Posts tagged under USF Health

USF Health patient supports heart research in honor of doctor after two cardiac procedures

Posted on November 20, 2019

Five years ago, at just 31 years old, new father Kris Wiebeck began experiencing heart rhythm issues known as cardiac arrhythmias. Scared and anxious, Wiebeck turned to a friend and cardiologist who referred him to Dr. Bengt Herweg, a cardiologist and professor in the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine. At his first appointment with […]


Five reasons to name a space at USF Health in Water Street Tampa

Posted on October 31, 2019

As the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine and Heart Institute prepares to open to students, faculty and researchers in January 2020 (with the Taneja College of Pharmacy to follow in Fall 2021), now is the best time to make a gift to name a space in the building. So why name a space at […]


USF Health Morsani College of Medicine alumni unite to raise more than $300,000 for the next generation of physicians

Posted on October 1, 2019

The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine is teaching the next generation of physicians to not only provide the highest quality care for their patients but also about philanthropy and the importance of giving back. In June, a line of USF’s overall state budget was vetoed, resulting in a cut of $1.7 million from the […]


Dr. Moseley with the USF Health Gastroenterology team

USF Health executive turned patient establishes fund for research and education

Posted on August 26, 2019

Many know Mark Moseley as the Chief Medical Officer for USF Health, but what most do not think about is that even executive physicians are also patients themselves. In 2008, Moseley was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, a chronic inflammatory bowel disease that affects the lining of the digestive tract. He describes being diagnosed with this […]


Notable USF Health supporters elected to USF Foundation Board of Directors

Posted on July 10, 2019

The University of South Florida Foundation Board of Directors recently elected USF cornerstones Samuel “Sam” P. Bell III and Panos Vasiloudes MD to join its ranks. Sam Bell, considered the “father of the USF College of Public Health,” has had a pivotal role in advocating for USF Health. Bell has been actively involved with the […]


USF Health Morsani College of Medicine Receives Gift Of Tree Of Hippocrates Sapling

Posted on February 6, 2019

Hippocrates, a Greek physician born around 460 BC on the island of Kos, is recognized for being the “father of modern medicine.” According to legend, Hippocrates would mentor medical students underneath the shade of an Oriental plane tree on the island, known today as the Tree of Hippocrates. The professional standards he established for medical […]


Faculty endowment helps recruit nationally renowned surgeon to Tampa

Posted on December 17, 2018

In 2017, the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine recruited nationally renowned surgeon and one of the “Best Doctors in America,” Paul C. Kuo, MD, as the new chair of the Department of Surgery. He was also named the Richard G. Connar Endowed Chair in Surgery. Dr. Kuo joined USF from the Loyola Medical Center […]