USF Magazine Fall 2013

Volume 55 | Number 3



Navigating Care

| USF Health

A $4.2 million grant awarded to USF will help eligible uninsured individuals get health care.

The one-year grant, awarded by the Department of Health and Human Services, will help individuals who want in-person assistance with shopping for and enrolling in plans through the Health Insurance Marketplace.

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Living with Cancer

| USF News

Researchers in the USF College of Nursing are studying a novel intervention that teaches cancer patients to manage their highest priority symptoms.

The three-year study, funded by a $2 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), is being led by USF Distinguished Professor and Thompson Professor of Oncology Nursing Susan C. McMillan.

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New PA Program

A new physician assistant (PA) degree program based in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is set to launch in 2015. The two-year master’s degree program in Physician Assistant Studies was approved by the USF Board of Trustees in March 2013.

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