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Center for Hospice, Palliative Care and End of Life Studies At the University of South Florida
University: University of South Florida
Director: Howard Tuch MD
Address: University of South Florida
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd., MDC 19
Tampa, FL 33612
Phone: 813-974-2460
Fax: 813-974-5187
Type: University Institute or Center
Mission: Optimize care and systems of care for patients faced with non-curable diseases by generating new knowledge through interdisciplinary research; use that knowledge to educate health and human services professionals, and influence public policy that supports quality end-of-life care. The Center is a university-community provider partnership research center. Partners include: USF Health; LifePath Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc.; The Hospice of the Florida Suncoast; H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute; Hope of Southwest Florida; TideWell Hospice and Palliative Care. The Center sponsors a research conference that provides continuing education in end of life care for nurses, physicians, social workers, psychologists, long-term care administrators, chaplains, and attorneys. Center members participate in other conferences and are invited speakers at community events.
Research Descriptors: Diseases and Disorders
Health Services
Medical Education
Patient Care

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