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USF Health joins national study testing how well COVID-19 vaccine prevents spread of SARS-CoV-2 in young adults

Despite a COVID-19 surge hospitalizing more younger people, the 18-29 age group targeted by the Prevent COVID U trial has the lowest adult vaccination rates Tampa, FL (July […]

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USF Health research shows vaccination rate must double to slow transmission of COVID-19

TAMPA, Fla. (July 23, 2021)– New data provided by University of South Florida College of Public Health epidemiologist Edwin Michael, PhD, and colleague Ken Newcomb shows that there’s […]

USF Health reflects on a year of COVID-19

In the video above, USF Health leaders and frontline workers look back on the successes, challenges and emotions they experienced while dealing with an incredibly challenging year amid […]

USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy Celebrates 10 Years

  A decade ago, the USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy (TCOP) admitted its charter class of PharmD students. With its innovative curriculum, research and educational advances, dynamic […]

New USF Institute for Microbiomes created to advance human and environmental health

TAMPA, Fla (July 21, 2021) – USF Health today announced the launch of a major university-wide institute dedicated to harnessing the huge populations of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Tampa Magazine’s 2021 Top Doctors list

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 10,600 physicians across the Tampa Bay area, asking them to nominate peers they consider the best in their specialty. The final 2021 Top Doctors […]

Enhanced alliance progresses for Tampa General Hospital and University of South Florida, as name is announced and search for inaugural leader begins

The new organization is on target for an October 2021 launch, and will form one of the largest academic medical groups in the state of Florida. Tampa, FL […]

Academically competitive and diverse: Incoming medical class makes history for USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

TAMPA, FL (July 15, 2021) – The incoming first-year students to the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine (MCOM) represent the strongest class academically and the most diverse […]

USF awarded four-year, $69.9 million NIH grant to continue type 1 diabetes research

The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young study is led by USF Health’s Jeffrey Krischer, who has built a worldwide epidemiological hub for T1D research at USF […]

USF Health-TGH team administers first investigational gene therapy for a rare inherited metabolic disorder

The academic medical center is applying cutting-edge science with the hope of reducing or eliminating the cause of PKU, the most common inborn error of metabolism USF Health […]

Nature highlights USF Health-led TEDDY study as a diabetes research milestone

A 2019 Nature Medicine paper by Kendra Vehik, PhD, MPH, and colleagues at the USF Health Informatics Institute has been recognized as one of 24 key advances in […]

Timely treatment with COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies can reduce hospitalizations, pandemic’s stress on health care systems

    A study by USF Health and Tampa General Hospital among the first to assess effectiveness of MABs in a practical setting when given to patients at […]

Gene profile in blood predicts risk of poor outcomes, death for patients with COVID-19

A previously validated gene profile in blood that predicts idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis mortality was repurposed to assess the likelihood of COVID-19 survival, a USF Health-led study reports TAMPA, […]

USF Health College of Nursing and Port Tampa Bay announce new partnership on bringing clinical outreach services to the vulnerable seafaring community

The USF Health College of Nursing has partnered with Port Tampa Bay to create the first-of-its-kind on-site nurse-managed clinical outreach to provide direct care for the thousands of […]

Patient commits estate gift to advance women’s heart health, skin cancer research and Alzheimer’s caregiver education at USF

The University of South Florida Foundation today announced a $1.8 million estate gift to USF Health that will fund a women’s heart health professorship, dermatology research endowment and […]

Patient Makes $25,000 Challenge Gift To Support USF Health IBD Center

  Grateful patient Michelle Turman MA ’00 CFRE has made a $25,000 challenge gift to encourage other patients and donors to advance research and comprehensive care at the […]

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