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Pao-Chu Hsu MS ARNP, narrated a video about our Observership Program in Chinese, translated a pre-training questionnaire and has helped with direct communications with the Gansu Health Department. She was active in meetings with Gansu officials last March.
ID's Intro Lecture Series for fellows is available at IDPodcasts.net. This series is a comprehensive introduction to infectious disease study. We are considering translation into Spanish and Chinese.
Jane Pak MSIV spent a month at our affiliate Yeungnam University in Korea. She was enthusiastically praised for her knowledge, skills and attitude. She published an article in the medical school magazine and observed in several specialties.
An article in the New York Times, Tie to Pets has Germ Jumping to and Fro, quoted Dr. Richard Oehler from his case report study of MRSA published in July in The Lancet. Also featured in a Dailymail.co.uk article.
In the Tampa area, more than a quarter (28%) of the physicians who made the Best Doctors in America list work at USF Health. Drs Sinnott, Holt, Montero, Casanas, Somboonwit and Wills as well as others made the list. More...
Dr. John Sinnott and Leela Mundra featured on Fox 13 story on HPV vaccine safety.
Dr. Anna Guiliano's research played a critical role in a recent FDA Advisory Panel's recommendation that the HPV vaccine be made available to boys and young men aged 9 to 26 for protection against genital warts and cancer caused by HPV. More on CNN....
The American College of Physicians recently elected Drs. Casanas, Somboonwit and Oehler to Fellowship.
USF IRB recognized FL-DOH IRB, and both IRBs have received national accreditation by AAHRPP. Special thanks to Dr. Robert Hood (Assistant Director of Public Health Research, Florida Department of Health) and Cheryl Byers (Director, Research Integrity & Compliance) for making this happen. This collaboration will allow research conducted within the umbrella of USF and FL-DOH to submit application only to the DOH IRB, and thus eliminate duplicate work and increase efficiencies in our clinical research activities.
Entrepreneurial Academic Models
Dr. Margarita Cancio & Jimmy Schramm from Infectious Disease Associates of Tampa Bay met with our team to ensure quality infusion services. We have >50 patients undergoing infusion therapy with USF Infectious Disease Service.
Our 2nd Faculty Staff Appreciation dinner was celebrated by 75 attendees. Download the faculty and staff accomplishments presentation. View the webalbum.
Will Emmanuel received the Outstanding USF Volunteer Award for his website internship. Leela Mundra received the Outstanding TGH Volunteer Award for her research internship. Kaeley Hamilton and Vihang Nair also received volunteer awards.
Swine flu is a moving target and has proven to be quite dangerous. As per our faculty, the best sites for tracking the flu are: Pandemicflu.gov, CDC, and Google Flutrends
Dr. Victor Yu, University of Pittsburgh, and his colleagues are sharing a new website, AntiMicrobe.org, a valuable resource for history of infectious diseases, recent abstracts, clinical pearls, reviews, guidelines and capsular drug summaries. To preview please use the username: usf and password: usf.