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Dr. Mack Wu studies molecular control of ischemia-reperfusion injury, leaky gut

USF Health researcher Mack Wu, MD, studies what happens when the microvascular endothelial barrier controlling blood-tissue exchange is compromised during ischemia-reperfusion injury, a condition that can lead to […]

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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 […]

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Florida ectopic pregnancy deaths spike, counter to national decline

USF public health leader involved in the FDOH investigation comments Florida’s rate of ectopic pregnancy deaths jumped in 2009-10 – an increase that may be associated with delays in […]

USF Diabetes Center clinical director joins ADA Board of Directors

Alexandria, VA (Jan. 18, 2012) – The American Diabetes Association, the nation’s largest voluntary health organization leading the fight to Stop Diabetes®, is pleased to announce that Henry […]

Secretary Sebelius visits CAMLS to talk about healthcare reform

[imagebrowser id=2] Tampa, FL (Feb. 2, 2012) – USF Health’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation doesn’t officially open until Monday. But on Thursday, USF Health hosted its […]

Sam Fuld a hit at USF Diabetes Sports Camp [Video]

Kids coached by athletes who share their daily challenges of living with type 1 diabetes httpvh://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=BwglEmsO2-o The kids who attended the first annual Sam Fuld USF Diabetes Center Sports Camp […]

USF awarded $1.57 M to study TBI, other battlefield-related conditions

The Department of Defense grant may lead to better treatments, readjustment skills for veterans Tampa, FL (Jan. 31, 2012) – The University of South Florida has received a $1.57 […]

Dr. Brownlee named medical director of Monsour Executive Wellness Center

The rapid success of the 21-month-old Monsour Executive Wellness Center at USF Health has resulted in the need for a full-time physician director to help propel and shepherd the Center […]

Dr. Denise Edwards helps Florida Sports Hall of Fame tackle childhood obesity

To bolster its effort to fight childhood obesity, the Florida Sports Hall of Fame has partnered with USF’s Denise Edwards, MD, assistant professor of internal medicine and pediatrics and director […]

AAMC president: Think differently about medical school excellence [ VIDEO ]

To watch Dr. Darrell Kirch’s keynote presentation, click here. To download presentation (130 MB), right click on the folowing link and then select Save As.  http://health.usf.edu/nocms/publicaffairs/now/videos/Dr%20Kirchlecture2012.m4v Medical schools need […]

USF joins forces with First Lady Michelle Obama to combat PTSD and TBI

First Lady mentions USF as example of universities stepping up to care for veterans and their families Tampa, FL (Jan. 11, 2012) – Today, as part of First Lady Michelle Obama’s […]

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CAMLS to become a job engine, leaders say

USF Health’s new Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation is a showcase for creating the valuable high-wage jobs that Tampa Bay needs, said U.S. Rep Kathy Castor […]

Program treats complex GI and swallowing disorders

For years Joyce Whidden suffered with heartburn and acid reflux. When an endoscopy revealed little more than mild redness, Whidden filled the prescription she was given for an […]

New faculty help expand Nursing simulation education

The USF College of Nursing’s recent expansion in simulation education took another leap forward with the addition of several new faculty leaders. Marisa Belote joined the College as […]

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State maternal-child health epidemiologist to lead Community & Family Health, Chiles Center

Tampa, FL (Dec. 27, 2011) — A nationally recognized maternal and child health epidemiologist has joined USF Health as chair of the College of Public Health’s Department of Community […]

New name symbolizes future vision

People like to describe USF Health as a place on the move, where its leaders and teachers and students and researchers are always rushing towards the next idea, […]