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Patients at center of 8th annual FARA-USF scientific symposium

Patients have always been the center of the yearly scientific symposium hosted by the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance (FARA) and the University of South Florida Ataxia Research Center. […]

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Our gifts generate garbage! Be sure to recycle paper and packaging as you unwrap.

Think twice as you and your family unwrap holiday gifts this year. A few simple steps can help you guide the leftover giftwrap and packaging you’ve just generated […]


Top 10 in 2015: Most popular USF Health stories

USF researchers develop novel ketone supplements to enhance non-toxic cancer therapy USF physicians earn spots on 2015 Best Doctors in America list New USF medical students belong to […]


USF Health looks back at 2015, forges ahead to 2016 [videos]

As 2015 comes to a close and we look ahead to new opportunities in 2016, let’s reflect on some of USF Health’s highlights and accomplishments over the past […]


Clearwater Free Clinic cares for North Pinellas community [Video]

Doctors, students and clerical staff from across the Tampa Bay area volunteer to run the nonprofit clinic. Nestled in on a shady corner near the bay, just north […]

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Deep dive: USF research combats oxygen toxicity in Navy divers

USF Health’s Dominic D’Agostino conducts the Office of Naval Research-sponsored study using specialized hyperbaric chambers simulating underwater conditions For the first time, ketone esters — oral supplements useful […]

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Many at USF Health lend time for human rights causes [video]

“Whereas recognition of the inherent dignity and of the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom, justice and peace […]

USF Health medical students turn shovels with USF President Judy Genshaft (left) and Dr. Charles Lockwood (next to Rocky). Photo by Aimee Blodgett, USF Photographer.

USF Dedicates Downtown Tampa Site of New Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute [Video]

Under a clear blue Florida sky, with the sunlit Tampa skyline behind them, friends and supporters gathered in downtown Tampa the morning of Dec. 8 to celebrate a […]


USF tops list of Florida public universities in medical R&D spending

The University of South Florida continues to rise in the national rankings for research, now ranked 25th among all public research universities nationwide in total research spending, according […]


Early screening finds rare condition, helps family connect with USF Pediatrics and gives their newborn the best life ahead

With sun shining on her red curls, Annie called to her cat Meow from atop the perch of her backyard play set. Her mother Lindsay Baker stands next […]

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USF Health physicians earn spots on Tampa Magazine’s Top Doctors list

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 9,000 physicians across the Tampa Bay area, asking them to nominate peers they consider the best in their specialty.   The final 2016 Top […]

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Leading Toxoplasma expert Michael White looks for ways to shut down the malaria-related parasites [multimedia]

The neglected parasitic infection that USF Health microbiologist Michael White, PhD, has spent the last 20 years studying causes few, if any, symptoms in healthy people.  But the […]

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USF public health student joins national campaign focusing on intimate partner violence and HIV [multimedia]

World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. Vickie Lynn, a USF College of Public Health doctoral student living with HIV, has joined a national campaign discussing intimate partner violence […]

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The data is in the details: PIs must lead the charge for research rigor

In this month’s message, I’d like to emphasize the importance of transparent, reproducible data.  Regardless of whether your interests involve clinical, translational or basic science research, we are […]


PTSD therapy studied at USF College of Nursing receives official recognition by federal registry

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) classified as an effective therapy for PTSD and depression from SAMHSA program Tampa, FL (Nov. 24 2015) – Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART), a brief […]


USF Health seeks support for the WELL Student Center on #GivingTuesday

Construction is underway for the new WELL Student Center, a one-stop student services location for all USF Health students. While student fees have covered 75 percent of construction […]