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USF awarded NIH grant to find new treatments for fatal infections caused by pathogenic free-living amoeba [video]

Among the microbes targeted is the brain-eating amoeba Naegleria fowleri Tampa, FL (Sept. 3, 2015) — University of South Florida College of Public Health researchers were recently awarded a […]

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USF College of Nursing to open free clinic for patients with chronic health conditions

CARE Tampa Bay clinic, offering education and support, will open its doors May 30  Tampa, FL (May 26, 2015) –The University of South Florida College of Nursing will […]

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Facing renal failure, a child is saved by his mother’s kidney donation

USF kidney expert Dr. Alfonso Campos guides the family and health care team, from diagnosis to transplant to success. Twenty weeks into her pregnancy with her second child, Melissa Ranieri […]

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USF research influences understanding, treatment of connective tissue disorders

By Saundra Amrhein As a graduate student David Birk, PhD, developed an interest in connective tissues and the cells that produced these molecular building blocks. He became fascinated […]

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USF Health faculty among USF’s best, honored with Outstanding Faculty Awards

Several USF Health faculty members were recognized for their outstanding efforts at the 2015 USF Outstanding Faculty Awards held in March. The annual event honors the select few […]

Center for Advanced Medical Learning and 
Simulation (CAMLS): The newly opened hightech center provides realistic training in simulated 
combat environments for certified registered nurse 
anesthetists (CRNA’s), nurse practitioners, and other 
interprofessional healthcare providers. With the recent 
move to CAMLS, USF Nurse Anesthesia faculty and 
students have access to world-class civilian and military 
patient simulation technology and opportunities for 
interprofessional experiences that will give them a 
decided advantage when they enter their profession.

College Factual names USF number one in top 10 ranking of veteran-friendly nursing schools

New USF College of Nursing ranking reported in Military Times Tampa, FL (May 15, 2015) – The University of South Florida College of Nursing has been named the […]

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Group aims to enroll more minorities in clinical trials critical to their health [Multimedia]

National organization partners with USF Health, Moffitt and community advocates to broaden diversity Story by Sandra Roa and Anne DeLotto Baier Jumpstarting the critical work needed to broaden […]

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Third-year medical students transition to clinical focus

As 108 second-year medical students promised in unison to always have empathy and respect for their patients, the oath marked the biggest turning point in their four years […]

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Public health programs across the country see major changes to curriculum [Multimedia]

USF COPH Dean Donna Petersen leads the national group propelling changes in how we prepare tomorrow’s public health workforce. In a packed conference room in Washington, DC, Donna […]

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Pharmacy Charter Class surprises founding dean with scholarship in his name

He never saw it coming. Busy with all of the details for graduating the charter class from the USF College of Pharmacy, Kevin B. Sneed, PharmD, walked into […]

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First USF Health Commencement marks milestone for 600 graduates [Multimedia]

The ceremony also marked the first graduating class from USF Health’s College of Pharmacy Led by the USF Commencement Marshal bearing the university’s mace, the doctoral candidates of […]

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Pharmacy Plus Open House introduces robotic “greeter”

Faculty, staff, students and patients got a close-up look at USF Health’s “Pharmacy of the Future” last week. Pharmacy Plus held an open house April 22 to inform […]

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USF Health and Florida Hospital Tampa partner to expand BRIDGE Clinic

The partnership will increase access to specialty care for uninsured residents served by the USF Health student-run program and significantly increase the number of patients seen. By Saundra […]

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USF honors select faculty members for outstanding scholarship and research

Select Morsani College of Medicine faculty members were recognized for their outstanding achievements at the 2015 USF Outstanding Faculty Awards held in March. The annual event honors those […]

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Morsani College of Medicine graduates 128 new physicians [Multimedia]

The audience that filled the Mahaffey Theatre in St. Petersburg erupted into a standing ovation, applause, cheers and whistles as the graduates of the USF Health Morsani College […]

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10 from USF Health earn Outstanding Staff Awards

Ten staff members from across USF Health were among several dozen USF employees honored April 9 with Outstanding Staff Awards. Each year, USF employees from across campus are […]