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Hunger Luncheon helps illustrate what it means to be hungry

Life can change in a minute, leaving you and your family so impoverished you don’t know where your next meal will come from. That was one of several […]

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Nav-Lab “Blowout” assists those seeking affordable care as deadline approaches

Tamina Johnson, a USF engineering sciences doctoral student, knows a lot about the complexities of proteins, but she needed a little help when it came to choosing healthcare […]

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USF Health researchers closer to improving safety, effectiveness of lithium therapy

Lithium salicylate produced steady blood and brain lithium levels up to 48 hours following oral dose, the recent preclinical study showed Tampa, FL (March 11, 2014) – Lithium, […]

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Molecular Medicine adds dose of fun to academic retreat

Beer isn’t a topic you’d typically associate with a scholarly gathering of faculty and graduate students.  Neither would you expect to see a departmental chairman riding a bicycle […]

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Molecular subtyping of breast cancer may better identify women at high risk of disease recurrence [VIDEO]

University of South Florida-led study helps refine personalized approach to breast cancer diagnosis and treatment Tampa, FL (March 6, 2014) – A method called molecular subtyping can help doctors […]

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Solid research and strong mentoring help medical student publish as first author

A foundation in knowledge and a positive mentor helped second-year medical student James A. Mauro publish his research as first author in the Feb. 25 issue of the […]

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Public health professor contributes to high-impact research on autism

USF College of Public Health researcher Russell Kirby, PhD, has contributed to two key studies with implications for the prevalence of autism spectrum disorder in the U.S. population. […]

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USF Health Ybor Youth Clinic to host first annual, fun-filled scavenger hunt to benefit underserved, at-risk youth

USF Health’s Ybor Youth Clinic, the first-ever free healthcare clinic for underserved and at-risk youth in Tampa Bay, is hosting its first annual Ybor’s Alley-Oop for Youth fundraiser […]

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Dr. Stephen Liggett named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow

He will be inducted March 7 with this year’s group of 143 outstanding innovators Stephen B. Liggett, MD, vice dean for research in the USF Health Morsani College […]

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USF Health navigators host March 6 event to help consumers enroll in Health Insurance Marketplace

“Nav-Lab” open to USF campus, community; anyone with questions about coverage welcome Tampa, FL (Feb. 25, 2014) — An on-site community outreach event to help consumers learn more […]

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USF Health Research Day enjoys continued growth in numbers, caliber of science

The best of USF Health’s rising research stars presented their work in record numbers at this year’s USF Health Research Day, with 351 scientists displaying their work and […]

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USF President Genshaft Names Dr. Charles Lockwood as Senior VP for USF Health

Media contact: Vickie Chachere, University Communications and Marketing, (813) 974-6251 or vchachere@usf.edu A National Academy member, Lockwood has held leadership positions at Ohio State, Yale and NYU  TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 20, […]

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Faculty help students envision careers in health sciences

USF Health faculty members were greeted by enthusiastic and engaged students when they spoke recently for the career days at two same-gender magnet middle schools in Hillsborough County. […]

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Faced with infertility, a couple turns to USF Health IVF for a successful pregnancy

There are no easy words to ease the impact of hearing you’re infertile, that you will never be able to have a baby. So when Shari Locascio heard […]

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A promise of humanism helps medical students transition to third year

Be kind, work hard and be grateful were the words of advice presented to 166 second-year medical students as they formally entered their third year of medical school […]

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Dr. Fernandez to become dean in Texas

  Dr. Francisco Fernandez, chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neurosciences in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine, has been named the founding dean of […]