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Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk

Collaborative effort across Florida’s medical schools results in a statute expanding Medicaid coverage to include donor breastmilk More Florida babies will have access to donor breastmilk with the […]

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Cancer survivor, grateful patient establishes fund to support colorectal surgery program at USF Health

After receiving a life-changing procedure at USF Health, philanthropist William “Bobby” Jacobsen has honored his doctor Jorge Marcet by creating an endowment for advanced colorectal education and research. […]

Immertec, USF Health awarded NIH small business grant to study effectiveness of immersive virtual reality in medical training

The research teams will use Immertec’s live virtual reality (VR) platform to train USF Health resident physicians in critical emergency scenarios as a part of their overall graduate […]

Grateful Patient series: Dr. Siviero Agazzi and Joel Lopez

  After years of nagging headaches, Tampa resident Joel Lopez in 2008 was diagnosed with a benign meningioma brain tumor. The 59-year-old artist, with clients like the comic […]

USF Health earns a 100% score on national benchmarks for value-based care

USF Health attained a 100% score on its most recent Merit-based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) assessment, a measurement required by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) […]

USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy on target for moving to downtown Tampa

The pharmacy program will build out shelled space in the new USF Health Downtown building over the next year and move in early 2023. TAMPA, Fla (Aug. 12, […]

USF Health a site for clinical trial testing Moderna COVID vaccine for children ages 6 months to under 12 years

TAMPA, Fla (August 11, 2021) – The USF Health Morsani College of Medicine has been selected as a site for a clinical trial testing the Moderna mRNA-1273 COVID-19 […]

Deletion of single gene promotes growth of functional lymphatic valves

Targeting the gene Foxo1 may offer an early treatment approach for hereditary lymphedema, USF Health preclinical study reports Tampa, FL (Aug. 9, 2021) — A University of South […]

USF Health, Tampa General specialties earn high ranks in US News & World Report

Tampa General Hospital ranked as the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay in the 2021-2022 rankings released this week by U.S. News & World Report, and was also listed […]

USF Health Neurosurgeon Repairs Spine of Thrill-Seeking Patient

  “How do you thank someone for every step you take for the rest of your life?” Catherine Kloess, USF Health patient, asked. When Cathy is not teaching […]

USF Health joins national study testing how well COVID-19 vaccine prevents spread of SARS-CoV-2 in young adults

Despite a COVID-19 surge hospitalizing more younger people, the 18-29 age group targeted by the Prevent COVID U trial has the lowest adult vaccination rates Tampa, FL (July […]

USF Health research shows vaccination rate must double to slow transmission of COVID-19

TAMPA, Fla. (July 23, 2021)– New data provided by University of South Florida College of Public Health epidemiologist Edwin Michael, PhD, and colleague Ken Newcomb shows that there’s […]

USF Health reflects on a year of COVID-19

In the video above, USF Health leaders and frontline workers look back on the successes, challenges and emotions they experienced while dealing with an incredibly challenging year amid […]

USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy Celebrates 10 Years

  A decade ago, the USF Health Taneja College of Pharmacy (TCOP) admitted its charter class of PharmD students. With its innovative curriculum, research and educational advances, dynamic […]

New USF Institute for Microbiomes created to advance human and environmental health

TAMPA, Fla (July 21, 2021) – USF Health today announced the launch of a major university-wide institute dedicated to harnessing the huge populations of bacteria, viruses, fungi and other […]

USF Health physicians earn spots on Tampa Magazine’s 2021 Top Doctors list

Tampa Magazine surveyed nearly 10,600 physicians across the Tampa Bay area, asking them to nominate peers they consider the best in their specialty. The final 2021 Top Doctors […]

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