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NIH hypertension study makes a stronger case for aiming for even lower blood pressure

A national clinical trial was halted when it became evident that more intensive management of high blood pressure for certain people improved survival and incidence of heart attacks, […]

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Opportunity to transform USF Health, downtown Tampa

View Presentation to the USF Board of Trustees The USF Board of Trustees unanimously voted Dec. 4 to co-locate two major new planned facilities – the USF Health […]


PatientsLikeMe and USF Health collaborate to empower cancer patients

Partnership marks the first between the patient network and an academic health center CAMBRIDGE, Mass (Dec. 4, 2014) — PatientsLikeMe and the USF Health Internal Medicine Department have partnered […]

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USF studies potential new treatment for ED in patients with Parkinson’s disease

Tampa, FL (Dec. 2, 2014) — The University of South Florida (USF) Morsani College of Medicine is conducting a clinical research study on erectile dysfunction (ED) in patients […]


MCOM home to three of five USF faculty members elected 2014 AAAS Fellows

Three of the five University of South Florida  faculty members who have been named 2014 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are from the […]


Distinguished neonatal care expert presents 2014 John Curran Lecture

The speaker for this year’s John Curran Lecture was Vinod Bhutani, MD, professor of pediatrics at Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Bhutani’s research relates to quality- and equity-driven […]


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 […]


Experts share latest on Ebola at conference hosted by USF Pharmacy

Health professionals from around Tampa Bay heard up-to-date information from USF Health experts on the Ebola epidemic — gaining perspectives from epidemiology, public health, frontline patient care, and […]


Faculty Spotlight: Arthur Labovitz, MD

Since joining the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine in 2011, Dr. Arthur Labovitz has been committed to raising the quality of cardiovascular care in the Tampa Bay […]


HHS Secretary visit highlights outreach and enrollment by USF Health Navigators and statewide partners

With enrollment starting for year two of the federal Health Insurance Marketplace, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell paid a visit Nov. 17 to the community outreach […]


Black Robe program gives USF Health students, faculty a better look at link between law and medicine

Getting a glimpse of our legal system at work helps USF Health students and faculty gain better perspectives of the link between law and medicine and could have […]

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USF pediatric cancer research benefits from generosity of 1 Voice Foundation, Lightning Foundation

USF pediatric research got a boost when Mary Ann Massolio shared half of the $50,000 award she received from the Lightning Foundation with the research lab of Cameron […]

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U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis to speak on treatment services for veterans at USF Nursing’s national conference

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2014) – U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis will discuss efforts by the federal government and U.S. Congress to provide treatment services for veterans on Monday, […]


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 […]


USF names Dr. Edmund Funai to leadership role

TAMPA, Fla. (Oct. 29, 2014) — Prominent academic leader Edmund F. Funai, MD, the interim dean of The Ohio State University College of Medicine, is taking on a […]


COPH flu shot drive gives hundreds in the community a shot in the arm

There will likely be 1,228 fewer cases of the flu this year thanks to the efforts of the USF College of Public Health’s annual flu shot drive. Marking […]