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Robotic Surgery (September 6, 2009)
doctors using the da Vinci system

USF is one of two centers nationwide to use a high-tech robotic-assisted system to train doctors and surgical students on the latest minimally-invasive surgical procedures. This week's University Beat on WUSF-TV takes you to the unveiling of the...

 
Photo Courtesy: USF Health

As USF Health debuts its new four million dollar da Vinci Center for Computer Assisted Surgery, this week's University Beat on WUSF-FM shows you the human side of high-tech surgery as we introduce you to a patient whose remarkable recovery may...

 
PaperFree Medicine and AP Teachers (August 30, 2009)
High school teachers in an Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) Chemistry

While Advanced Placement classes are challenging to high school students, they're not exactly easy for the teachers either! USF's David C. Anchin Center and the College of Education recently hosted the AP Summer Institute, and this week's...

 
screen shot of the e-mailed prescriptions

USF Health is taking a leading role in changing the face of healthcare through a new public-private partnership called "PaperFree Tampa Bay." This week's University Beat tells you how USF Health is trying to get physicians in the Bay area to...

 
AP Teachers (August 23, 2009)
High school teachers in an Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) Chemistry

While Advanced Placement classes are challenging to high school students, they're not exactly easy for the teachers either! USF's David C. Anchin Center and the College of Education recently hosted the AP Summer Institute, and this week's...

 
High school teachers in an Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI) French cla
AP Teachers

Over six hundred teachers from around the country came to the University of South Florida this summer for a week-long course to prepare them for the challenging year that awaits them as Advanced Placement instructors. This week's University Beat...

 
New USF Residence Hall and Ataxia Research (August 16, 2009)
Ataxia patient Susan Wier takes part in physical therapy at USF

Ataxia is a group of debilitating neurological diseases that affects 150-thousand Americans, causing serious problems with movement, balance, speech and vision. This week's University Beat looks at the revolutionary treatment research being done...

 
Outside the new Juniper-Poplar Residence Hall

With the start of the school year just around the corner, the University of South Florida is opening the doors on its newest and largest residence hall. This week's University Beat takes you inside the Juniper-Poplar Residence Hall and shows you...

 
Ataxia Research (August 9, 2009)
Ataxia is a group of debilitating neurological diseases that affects 150-thousand Americans, causing serious problems with movement, balance, speech and vision. This week's University Beat looks at the revolutionary treatment research being done at USF and tells you how you can help in the effort by taking part in a series of events, including a symposium and a fund-raising dinner, later this month.
 
 
Veterans Therapy (August 2, 2009)
When U.S. Armed Service members return home from Iraq and Afghanistan, many are bothered by the kind of mental trauma that isn't easily seen or diagnosed. This week's University Beat shows us how USF is working with the V-A and the Department of Defense to help non-military mental healthcare providers treat those wounded warriors and tells the story of one such heroic Marine who's recovering from his injuries.
 
 
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