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Gopal Thinakaran appointed CEO of Byrd Alzheimer’s Center & Research Institute

Gopal Thinakaran, PhD, was recently appointed chief executive officer of the USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Center and Research Institute. Dr. Thinakaran assumed the position from Harry van Loveren, […]

USF Health names Dr. Usha Menon dean of College of Nursing 

Dr. Menon brings a wealth of nursing leadership experience and academic achievement to her new role.  TAMPA, Fla. (Nov 24, 2020) – The University of South Florida has appointed […]

Patients of Tampa General Hospital and USF Health have greater access to their medical records as part of Cures Act

USF Health and TGH patients will provide more complete medical records through the MyChart patient portal in advance of a new federal rule change. Tampa, FL (Nov. 9, […]

New vaccine targeting toxic amyloid-β could help halt Alzheimer’s disease progression, preclinical study finds

University of South Florida Health neuroscientist suggests the therapeutic immunomodulatory vaccine may be safer for those with age-associated decline in immunity TAMPA, Fla (Oct. 20, 2020) — Our […]

Get out the vote! And vote safely.

COVID-19 has prevented access to many things, but voting in the General Election this November is not one of them. From a medical perspective, there are a few […]

Telehealth saves USF Health patients and the environment

As COVID-19 forced the closing of many health care practices, USF Health quickly shifted gears in March to convert patient appointments from in-person to telehealth. Since then, patients […]

USF Health research projects among 23 awarded funding to address racial issues and attitudes

The projects of three USF Health researchers are among the 23 chosen across USF to explore issues in systemic inequality, economic and health disparities, Black history and contemporary […]

The Greatest Generation

By Charles J. Lockwood, MD Senior Vice President for USF Health Dean of the Morsani College of Medicine As we mark the 75th anniversary of the end of […]

USF Health expands cardiovascular programs across patient care, research and education

The targeted growth will help extend the reach of the academic medical center into national spotlight. In just over eight months, Guilherme Oliveira, MD, MBA, has reimagined USF […]

Tampa General Hospital, University of South Florida Strengthen Affiliation

TGH and USF sign founding document that will create a new organization dedicated to world-class patient care, education and research Tampa, FL (July 23, 2020) — Tampa General […]

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