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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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John Mayer, School of Physical Therapy, chiropractor, musculoskeletal

USF’s John Mayer joins expert panel addressing health concerns of nation’s astronauts

CARMICHAEL, Calif. (Aug. 1, 2012) – Prior to advancing its human spaceflight sector, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) addressed the heightened risk of musculoskeletal injuries threatening astronauts, […]

Jarrett Brunny, Bethany-Brunny, public health students, COPH, summer 2012 graduation

Public Health graduates more than 135 new practitioners

After years of educating, nurturing, and leading by example, the University of South Florida (USF) College of Public Health welcomed more than 135 new practitioners to the field. […]

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The future of health care starts here [VIDEO]

The second group of students arrived this week for USF Health’s SELECT MD program, which chooses medical students based on criteria beyond the traditional science GPA and MCAT […]

Elizabeth Ciaravino, SELECT medical student, Class of 2016

SELECT student leaders: The future of healthcare

by Stephen Klasko, MD, MBA At this time last year, 19 brave students arrived on the USF Health campus. They were pioneers: the members of the inaugural class […]

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Washington comes to CAMLS

Three U.S. senators stopped by the CAMLS trauma operating room on their way to a town hall meeting held Monday morning, July 30,  at the state-of-the-art USF Health […]

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SELECT MD students share summer leadership projects

When Jennifer Chevinksy asked a group of fellow classmates, professors and physicians, what values meant the most to them in the medical profession, their answers were similar. Some […]

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Donna Petersen ranks 21st in “100 Awesome Deans of Public Health”

  Donna Petersen, ScD, dean of the USF College of Public Health, ranked 21st on the “100 Awesome Deans of Public Health” list released by MPHProgramsList.com. “The criteria for our […]

ART demonstration, Carrie Elk, College of Nursing

Accelerated Resolution Therapy shows dramatic reductions in PTSD symptoms, USF Nursing study reports

August 1, 2012 (Tampa, FL) – Researchers at the University of South Florida College of Nursing have shown that brief treatments with Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) substantially reduce […]

USF President Judy Genshaft, Cheryl Combs, nursing student, RN to BS program

USF’s new RN-to-BS degree program attracts nurses

When higher education and business leaders rallied this spring to announce Graduate Tampa Bay, a campaign to boost the number of local college graduates, a new USF College […]

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USF doctors lead most top-ranked specialties at Florida’s best hospital

Tampa General ranks as state’s top hospital on latest U.S. News & World Report list USF Health doctors lead most of the top-ranked specialties that have led Tampa […]

Rothman Center for Neuropsychiatry, TSA Walk, Tourette Syndrome

U.S. Senator touts USF Tourette syndrome study with CDC

With pediatric Tourette syndrome on the rise, research by USF’s Rothman Center will show how children with tic disorders access health care, function at school and find social […]

Elkins family, Angelman Syndrome, clinical trial, USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Institute

Hope for the “Angels”

For families battling Angelman Syndrome, the small clinical trial at USF Health is a first step toward finding a treatment for the severe neurological disorder For Peyton Elkins, […]

USF Pharmacy momentum continues with candidate accreditation status from ACPE

The USF College of Pharmacy took another big leap forward earlier this month when it was granted candidate accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), […]

Dr. Oz, Adam Schwartz, medical student

USF Health volunteers rally for “Dr. Oz’s 15-Minute Physical”

USF Health was out in force to assist Dr. Oz when he visited Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute July 12 as part of his nationwide tour checking the health of […]

Stephen Liggett, personalized medicine

Dr. Stephen Liggett to lead USF Personalized Medicine Center

Tampa, FL (June 13, 2012)  — Stephen B. Liggett, MD, a pioneer in the emerging field of personalized medicine, will help USF Health build an interdisciplinary center that […]