USF Health Research Day @ USF Marshall Student Center
Feb 23 @ 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Dear USF Health Research Community,

I invite you to join us on Friday, February 23, 2018 for 28th Annual USF Health Research Day! The annual event highlights the high-impact scholarly work of students, residents, fellows and postdoctoral students across USF Health as well as health-related collaborations with other USF colleges.

Featured speaker Francis McCormack, MD, professor of medicine and division director of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine at the University of Cincinnati, will kick off the day’s activities at 8:15 a.m. with the Annual Roy H. Behnke, MD, Distinguished Lectureship titled “Silencing LAM: Science, Synergy and Serendipity.”

Poster judging will begin at 10 a.m., with a record number of 391 posters exhibited. Posters may be viewed from 9:30am to 3:30pm, with judging beginning at 10:00am. In addition, the 9th Annual Joseph Krzanowksi Invited Oral Presentations session will occur at 12-noon, which will feature research from 12 students representing the colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Public Health and Pharmacy. Full agenda and poster abstracts can be viewed at

For more information on Research Day, please visit

Thank you,

Stephen B. Liggett, MD

Vice Dean for Research, College of Medicine

Associate Vice President for Research, USF Health

Professor of Medicine, Molecular Physiology and Pharmacology

University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine

12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd, MDC 2

Tampa, FL 33612

813 974-7715
813 396-9187 (direct)

Alumni Path of Light & Reception (Summer 2018) @ USF Marshall Center Oval Theater (2nd Floor)
Aug 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

USF College of Nursing Alumni Event

Join the USF College of Nursing and Dean Victoria L. Rich at a private reception followed by the Baccalaureate Pinning Ceremony – featuring the Alumni Path of Light.

Mingle with fellow alumni and faculty, hear updates on the College of Nursing, and welcome new graduates into the profession.

> Reception begins at 5:30 pm

> Light refreshments will be served

> Baccalaureate Pinning Ceremony begins at 6:30 pm


RSVP early, limited space available!

USF College of Nursing Alumni and Faculty Reception @ Tap Room at The Pub at Pointe Orlando
Feb 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Special Presentation by Dr. Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2005
Apr 3 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

The USF College of Nursing Dean’s Office and the USF Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program is pleased to host Ellen Flaherty, PhD, APRN, AGSF, who will present “Embedding Evidence-Based Geriatric Practices into Primary Care: The Geriatric Interprofessional Team Transformation in Primary Care (GITT-PC) Model” at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 3, in MDN 2005.

Dr. Flaherty is the Director of the Dartmouth Centers for Health and Aging at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth and a past president of the American Geriatrics Society.

Coffee will be served at this event.

For more information, please contact Anne Maynard Wenders at