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Dr. John Adams and Dr. Kevin Kip named Distinguished University Health Professors

Public Health’s John Adams, PhD, and Nursing’s Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, were each recently named Distinguished University Health Professor, USF Health’s highest recognition for faculty. Dr. Adams, professor […]

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New TriDocs Club welcomes aspiring triathletes at all training levels

USF medical students have harnessed their high energy and competitive drive into establishing a newly registered club at the university. The TriDocs at USF club supports graduate-level students […]

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USF medical student chosen for AMA’s prestigious Government Relations Advocacy Fellowship

University of South Florida medical student William Pearce has been selected to fill the American Medical Association’s 2013-14 Government Relations Advocacy Fellowship (GRAF).  Only one student is chosen […]

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USF-TGH doctors combine technology and teamwork for safe delivery

The hospital’s new hybrid operating room, allowing interventional and open procedures in the same place, helped reduce high-risk patient’s blood loss Reyna Miranda didn’t know much about the […]

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Work begins on USF Health Specialty Care Center in The Villages

THE VILLAGES, FL (March 11, 2013) – Construction began Monday morning on the new USF Health Specialty Care Center in The Villages, setting the stage for a new era and […]

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Introducing the Doctors of USF Health [VIDEO]

By Jeff Lowenkron, MD Over the next few weeks, millions of people driving Interstate 275 northbound by downtown Tampa will see a billboard that re-introduces USF Health to the Tampa […]

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Wise words prepare third-year medical students for transition to patient care

Their first day as third-year medical students began with advice and words of wisdom, as well as applause and hugs. On March 4, as friends and family watched, […]

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USF Health’s partnership with Lakeland Regional Medical Center advances

March 1, 2013 (Lakeland, FL)  – Upon the  recommendation of Elaine Thompson, PhD, president and CEO of Lakeland Regional Health Systems, Inc. , the Lakeland Regional Medical Center/LRHS […]

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Jim Burkhart takes helm as Tampa General Hospital CEO

Jim  Burkhart becomes Tampa General Hospital’s new CEO on Monday, March 4, marking a new era  in USF Health’s longstanding partnership with its major teaching hospital. Burkhart joins Tampa General […]

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Students aim to improve patient safety with new USF Health interdisciplinary group

Despite countless hours of prevention training for healthcare professionals, urinary tract infections (UTIs) remain a big problem in nearly every hospital in the country. To help curb, and […]

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Lead exposure linked to lower state achievement test scores of Detroit students

- USF College of Public Health’s Nanhua Zhang led the study while a doctoral student at the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI (Feb. 26, 2013) – […]

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Dr. William S. Quillen appointed to Florida Board of Physical Therapy Practice

Florida Governor Rick Scott has appointed USF Health’s William S.  Quillen, PT, DPT, PhD, FACSM, as a new member of the state’s Board of Physical Therapy Practice.  Dr. Quillen is associate […]

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Research Day speaker: Move genetic discovery to medical practice

Cancer, cardiovascular illnesses and most other common diseases now have multiple medications that may work – yet none of them work on more than half the patients, keynote […]

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USF Health Research Day 2013: Emerging Scientists and Top-Tier Research

Few other events bring together USF’s emerging scientists better than the annual USF Health Research Day. The day-long event showcases the best and the brightest researchers across all […]

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Dr. John Petrila named chair of Health Policy and Management

The USF College of Public Health recently welcomed John Petrila, JD, LLM, as chair of the Department of Health Policy and Management. Dr. Petrila joined the college as […]

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Florida Hospital Pepin Heart Institute and USF Health team up for groundbreaking study of new gene therapy for heart failure

The first of its kind, an investigational drug, may enhance the body’s stem cell response at the site of cardiovascular injury   TAMPA, Florida (Feb. 20, 2013) – Cardiovascular […]