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School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences officially welcomes Class of 2020

Students in the Class of 2020 for the USF School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences officially began their journey to join the health care field after receiving […]

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Pulmonologist joins USF to help build center of excellence for advanced lung disease

Dr Kapil Patel was recruited from Stanford University known for its preeminent center Pulmonologist Kapil Patel, MD, arrived at USF Health full-time Sept. 1 with one overarching goal […]

USF plays role in study showing DNA-based Zika vaccine protects against infection, brain damage

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine immunologist Kenneth Ugen, PhD, participated in a new study demonstrating how a synthetic DNA vaccine approach successfully protected against infection, brain damage and […]

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November is National Marrow Awareness Month: A USF medical student donates to help save a toddler

Carrie Ryan got the text message while she was in her Introduction to Clerkship class at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine: she was a potential match […]

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A Winning Type of Treatment

USF Diabetes Center turns 5, offering a world-class approach to caring for kids and adults with type 1 and type 2 diabetes By Dave Scheiber, USF Foundation Dr. […]

Research is key to being a good physician, students learn at MCOM Student Symposium

Science will not move forward if today’s medical school graduates do not make research a significant part of their careers. This was the reality presented by Richard Lockey, […]

USF Health students mentor undergrads to help define pathways to careers in health

It’s all about connecting with those who have walked before you. That’s the crux of USF Health Plexus, a mentoring program that pairs current students in USF Health […]

Patient-centered care earns five USF Health departments medical home designations

Five USF Health clinical departments have been named Patient-Centered Medical Home sites by the National Committee on Quality Assurance (NCQA), a selection that demonstrates their focus on patient-doctor […]

Black Robe Day gives perspective the commonalities of law and medicine

Keeping citizens connected to our country’s court system – and its central tenet of the jury trial system – is a focus of an annual program that helps […]

Congresswoman Castor, USF Health host diabetes roundtable discussion

Henry Rodriguez, MD, clinical director of the USF Diabetes Center, joined U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor at USF recently to host a roundtable discussion by community experts and advocates […]

Florida’s first master’s degree program in genetic counseling earns accreditation

USF to help meet critical demand, spurred by advances in genomics and precision medicine, for more trained professionals Tampa, FL (Oct. 25, 2016) – The University of South […]

Community benefits most from COPH annual flu vaccines

The USF College of Public Health once again helped the local community steer clear of the influenza virus. Nearly a thousand people were inoculated Oct. 21 when COPH […]

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Physical Therapy students commit to serving patients first at annual white coat ceremony

Standing before friends and family, 48 USF Doctor of Physical Therapy students promised to put their patients first, be responsible and accountable, and to collaborate with their health […]

USF Health names Jo-Ann Alessandrini to lead development, alumni relations

Tampa, FL (Oct. 17, 2016) — Jo-Ann Alessandrini has been named associate vice president for USF Health Development and Alumni Relations, charged with leading the fundraising and alumni […]

Patients at center of 8th annual FARA-USF scientific symposium

Patients have always been the center of the yearly scientific symposium hosted by the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) and the University of South Florida Ataxia Research Center. […]

This year’s National Physical Therapy Month focuses on pain management

Pain is personal, but many times the root cause of pain can be treated through physical therapy. October is National Physical Therapy Month and this year’s campaign focuses […]