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At home, a USF Health patient connects with Jen Farrant, administrator with USF Health Family Medicine.

USF Health Rapidly Expands Telehealth to Keep Patients Connected to Medical Specialists

The current coronavirus outbreak is not preventing USF Health patients from seeing their providers. As the pandemic grew last week and most of Florida shifted to working remotely – and many health care facilities halted in-person patient visits – USF Health quickly ramped up its telemedicine capabilities across the faculty practice.

March 31, 2020USF Health

Susan Perry, vice dean at USF Health College of Nursing, with her husband

USF Nurse Educator Helps Husband Survive COVID-19

When Susan M. Perry, PhD, CRNA, ARNP, FAAN, served as an infection control officer in the U.S. Air Force in the 1990s, she never predicted that the skills she was honing three decades ago would one day save her husband and herself during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2020.

March 31, 2020USF Health

Crews moving boxes into the USF Heart Institute

USF Health Heart Institute Moves First Laboratories to New Building

The first six USF Health Heart Institute laboratories have begun the move into their new space on the 6th and 7th floors of the new Morsani College of Medicine building in Water Street Tampa.

February 18, 2020USF Health

Grand opening photograph from the Morsani College of Medicine featuring USF President Steve Currall and Dean Charles Lockwood

Celebrating a New Home: The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute Officially Opens in Downtown Tampa

The new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute officially opened Jan. 8, 2020, when USF friends, supporters, faculty, staff and students cut through a long white ribbon, signifying the culmination of nearly five years of design and construction on the 13-story building that will help attract the best in education and research.

January 8, 2020USF Health, University News

A stock photo of a child doing blood sugar testing

Unexpected Viral Behavior Linked to Type 1 Diabetes in High-Risk Children

New results from The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study show an association between prolonged enterovirus infection and the development of autoimmunity to the insulin-producing pancreatic beta-cells that precedes type 1 diabetes.

December 2, 2019Research and Innovation, USF Health

A photograph of a nurse checking on a newborn baby in NICU

Gut Microbiome of Premature Babies is Associated with Stunted Growth

The more abnormal the microbiome in NICU infants, the more likely they are to experience stunted growth even at 4 years of age.

November 4, 2019Research and Innovation, USF Health

USF MCOM researchers in front of a computer

USF Medical School and Microsoft Create First-Ever Medical School of Innovation

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) at the University of South Florida in Tampa and Microsoft teamed up to create the first-ever Medical School of Innovation, placing the school among the most innovative for integrating technology into approaches for teaching medicine.

October 31, 2019Research and Innovation, USF Health

Students from the USF College of Nursing during a mock disaster zone.

USF Health Students Tested in Mock Tornado Disaster

Fresh off a nasty weather weekend that saw Tropical Storm Nestor-spawned tornadoes hit neighborhoods in Tampa Bay, students from USF Health faced a similar, yet simulated threat in classrooms.

October 21, 2019USF Health

A CT Scan of a cerebral infraction stroke

Medical Management vs. Mechanical Thrombectomy for Mild Strokes: Same Safety and Effectiveness

USF Health was part of an international multicenter study analyzing patient outcomes when treating mild stroke deficits caused by an obstructed large brain vessel.

September 24, 2019Research and Innovation, USF Health

A microscope image of neutrophil cells

Super-Sized Surveillance

Body size shapes mammal immune defenses according to new paper co-authored by USF College of Public Health researcher.

September 24, 2019Research and Innovation, USF Health

A photo of Antarctica

Malaria Could Be Felled by an Antarctic Sea Sponge

The frigid waters of the Antarctic may yield a treatment for a deadly tropical disease that affects populations in some of the hottest places on earth. Current medications for that scourge — malaria — are becoming less effective as drug resistance spreads.

September 18, 2019Research and Innovation, USF Health

Asa Oxner, MD, assistant professor of medicine and vice chair for the Department of Internal Medicine in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine collecting items for Bahamas

USF Health Donates Medicine & Supplies to Storm-Torn Bahamas Hospital

Shortly after Hurricane Dorian finally turned northward and away from the Bahamas, teams from USF Health quickly mobilized and secured approximately 600 pounds of medications and medical supplies.

September 16, 2019USF Health, University News

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