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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 […]


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, […]


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 […]

USF Health faculty members named 2016 Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Three of five leading University of South Florida researchers named to the new class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are from USF […]

The USF Health Panama Program: 10 years of building global partnerships to improve health, education and quality of life

On Thursday Oct. 13, USF Health celebrated 10 years of presence at the City of Knowledge, Panama. The event aimed to emphasize the common vision shared by USF […]


Pulmonologist joins USF to help build center of excellence for advanced lung disease

Dr Kapil Patel was recruited from Stanford University known for its preeminent center Pulmonologist Kapil Patel, MD, arrived at USF Health full-time Sept. 1 with one overarching goal […]