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Board of Governors approves request to build new USF medical school in downtown Tampa

Proposal now advances to Florida Legislature and Governor Tampa, FL (Feb. 19, 2015) – The Florida Board of Governors today approved the request by the University of South […]

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Coelacanth genome surfaces

USF part of interntional project yielding unexpected insights from a fish with a 300-million-year-old fossil record April 17, 2013  – Researchers from the University of South Florida were […]

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In Memoriam: Dr. Hollis G. Boren

Hollis Grady Boren, MD, a founding faculty member of the USF College of Medicine who served as dean of the college from 1977 to 1979, passed away April […]

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Fewer unnecessary early deliveries seen in multistate, hospital-based study

USF Health faculty among authors of national study published in Obstetrics and Gynecology Multistate, hospital-based quality improvement programs can be remarkably effective at reducing early elective deliveries of […]

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USF study finds plant proteins control chronic disease in Toxoplasma infections

The research sheds light on malaria-related parasite’s transition from acute to chronic stage  Tampa, FL (April 8, 2013) – A new discovery about the malaria-related parasite Toxoplasma gondii […]

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Project PUP brightens patients’ time at USF ALS Center

Patients visiting the USF ALS Center on April 5 were greeted with a wagging tail and soulful eyes begging for attention. Sadie, a senior rescue dog from PROJECT […]

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Dr. Fenske honorary medical chair for Psoriasis Walk to benefit research, patient care

Neil Fenske, MD, professor and chair of Dermatology at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, is honorary medical chair for the 3rd annual Tampa Bay Area Walk to […]

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USF names Rhonda White 2013 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

The University of South Florida College of Public Health has named Rhonda R. White, MBA, the 2013 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health. White directs the Office of […]

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Pharmacy Advances

With her grades and work experience, Morgen Schmitt could have had her pick of pharmacy schools, but she doesn’t hesitate when asked about her decision to enter the […]

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Thai doctors immersed in hospital administration training at USF Health

Senior-level administrators from hospitals and academic medical centers across Thailand visited USF Health in February and early March to participate in USF Health International’s three-week Leadership Enhancement and […]

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Employee tuition program gives USF Health state staff the benefit of education

Here’s a friendly reminder: USF state employees can take classes at USF for free. Once a benefit for all State of Florida employees the tuition program was cut […]

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BOT approves Physician Assistant Program at USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

The USF Board of Trustees approved plans March 21 to establish a new master’s degree program in Physician Assistant Studies at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine.  […]

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Virtual emergency real test of skills for USF Pharmacy students [video]

At CAMLS, the student teams respond to a series of patient care scenarios including a mock cardiac arrest Working with a mere 18 months of knowledge and training, […]

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USF team plays key role in discovery of new drug to combat malaria

Tampa, FL (March 20, 2013) – University of South Florida researchers played a key role in an international multidisciplinary project that has yielded a promising new antimalarial drug […]

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New drugs may improve quality of life for people with Parkinson’s disease

Studies of the investigational treatments, authored by a University of South Florida neurologist, will be presented at the 2013 Academy of Neurology  Meeting in San Diego SAN DIEGO, CA (March […]

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At long last for the Class of 2013: Match Day

CLICK HERE FOR MATCH RESULTS The students are packed into Skippers’ Smokehouse and buzzing with excitement, impatient for Dr. Steve Specter to pick up the microphone  and call […]