team led by the University of South Florida’s Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences has found that a fragment of […]

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American College of Cardiology recognizes USF Health training techniques at CAMLS

TAMPA, FL (April 9, 2012) – The American College of Cardiology has designated the USF Health Center of Advanced Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) as its first Center of […]

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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 […]