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USF Health cardiologist studies genetic predisposition to sudden cardiac death

In the laboratory and the clinic, Dr. Thomas McDonald focuses on inherited heart diseases that can lead to potentially deadly heart rhythm disturbances Sudden cardiac death most often […]

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Dr. Adewale Troutman becomes president of nation’s largest public health organization

Tampa, FL (Nov. 2, 2012) – This week’s 140th Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association marked the beginning of the one-year term of incoming APHA president […]

Michael Albrink, general surgery

USF physician performs Tampa General’s first single-site robotic surgery

Dr. Michael Albrink, a general surgeon at  the University of South Florida, performed the first minimally invasive single-site robotic surgery at Tampa General Hospital on Saturday morning, Oct. 29.  […]

Danielle Kurant, Scholarly Concentrations Program, medical students, 2012

Scholarly Concentrations Symposium tackles research and ethics

Leading with a panel discussion of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” this year’s Scholarly Concentrations Program Student Symposium sparked some intriguing ethical questions about physician-patient relationships, informed […]

Mom and baby

USF physicians help patient’s dream of healthy baby come true

The robot-assisted cervical stitch surgery, performed through the abdomen, was a first for Tampa General Hospital Tampa, FL (Oct. 26, 2012) — A long-delayed dream came true  this […]

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Student-centered initiative will integrate support for USF Health colleges

Fast. Focused. Flexible. Those three words define the work philosophy of Joe Ford, JD, the recently named assistant vice president of the USF Health Shared Student Services. They […]

Daniel Haight, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine

Dr. Haight joins LRMC to lead community health initiatives

Daniel Haight, MD, associate professor in the USF Health Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine and director of the Polk County Health Department, will join Lakeland Regional […]

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Healing Hearts

Several clinical trials starting at USF Health’s new Heart Institute this year will offer gene and stem cell therapy approaches to healing damaged hearts Over the past 18 months, […]

Global Health Showcase, international health

USF showcases global health research, education, partnerships [VIDEO]

  USF Health highlighted the innovative work of its faculty and students as international leaders and stewards Oct. 18 at its first Showcase of Global USF Health. The event, […]

More GME students, more doctors needed in Florida

Katie Relihan is a medical student at Florida State. But Friday morning, she was at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation, where she told […]

Judy Genshaft, Dianne Morrison-Beedy, flu shot drive, 2012, College of Public Health

Hey, that didn’t hurt a bit

USF President and Public Health Dean among the first to get free flu shots Oct. 18, 2012 —  Shortly after 8 a.m. this morning the line to receive […]

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Clinical Trials: About Half of New Treatments Perform Better Than Existing Ones

Researchers show that uncertainty about new treatments meets ethical requirements On average, new treatments perform better in clinical trials only slightly more often than existing treatments, according to […]

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USF Health, All Children’s sign new agreements

ACH and USF Sign New Affiliation Agreements St. Petersburg, FL (Oct., 2012) — All Children’s Hospital and the University of South Florida have signed new affiliation agreements that […]

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Two-gene test predicts which patients with heart failure respond best to beta-blocker drug, study finds

Personalized medicine research at University of South Florida strikes early for heart genes  Tampa, FL (Oct. 16, 2012) — A landmark paper identifying genetic signatures that predict which […]

Dianne Morrison-Beedy, nursing research

Intervention reduces sexual risk behavior and unintended pregnancies in teen girls, study reports

The interventional trial, led by the USF College of Nursing Dean, demonstrated the benefit of a risk reduction exercise tailored to girls Tampa, FL (Oct. 9, 2012) — […]

Innovative diagnostic tests let new USF Small Bowel Center stand out in region

USF Health has pooled this region’s best experts on gastroenterology, along with the specialty’s latest diagnostic and treatment options, and opened the Small Bowel/Lower GI Motility Center. Patients […]