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Concussion Center helps patient find relief — and give back
May 17, 2022

As a paramedic, Frank Koulianos had seen many highway collisions, but even so, he never imagined being the victim of one. Then in July 2020, he was driving on I-275 when he was struck by an 18-wheeler. The accident injured Koulianos’s head, neck and back, which required multiple procedures to treat his spinal injuries. “It made me think of all […]

Local high schooler’s youth tennis tournament scores gift for USF Health ALS Clinic
May 11, 2022

A senior at East Lake High School, Jack Noll has been playing tennis for nine years. It was when a close friend’s youth leader was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis that Noll first witnessed the devastating effects of the disease, more commonly referred to as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s Disease. As he researched the high costs and rigorous treatments associated […]

Cardiology patient’s family establishes research fund in her memory
March 16, 2022

Jeannette Fultz was known by her loved ones for being independent, active and health-conscious, despite living with a rare brain tumor for nearly 40 years. After she suffered congestive heart failure in 2017, USF Tampa General physicians helped her live more than four more years with a good quality of life. Now her family is carrying on Jeanette’s legacy by […]

Carrollwood Day School senior gives back to USF Concussion Center
February 17, 2022

Laney Higgins has been playing volleyball for 10 years, more than half of her life. A 17-year-old senior at Carrollwood Day School, Laney experienced a series of concussions a few years ago that prevented her from performing and feeling her best on the court. After many doctors’ appointments with no improvements in her symptoms, Laney’s dad, Rob, began seeking other […]

USF Health ALS Clinic patient raises funds to give back in honor of care through caregiver support calendar
January 26, 2022

In July 2021, Sarasota resident Julie Cook Downing was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Since then, she has been undergoing treatment through clinical trials at the USF Health ALS Clinic, but this hasn’t stopped her from continuing to passionately lead Caregivers Comfort Creations ®, LLC, an organization she founded to provide support to other caregivers caring for their loved […]

Law, Lockwood discuss leadership in a challenging era with USF Health LIFT
October 26, 2021

Earlier this month, the USF Health Leadership and Innovation Forum of Tampa (LIFT) held its first quarterly meeting of the 2021-22 academic year at the University Club in downtown Tampa. The meeting featured Rhea F. Law, University of South Florida president, and Dr. Charles Lockwood, senior vice president of USF Health and dean of the Morsani College of Medicine. This […]

Welcome to the Fall 2021 Neuroscience Institute Newsletter
August 2, 2021

On behalf of the faculty, staff and students of the USF Health Neuroscience Institute, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the Fall 2021 edition of our newsletter. Over the past several months, we have maintained and even accelerated progress on several fronts. Two of our most exciting advancements include new clinical trials that are available to our […]

In Memory of Dr. Eric Pfeiffer
July 20, 2021

It is with a heavy heart that I share with you the news of the passing of Dr. Eric Pfeiffer, a USF Health emeritus professor who faithfully served at our university for more than three decades. I want to express my sincerest condolences to Dr. Pfeiffer’s friends and family and take a moment to commemorate his invaluable contributions to USF […]

Advances in the fight against COVID-19: Where are we one year later?
March 24, 2021

Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, USF Health has found innovative ways to continue delivering high-quality education and training to the next generation of health care professionals, while also […]

Welcome to the Spring 2021 Neuroscience Institute Newsletter
March 16, 2021

On behalf of the faculty, staff and students of the USF Health Neuroscience Institute, it gives us great pleasure to welcome you to the Spring 2021 edition of our newsletter. This compilation of articles, announcements and videos represents some of our highlights from the past three months. For those who missed a previous announcement, we again congratulate Dr. Gopal Thinakaran […]

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