Archive for the Morsani College of Medicine Category
HeadlineImage

Helping one another: USF comes together for Hurricane Irma

Before, during and after the storm, many offered helping hands and shelter As Hurricane Irma churned toward Florida’s west coast area last week, USF Bulls did not just […]

HeadlineImage

Medical Class of 2021 receives white coats at special ceremony

For Bianca Arboleda, who was born in Florida and raised in Puerto Rico, getting into medical school was quite the journey. Arboleda, who wants to become an obstetrics […]

Tampa General Hospital’s new CEO on the job

Tampa General Hospital’s next president and chief executive officer, John Couris, officially started his new job earlier this week (Aug. 28).  Couris joins TGH from Jupiter Medical Center, […]

HeadlineImage

USF doctors perform unique procedure to save patient with infected pacemaker wires

TAMPA, Fla.  (August 30, 2017) — Pacemakers help people live longer, active lives. They’re also often worn for decades at a time. But a pacemaker’s wiring could get […]

HeadlineImage

Fall 2017: USF Health welcomes new students

It’s an exciting time at USF Health. Colleges across health disciplines celebrated the new fall semester, welcoming more than 1,600 new students to different programs. In this blog […]

HeadlineImage

USF Health hospital partner’s performance ranked among nation’s best

Tampa General Hospital named one of top 50 hospitals nationally in six medical specialties by U.S. News & World Report TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 8, 2017) — U.S. News […]

Colleagues celebrate Dr. Phil Marty’s 27 years of outstanding service at USF Health

Dozens of colleagues and leaders gathered July 20 to celebrate the outstanding 27-year career of Phillip J. Marty, PhD, a consummate professional dedicated to the advancement of USF […]

Failure to attempt type 2 diabetes prevention results in up to $820 million wasted in health care costs

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 84 million Americans have prediabetes. Unless something is done, 70 percent will eventually be diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. That’s […]

“Best Doctor in America” named USF Health Chair of Surgery

Dr. Paul Kuo joins Morsani College of Medicine Sept. 1  TAMPA, Fla. (Aug. 1, 2017) — The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has selected Paul C. Kuo, […]

USF Health Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute finds amyloid PET scan leading to better Alzheimer’s disease management

The Byrd Alzheimer’s Institute is participating in a nationwide study looking at whether Medicare should cover the costly amyloid PET scan TAMPA, FL (July 24, 2017) — Amyloid […]