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Early study shows new shoe attachment can help stroke patients improve their gait

A new device created at the University of South Florida – and including a cross-disciplinary team of experts from USF engineering, physical therapy and neurology – is showing […]

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Dr. Dolly Swisher appointed director of USF’s physical therapy school

Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, PT, PhD, FNAP, FAPTA, has been appointed director of the University of South Florida Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences (SPTRS) and […]

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Mexican Government Selects USF Health for Disaster Response Training

Recent natural disasters exemplify Mexico’s need for a stronger emergency plan TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 8, 2017)- The University of South Florida’s Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation […]

USF cardiovascular researcher highlighted in “Reasons for Research” video series

Hana Totary-Jain, PhD, an assistant professor of molecular pharmacology and physiology at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, is among leading scientists from across the country who appear […]

Tackling medicine’s biggest problems by thinking very small

USF’s Master’s in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology program celebrating its first graduating class As the technology of medicine and drug development and delivery continues to shrink down to the nanoscale, […]

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Community benefits most from new USF Health Concussion Center

USF Health faculty and administrators filled the neurocognitive testing room in the USF Health Concussion Center in Carrollwood as part of an informal celebration opening the new facility. […]

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Mumas give $2 million to fund new women’s health center at USF Health

Philanthropists Pam and Les Muma announced a gift of $2 million to create a new women’s health center as a part of a new $15 million gift to […]

Intervention becomes first to successfully reduce risk of dementia

10-year study led by USF’s Jerri Edwards concludes computerized brain training program reduces risk of dementia 29 percent TAMPA, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2017) — Computerized brain training is […]

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Local Quilts of Valor Foundation honors military service of veterans Frank Morsani, USF nursing students

A long-time friend of USF and 22 USF Health nursing students and their faculty program director, all veterans, received handmade quilts in honor of their military service this […]

Dr. David Smith to lead newly established Department of Plastic Surgery

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s (MCOM) Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery has become a freestanding Department of Plastic Surgery – a transition approved by the […]

A week full of fun at the USF Health Multicultural Week Celebration

USF Health is celebrating Multicultural Week. Here are some images capturing the week-long celebration. Farther below is the schedule for the events. Monday, November 13   Microaggressions – […]

Dr. Laurie Woodard among nine physicians honored by AAMC for outstanding contributions to academic medicine

TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 6, 2017) — The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has recognized University of South Florida (USF) physician Dr. Laurie Woodard for exemplifying qualities of […]

When age doesn’t matter: New model of care offers women greater expertise for fighting cancer

Brigitte Jenkins has more living to do. She is 80, has a full and loving family, and aims to reach her U.S. travel goal – she has visited […]

Students present research during 8th Annual Student Symposium

Medical students, staff and faculty gathered Nov. 3 at the USF Health auditorium for the 8th Annual Student Symposium, hosted by the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine […]

Fish Consumption Offers Same Protection in Preventing Childhood Asthma as Fish Oil Supplements

Tampa, Fla (October 30, 2017) – Pregnant women who consume fish rather than fish oil supplements are just as likely to protect their offspring from developing asthma. Researchers […]

Diagnosis of rare illness prompts global study led by USF- Johns Hopkins doctor

Oct. 26, 2017 — Jennifer Leiding, MD, an associate professor of pediatrics at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and pediatric immunologist and allergy specialist at Johns Hopkins All […]