Anthony Gagliardi Foundation donates $15,000 to Clostridium difficile research at USF Health

Published on October 26, 2018

The Anthony Gagliardi Memorial Foundation recently presented a $15,000 gift to support Clostridium difficile research at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine’s Department of Molecular Medicine. “Our family sees a need to help support research to wipe out this terrible bacterium that is impacting many of our seniors in hospitals, rehabs and nursing homes,” said [...]

USF Health lactation room named for first chair of pediatrics

Published on August 7, 2018

A group of donors united to name the USF Health lactation room in honor of the late Lewis A. Barness MD, founding chair of the Department of Pediatrics at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. A dedication ceremony was held to celebrate the naming of the Lewis A. Barness MD Lactation Room in June. [...]

Anonymous donor extends father’s legacy through estate gift to USF Health

Published on June 11, 2018

“My father was the last person who ever wanted recognition. He was a very modest, humble man…very accomplished.” One could easily say the same for Calla*, who recently chose to honor her father’s legacy by making an anonymous estate gift to USF Health valued at more than $1 million. The anonymous donor adored her father, [...]

Tampa Bay Lightning honors Betty Castor as community hero

Published on May 16, 2018

The Tampa Bay Lightning named former USF president Betty Castor as its 49th Lightning Community Hero of the season on Saturday night. The award comes with a $50,000 donation on Castor’s behalf to the causes of her choice. Castor has selected USF Health to receive $30,000 of the funds: $15,000 to the USF College of [...]

USF Women’s Health Collaborative awards grants, recognizes Pam Muma at annual luncheon

Published on May 10, 2018

The University of South Florida Women’s Health Collaborative recognized philanthropist Pam Muma and awarded $60,000 in funds for women’s health research at its fifth annual Leading the Way Awards Luncheon yesterday at the Bryan Glazer JCC. More than 260 community leaders and health researchers attended the luncheon, making it the largest event since the program’s [...]

USF Pharmacy announces Healthcare Imaginarium for Exponential Technologies

Published on April 18, 2018

Kevin Sneed, PharmD, dean of the USF College of Pharmacy, spoke about how exciting new technologies would be integrated into the college’s curriculum starting this fall. TAMPA, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2018) — USF Health’s Pharmacy Dean Kevin Sneed, PharmD, announced this week several key initiatives intended to integrate advanced technologies into the student curriculum and [...]

Scholarship student shares his story of going from GED to MD

Published on April 13, 2018

Scholarships mean so much more to student recipients than the ability to pay tuition or keep the utilities on. Scholarships help fulfill dreams. Third-year medical student Luis Espinosa earned a standing ovation at a USF Health event in February as he brought an audience of donors and scholarship recipients to tears with the touching story [...]

Anonymous donor pledges $1 million to new USF medical school building

Published on April 12, 2018

A local philanthropist anonymously committed $1 million in support of the new USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute building under construction in Water Street Tampa. The donor also serves on the dean’s campaign cabinet to promote the medical college’s upcoming move to the downtown waterfront. “We are thrilled that this individual has [...]

Hundreds support USF Health service projects through crowdfunding

Published on April 5, 2018

Three USF Health service projects received more than $40,000 in gifts from more than 275 donors through the University of South Florida’s new Herdfunder crowdfunding platform this academic year. The Ybor Youth Clinic provides services to underserved youth in an environment tailored to meet their specific and unique needs. Services include testing for and treating [...]

VIDEO: USF Health scholarship students thank their donors

Published on March 23, 2018

Watch the new video showing how scholarship donors are changing our students’ lives at USF Health: USF Health Alumni on Vimeo.

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