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

Posted 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

Posted 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. […]


VIDEO: USF Health scholarship students thank their donors

Posted 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.


Supporting health research, supporting our community

Posted on November 9, 2016

The University of South Florida is a top-25 public university for research funding, and the colleges and units of USF Health account for more than 70% of the USF System’s federal research dollars. So how does private philanthropy affect this equation? For every $1 of NIH funding USF receives, the university must provide around $0.45 […]


Temple Terrace Rotary donates $3,000 for USF Health BRIDGE Clinic

Posted on September 23, 2016

Tampa, FL – The USF Health BRIDGE Clinic received $3,000 from the Rotary Club of Temple Terrace on Sept. 20 at the Morsani Center for Advanced Healthcare on the University of South Florida campus. The funds were raised as a part of the Rotary’s Craft Brewfest, an annual charity benefit held in May at Temple […]


Because of U e-newsletter, Summer 2016

Posted on July 28, 2016

Check out the latest issue of the “Because of U” e-newsletter to find out how your donor support is advancing the future of health through research, education and patient care. You’ll also see who has joined Frank and Carol Morsani as founding donors for the new downtown expansion and other recent news from USF Health! […]


Stories of Support: The Morsanis, Mumas and Avery Family

Posted on July 26, 2016

Because of you, USF Health students are prepared to serve the patient and the community, researchers are finding ways to prevent disease and injury, and we are all making life better. Below are a few tales from the USF Foundation on how our transformational donors have made a difference through USF Health. Quiet visionaries: Carol […]


USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Celebrates Scholarship Donors

Posted on April 28, 2016

More than 180 donors, students and university leaders gathered to celebrate scholarship giving at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine on March 31 at USF’s Marshall Student Center. The annual event, now in its eighth year, united scholarship donors with the student recipients who benefit from their support. “Scholarships make it possible for students […]