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Students gain peek inside today’s doctor’s bag at the 5th annual Student Symposium

While today’s physician doesn’t carry a bag full of devices for examining and treating patients – like those of a hundred years ago – they do carry a […]

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All Children’s Hospital and USF land transfer paves way for new research facility

St. Petersburg,FL (June 25, 2014) — The University of South Florida completed a transfer of 1.4 acres of land to All Children’s Hospital Johns Hopkins Medicine, a move […]

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Board of Governors approves USF PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences

New program responds to need for more faculty to prepare health rehabilitation workforce Tampa, FL  (June 19, 2014) – The Florida Board of Governors gave the University of […]

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Brief PTSD therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing epidemic among veterans and military service members returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Along with PTSD, a large percentage […]

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USF tests whether medication can slow growth of abdominal aortic aneurysms

Tampa is only site on Florida’s west coast for the large-scale, NIH-funded clinical trial Tampa, FL (June 9, 2014) – A new clinical trial at USF Health is […]

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USF awarded new funding for Florida Prevention Research Center

The new five-year funding for the USF College of Public Health-based center was highly competitive and comes with a new emphasis —  reducing the risks of colorectal cancer in underserved […]

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USF Health benefits from USF’s successful legislative session

June 2, 2014 – USF Health will benefit from the University of South Florida System’s landmark support from state leaders, following Gov. Rick Scott’s signing today of the […]

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Funding continues for comprehensive ALS care across Florida

The Florida Legislature has renewed funding for the Bitner/Plante Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Initiative of Florida, once again providing $1 million to ALS clinics around the state that provide […]

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Got seasonal allergies? New sublingual pill may help

Allergy sufferers are breathing a sigh of relief with the news that FDA-approved medications taken via a pill or drops under the tongue over the course of weeks […]

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In memoriam: Dr. Julian Dwornik

Julian J. Dwornik, PhD, a founding faculty member (emeritus) of the USF College of Medicine, passed away May 13, 2014. He was 76. Dr. Dwornik, a member of […]

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One Mouse, One Patient

USF Health researchers weigh in on mouse avatars for personalized cancer therapy Imagine a type of personalized treatment where mice serve as surrogates to treat human disease. A […]

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New Pharmacy Plus promises innovative patient engagement

Aimed at changing the way patients tap into the expertise of their pharmacists to better manage their health, the USF College of Pharmacy is launching the USF Health […]

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Gift to Care Mobile promotes health and well-being of children in community

Suncoast Credit Union Foundation continues commitment to USF Health Pediatrics Suncoast Credit Union Foundation recently made a gift of $50,000 to the Ronald McDonald Care Mobile (RMCM) Program […]

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Unable to narrow list to one winner, COPH names three for Greg Alexander scholarship

Deciding who among a scholarship applicant pool is both qualified and deserving can be challenging. When the College of Public Health Student Affairs Committee met to determine who […]

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USF medical students head to Europe to film how healthcare systems are working

While American politicians chip away at fixing the healthcare system in the United States, three medical students from the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine will travel to […]

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USF Health welcomes Dr. Charles Lockwood

Imagine sailing through a storm, the kind where the wind and the waves are so strong it takes every ounce of your strength, skill and judgment just to […]