Retired professor makes major gift to new USF medical school building

Published on October 6, 2017

Retired USF professor David Vesely, MD, PhD, has made a $350,000 gift to support the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute expansion in Water Street Tampa. Dr. Vesely’s support of this building will power an advanced educational environment to better prepare the future doctors of Florida and bring them closer to USF’s [...]

Vasiloudes family, Academic Alliance in Dermatology support downtown building

Published on September 14, 2017

Academic Alliance in Dermatology and its founders, Dr. Panos and Helen Vasiloudes, have committed $250,000 to support the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in Water Street Tampa. “USF is a very special place for us, where personal and professional emotions come together,” said Dr. Vasiloudes. “Teaching pediatric dermatology has [...]

Patient thanks USF Health cardiologist by supporting cardiovascular research, education

Published on August 28, 2017

USF Health cardiology patient Harold Saied Samhat recently chose to memorialize his wife and thank his physician, Arthur Labovitz MD, with a $50,000 gift in support of cardiovascular research, education and clinical care at USF. “Everyone at USF, from the people I passed in the hallway to my head cardiac surgeon was friendly, caring and [...]

New renderings released for USF at Water Street Tampa

Published on July 17, 2017

As the countdown continues for the start of construction on the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building in Water Street Tampa, new renderings by HOK have been released by the University of South Florida.

USF Health celebrates National Women’s Health Week with seed grants, awards

Published on May 15, 2017

Nearly 200 community leaders attended the fourth annual USF Women’s Health Collaborative Leading the Way Luncheon on May 9 at the Bryan Glazer JCC. During the luncheon, three interdisciplinary research teams received $45,000 in seed grants for their projects. USF Health also honored Hillsborough County’s first female surgeon, Sylvia Campbell USF MD ’77, and political [...]

USF Heart Institute Director Wickline welcomed as first TGH Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine

Published on May 11, 2017

More than 80 leaders from the University of South Florida, Tampa General Hospital and Tampa Bay business community gathered to celebrate the appointment of Samuel A. Wickline MD as the first TGH Endowed Chair in Cardiovascular Medicine. The event also served to recognize Wickline’s appointment as the founding director of the USF Health Heart Institute, [...]

Judisch recognized as Lightning Community Hero, supports USF Pediatrics

Published on February 13, 2017

USF Health congratulates Jan Judisch on being recognized as a Lightning Community Hero by the Tampa Bay Lightning. Judisch served as head of pediatric hematology and oncology as part of USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Department of Pediatrics, and she designated half of the $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation to benefit pediatric education [...]

New exterior renderings for USF Downtown

Published on January 31, 2017

The University of South Florida has unveiled preliminary renderings of the future home of its USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute in downtown Tampa.   The renderings offer an early look at USF’s newest state-of-the-art facility, which will combine under one roof a medical school to teach the next generation of physicians, [...]

USF Health Downtown: What’s happening now?

Published on November 28, 2016

An interview with Charles J. Lockwood, MD, MHCM Senior Vice President for USF Health; Dean, Morsani College of Medicine Q: It has been almost a year since the downtown site was dedicated for the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute. What’s happening now? A: We’re in the process of seeking the final [...]

Supporting health research, supporting our community

Published on November 9, 2016

The University of South Florida is a top-25 public university for research funding, and the colleges and units of USF Health account for more than 70% of the USF System’s federal research dollars. So how does private philanthropy affect this equation? For every $1 of NIH funding USF receives, the university must provide around $0.45 [...]

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