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Want a happier, healthier holiday season?
November 15, 2022

I ate too much at the holiday party last night! Should I do a cleanse or skip meals to make up for it? No. Your body cleanses itself naturally, so just drink enough water and consume the nutrients you need to keep your system running well. Eat when you are hungry. Skipping meals can backfire by increasing cravings, so instead […]

It’s near the end of the year…how can I give to reduce my taxes?
November 7, 2022

When you give to USF Health and its colleges of nursing, public health, medicine and pharmacy, your gift goes through the USF Foundation, a 501(c)3 tax-exempt nonprofit organization. This means that when you support USF Health, your gifts are also tax-deductible to the maximum extent of the law.* Did you know there are many ways you can give? Here are […]

2021 tax deduction opportunities for year-end giving
November 16, 2021

In March 2020, the CARES Act was signed into law to help provide relief and economic security from the implications of the coronavirus to families, individuals, organizations, and businesses. As this year nears to a close, please keep in mind two key components of the CARES Act that have been extended through 2021 and may impact your end-of-year giving decisions: […]

USF public health graduate co-authors national AIHA guidance on impact of COVID-19 on minority workers
January 11, 2021

USF College of Public Health alumna Ivory Iheanacho MSPH ’14 recently co-authored a guidance document for the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) on “The Lens of Minority Populations in the Workplace During COVID-19.” This peer-reviewed guidance document is a resource for organizations looking to apply an equity lens to their COVID-19 mitigation efforts. The document presents a data driven analysis […]

USF Women’s Health Collaborative awards four seed grants
July 9, 2020

Though COVID-19 led to the postponement of the 2020 Leading the Way Awards Luncheon, the USF Women’s Health Collaborative still awarded seed grants to four faculty teams, made possible by the generosity of the 2019 event sponsors and attendees. Each year, faculty teams compete for seed grants that support interdisciplinary research to advance women’s health. In the last seven years, […]

Retired psychiatrist leaves largest-ever gift to USF MD scholarships in his estate
May 19, 2020

Retired Tampa psychiatrist Jack F. Ross MD died at the age of 98 last summer, leaving more than $4.1 million to benefit his MD student scholarship. The bequest represents the largest single gift to scholarships in the history of the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. “This gift will have a tremendous impact on the lives of our medical students,” […]

U.S. Senator Rick Scott donates $35,000 to USF Health’s Pandemic Research & Response Fund, bolstering the fight against COVID-19
April 6, 2020

Tampa, FL (April 6, 2020) – USF Health received a generous boost today to its Pandemic Research & Response Fund with a donation from U.S. Sen. Rick Scott, who donated $35,000 toward USF Health’s effort to fight COVID-19, a pandemic that has affected the lives of millions across the globe. Sen. Scott donated the second quarter of his senate salary […]

Giallourakis to lead USF Health Development, Alumni Relations
January 11, 2019

USF Health and the University of South Florida Foundation proudly announce the appointment of Arty Giallourakis as its associate vice president for development and alumni relations at USF Health. A veteran fundraiser, Giallourakis is charged with leading advancement programs across USF Health, overseeing its development and alumni relations team and serving as a senior member of the USF Health and USF […]

Holiday Health Myths
December 13, 2018

‘Tis the season for cooler weather and holiday celebrations! Before you make merry, we checked out a few common holiday myths: Eating too much sugar makes kids hyper [DEBUNKED, JAMA 1995] Contrary to popular belief, this holiday myth has been proven false by many studies over the last few decades. Many parents already have the perception that their child will act […]

Anthony Gagliardi Foundation donates $15,000 to Clostridium difficile research at USF Health
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 Gregg Gagliardi, who hosts an […]

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