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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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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 […]

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Florida Cardiovascular Institute joins USF Health

Move strengthens cardiovascular services at region’s only academic health center Tampa, FL  (Feb. 13, 2014) – Florida Cardiovascular Institute, a leading private cardiology practice, has joined forces with […]

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Nutritional supplement improves cognitive performance in older adults, USF researchers find [VIDEO]

NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Tampa, FL (Feb. 6, 2014) – Declines in […]

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Sam Fuld’s Diabetes Sports Camp at USF bigger and better than ever

This year’s Sam Fuld USF Diabetes Sports Camp attracted a record number of kids from Florida and across the country and added more sports to the mix of […]

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Men’s emotional distress about HPV infection similar to women’s, USF public health study shows

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection has been associated with feelings of anger, fear, guilt, embarrassment, stigma and depression among women, but few studies have examined the emotional responses among […]

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USF Health Research Day set for Feb. 21

Mark your calendar for the 24th Annual USF Health Research Day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Feb. 21, at the USF Marshall Student Center. Few events give […]

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State funding pushes access to ALS care across Florida

Increased funding helps provide much-needed coordinated care to ALS patients and families across Florida. Access to care truly made a difference to Billie Jean Fogle.  There’s no cure for […]

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USF Health Specialty Care Center opens in The Villages

 The Villages (Jan. 24, 2014) –  USF Health is now providing a broad range of specialty care – from orthopaedics to endocrinology – in north central Florida as […]

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USF and cancer advocacy organization FORCE get PCORI award to boost new national clinical research network

Tampa, FL (Jan. 23, 2014) – A team led by the University of South Florida (USF Health) Morsani College of Medicine and the leading national hereditary breast and […]