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Grateful Patient series: Dr. Siviero Agazzi and Joel Lopez

  After years of nagging headaches, Tampa resident Joel Lopez in 2008 was diagnosed with a benign meningioma brain tumor. The 59-year-old artist, with clients like the comic […]

USF Health earns a 100% score on national benchmarks for value-based care

USF Health attained a 100% score on its most recent Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) assessment, a measurement required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

USF Health a site for clinical trial testing Moderna COVID vaccine for children ages 6 months to under 12 years

TAMPA, Fla (August 11, 2021) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Moderna mRNA-1273 COVID-19 […]

USF Health, Tampa General specialties earn high ranks in US News & World Report

Tampa General Hospital ranked as the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay in the 2021-2022 rankings released this week by U.S. News & World Report, and was also listed […]

USF Health Neurosurgeon Repairs Spine of Thrill-Seeking Patient

  “How do you thank someone for every step you take for the rest of your life?” Catherine Kloess, USF Health patient, asked. When Cathy is not teaching […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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