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DOCS parenting programs help deal with behavior issues in children

Alma Osorio was afraid to take her 4-year-old daughter Alice out in public because Alice might have a temper tantrum. “The tantrums, she starts screaming and crying,” Osorio […]

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USF Health studies how diet affects gut, oral microbiomes linked to brain health in older adults

The new research may help identify measures to prevent or delay mild cognitive impairment and dementia Can what you eat influence the health of your brain now and […]

Tampa General Hospital and USF Health start the new year by moving forward with enhanced alliance

Tampa General and USF Health launch USF Tampa General Physicians, a new physician management service organization to better care for patients of the Tampa Bay region. Tampa General […]

Grateful Patient Series: Dr. Gaetane Michaud with Noah and Lesli Schwartz

Noah Schwartz began experiencing a heavy cough in April 2021. Within days, physicians diagnosed the 24-year-old from Jupiter, Fla., with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a cancer that invades the body’s […]

Top 10 Research Stories of 2021

USF Health researchers forged ahead with new discoveries and innovations over the last year. As members of the region’s only academic medical center, our scientists and physicians continued […]

Top 10 USF Health News Stories of 2021

This years’ top news and social media stories feature a little bit of everything – and it’s not all about COVID-19.  Broken records, emotional patient stories, advances in […]

USF Health remembers Timothy Ubben, who gave $5 million to fight pulmonary fibrosis

On Monday, Dec. 13, the University of South Florida announced a $5 million gift made by Naples philanthropist Timothy Ubben in November to create the Ubben Family Center […]

Healthcare Superteams Podcast with Dr. Haru Okuda

Haru Okuda, MD, wears many hats at USF Health—and now he can add podcaster to his list. “It’s really wonderful to be able to bring in my interest […]

USF Health physician-scientist pinpoints genes to predict lung fibrosis outcomes

Dr. Jose Herazo-Maya’s research may help identify new treatments to improve survival in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and severe COVID-19   Caring for patients struggling to breathe […]

Omicron variant: Keep calm and carry on

Dear Faculty, Staff, Residents and Students: In the past few weeks much has been made of the SARS-CoV-2 South African (B.1.1.529) variant. Cable news and social media have […]

Biased β-agonists may provide better control of asthma and other obstructive lung diseases, drug discovery study shows

A USF Health-led team tests 40 million compounds and finds lead candidate that selectively relaxes airway smooth muscle cells with no detectable drug desensitization TAMPA, Fla. (Dec. 2, […]

USF Health Expands ENT Department

Otolaryngology is a mouthful to say, but as a medical specialty treating diseases and disorders of the ears, nose and throat, it’s a crucial one—and demand for its […]

Annual IPE Day identifies climate change as next threat to humanity

Climate change is the biggest, most imminent threat to global health.  That was the key message at the USF Health 4th Annual Interprofessional Education Day, held Nov 10 […]

USF Health Research Day to return as in-person event

Mark your calendar for USF Health Research Day 2022 — the largest interdisciplinary research gathering of faculty, students and staff across multiple colleges. Celebrating the best in health […]

Morsani College of Medicine Physician Assistant Program welcomes classes of 2022 and 2023

  A year ago, during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, the members of the 2022 class of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Physician Assistant Program […]

Blood plasma protein fibrinogen interacts directly with nerve cells to cause brain inflammation

USF Health preclinical discovery may help identify new therapeutic targets for Alzheimer’s disease, traumatic brain injury and other neurodegenerative diseases TAMPA, Fla (Nov. 5, 2021) — Neuroinflammatory diseases, […]

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