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USF Health’s Joy McCann Culverhouse Provides Comprehensive Swallowing Care

Difficulty swallowing, a disorder known as dysphagia, can profoundly affect a person’s life. For those suffering from dysphagia in the Tampa Bay region and beyond, the USF Health Joy McCann Culverhouse Center for Swallowing Disorders at the University of South Florida offers hope and comprehensive care as the only endowed swallowing center in the United States.

June 11, 2024Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Dr. Juan Sanchez-Ramos has dedicated his career to seeking a cure for Huntington’s disease

Juan Sanchez-Ramos, MD, PhD, has dedicated much of his career to learning everything he can about Huntington’s disease, a rare hereditary neurodegenerative illness that impacts cognition, mood and movement.

June 6, 2024Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care, Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

State Law Names TGH Behavioral Health Hospital One of First Behavioral Health Teaching Hospitals in Florida

New Behavioral Health Hospital to expand access to world-class care and strengthen health care workforce to meet growing demand.

May 13, 2024Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Health course equips speech language pathologists with new techniques

Explore the comprehensive training course USF Health's Department of Otolaryngology and the Voice Center offer. This video offers an in-depth course overview, where speech language pathologists learn advanced diagnostic techniques such as videostroboscopy and Fiber Optic Endoscopic Evaluation of Swallowing (FEES).

February 28, 2024Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Pamela Muma Women’s Health Center Celebrates 5th Anniversary

The Pamela Muma Women’s Health Center is celebrating five years of bringing concierge and personalized medicine to women throughout the Tampa Bay region.

February 16, 2024Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Health granted initial $14 million for traumatic brain injury research study

USF Health is granted an initial $14 million for a traumatic brain injury research study

January 5, 2024Patient Care, Research

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USF Health Voice Center gives patient a better life ahead

James Peach was a correctional officer for Hardee Correctional Institute and was a victim of a near-fatal assault by inmates. On the day of the incident, Peach was lining up the inmates and carrying out his duties. The aftermath left him with four brain bleeds, two fractures in his neck, and a ruptured eardrum, and he was given a 1% chance of survival. Peach was left unable to talk, breathe on his own, or eat, facing an incredibly complex and dire medical situation.

December 6, 2023Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care

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USF Health, Tampa General Hospital offer alternative for spine surgery

Dr. Patrick Kim and the USF Health Department of Neurosurgery and Brain Repair offer minimally invasive surgery.

November 20, 2023Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care

Byrd Alzheimer's Center

USF Health Byrd Institute advances Alzheimer's research and care toward a promising future

The USF Health Byrd Alzheimer's Center and Research Institute stands as a prominent Alzheimer's disease research center. Opened in 2002, it is the realization of a visionary concept championed by former Florida Speaker of the House Johnnie B. Byrd, Jr., who was deeply moved by his father's battle with the disease.

October 11, 2023Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care, Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Health $5.6 million study to define link between genetics and heart disease in many Friedreich’s ataxia patients

Researchers at MCOM awarded $5.6 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to examine why many people with Friedreich’s Ataxia go on to also develop heart disease.

August 22, 2023Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care, Research

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Dr. Racha Khalaf advances EoE monitoring at USF Health with new string test

The Esophageal String Test is a brand-new option, and USF Health is one of only three sites in the country offering it.

August 4, 2023Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

U.S. News rankings place Tampa General and specialties led or co-led by USF Health faculty among the nation’s best

Tampa General Hospital continues to be the best hospital in the Tampa Bay area, as today’s release of the 2023-24 rankings by U.S. News & World Report show.

August 1, 2023Morsani College of Medicine, Patient Care

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USF Health News highlights the great work of the faculty, staff and students across the four health colleges – Morsani College of Medicine, College of Public Health, College of Nursing and Taneja College of Pharmacy – and the multispecialty physicians group. USF Health, an integral part of the University of South Florida, integrates research, education and health care to reach our shared value - making life better.