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COPH, USF Health had a hand in biggest state tobacco settlement

As the American Cancer Society leads the nation in observing the annual Great American Smokeout on Thursday, Nov. 20, the USF College of Public Health and USF Health can celebrate their […]

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Through mentoring, USF Health helps new charter school build a pipeline for healthcare professionals

Like students in most schools, a group of elementary students in East Tampa started classes last month excited about the year ahead. But this group is a little […]

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USF Health to lead new Friedreich’s ataxia study [VIDEO]

Click here to download symposium video USF Health will be the lead site for a new study testing the safety and effectiveness of a potent antioxidant for patients […]

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USF’s advanced prosthetics research benefits combat-wounded veterans [VIDEO]

Army Sgt. Danny Swank’s lower right leg was amputated following dozens of surgeries to try to save the limb severely damaged when a grenade exploded inside his Humvee […]

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Advances in ataxia research featured Sept. 6 at USF Health CAMLS [VIDEO]

Click  here to watch archived live stream of symposium The annual scientific symposium hosted by by FARA and USF was  live streamed for the first time, with more than 900 views via social media […]

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USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute offers Amyvid brain imaging

Amyvid is the first and only FDA-approved diagnostic PET tracer for imaging beta amyloid plaques in the living brain Tampa, FL – (Sept. 5, 2012) The USF Health […]

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USF Health, Bisk Education to offer online health informatics graduate degree

TAMPA, FL  (Sept.  5, 2012) – USF Health is partnering with Bisk Education to offer a new online master’s degree  in Health Informatics, responding to the growing need for technology […]

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Front Row Tampa Bay spotlight shines on USF Health

Creating a world-class healthcare facility in Tampa Bay. Leading research on how the power of genetics can help tailor treatments to specific individuals. Caring for the whole patient […]

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Paralympian turned pediatrician lives life without limits [VIDEO]

When Diane Straub swims, the first thing you notice is how fast she moves. She slices through the water, sending out sprays of glistening sparks. The next thing […]

First day also meant pizza for these medical students.

More students than ever start fall classes at USF Health

It’s another year of firsts and breaking records for the colleges and programs at USF Health.  Both Pharmacy and SELECT welcomed their second group of students, each more […]

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Study finds gene that predicts happiness in women

New finding may help explain the gender difference in happiness Tampa, FL (Aug. 28, 2012) — A new study has found a gene that appears to make women […]

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College of Public Health greets record number of new students

The USF College of Public Health admitted nearly 700 students this fall—a record according to Todd Williams, MEd, academic services administrator in the college’s Office of Academic and […]

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Tampa hosts RNC

The Republican National Convention comes to Tampa Aug. 27-30.   With  Tampa Bay on an international media stage during the RNC, we’ll be seizing the opportunity to show off  how […]

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Dr. Petersen shares preliminary results of The Villages community health survey

Donna Petersen, ScD, dean of the the USF College of Public Health, reported on the preliminary results of a recent community health survey conducted at The Villages, in […]

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What to do if a hurricane approaches

With Tropical Storm Isaac continuing its march across the Caribbean (Click here for storm update), it’s a good time for a reminder of what we do at USF Health […]

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A commitment to humanity in medicine [VIDEO]

View Photo Gallery for 2012 Morsani College of Medicine White Coat Ceremony   Never before had 1,000 chairs been squeezed into a room to accommodate all who came to […]