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USF unveils preliminary renderings for new medical school and cardiovascular institute in downtown Tampa

TAMPA, Fla. (Jan. 31, 2017) — The University of South Florida today unveiled preliminary renderings of the future home of its USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and […]

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USF Health to host health care symposium for prospective students

For some students, choosing a major can be a difficult decision. However, an event hosted by USF Health from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 4, […]

Students showcase their talents to raise funds for USF Health BRIDGE Clinic

Kristal Ha’s emotional poem about her mother migrating to America after the Vietnam War, won the hearts of judges and more than 200 guests at the Annual BANDaids […]

USF among four state universities to study Zika and other diseases through CDC grant

The University of South Florida will collaborate on a new $10 million grant from Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to study ways to help stop the Zika […]

Top 10 USF Health News stories in 2016

1.       Pirates invade USF Match Day 2016, deliver good news to USF medical students heading to residencies [Video] 2.       Largest and most competitive: Incoming medical class makes history […]

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Physician-scientist Dr. Sam Wickline arrives to lead USF Health Heart Institute

Tampa, FL (Dec. 20, 2016) — Samuel A. Wickline, MD, has joined the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine to lead a state-of-the-art heart institute that will integrate […]

Dr. Dolly Swisher named interim director for Physical Therapy

Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, PT, PhD, FNAP, FAPTA, has been named interim director for the USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences by Charles J. Lockwood, […]

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USF medical students take to the streets to serve patients where they live [Video]

The group visits the homeless where they live – on the streets.  They go without white coats, carrying backpacks stocked with over-the-counter medications, first aid supplies, hygiene products […]

In memoriam: Sharon Perlman, MD

Sharon Perlman, MD, an exceptional physician, colleague, teacher and patient advocate, died Dec. 11, 2016. She was 63. Dr. Perlman was as a faculty member in the Department […]

In Memoriam: Chad Dickey, PhD

USF Health neuroscientist Chad Dickey, PhD — a leading NIH-funded researcher in the Morsani College of Medicine who developed an international reputation seeking answers to some of the […]