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USF nursing researcher creates video game to improve patient health

USF College of Nursing professor, John Clochesy, PhD, collaborates with engineers on virtual technology to help patients manage their own health. Dr. Clochesy teamed up with researchers and […]

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Dr. Dolly Swisher named interim director for Physical Therapy

Laura Lee (Dolly) Swisher, PT, PhD, FNAP, FAPTA, has been named interim director for the USF Health School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences by Charles J. Lockwood, […]

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USF medical students take to the streets to serve patients where they live [Video]

The group visits the homeless where they live – on the streets.  They go without white coats, carrying backpacks stocked with over-the-counter medications, first aid supplies, hygiene products […]

In memoriam: Sharon Perlman, MD

Sharon Perlman, MD, an exceptional physician, colleague, teacher and patient advocate, died Dec. 11, 2016. She was 63. Dr. Perlman was as a faculty member in the Department […]

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Dr. Taylor-Clark aims to make sense out of how airway nerves respond to their environment

Understanding the sensory nerves involved in protective behaviors may lead to new therapies for respiratory, cardiovascular diseases Think about the last time you stubbed a toe. The sensory […]

In Memoriam: Chad Dickey, PhD

USF Health neuroscientist Chad Dickey, PhD — a leading NIH-funded researcher in the Morsani College of Medicine who developed an international reputation seeking answers to some of the […]

USF Health BRIDGE Clinic named Philanthropic Service Organization of the Year

The Suncoast Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) recently recognized the USF Health BRIDGE Clinic as its 2016 Philanthropic Service Organization of the Year. The award […]

Publication authorship and research fraud

In this month’s column I cover the interrelated issues of research paper authorship requirements and research misconduct. While some differences may exist between journals in defining who qualifies […]

USF Health faculty members named 2016 Fellows of American Association for the Advancement of Science

Three of five leading University of South Florida researchers named to the new class of Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science are from USF […]

USF celebrates the life of an inspirational nursing leader

USF College of Nursing remembered the life and career of Former Dean Patricia A. Burns. PhD, during a special ceremony on Nov. 18. Dr. Burns, who was also […]

USF nurse practitioners provide free care to patients in need

Nurse practitioners play a critical role in health care. Their life-changing work and service make a tremendous contribution to patient outcomes. That impact is seen at USF College […]

The USF Health Panama Program: 10 years of building global partnerships to improve health, education and quality of life

On Thursday Oct. 13, USF Health celebrated 10 years of presence at the City of Knowledge, Panama. The event aimed to emphasize the common vision shared by USF […]

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USF Diabetes Center celebrates 5 years of helping patients and families

Friends and supporters gathered  Nov. 14 to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the opening of a new facility for the USF Diabetes Center on the fifth floor of the […]

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Pulmonologist joins USF to help build center of excellence for advanced lung disease

Dr Kapil Patel was recruited from Stanford University known for its preeminent center Pulmonologist Kapil Patel, MD, arrived at USF Health full-time Sept. 1 with one overarching goal […]

USF plays role in study showing DNA-based Zika vaccine protects against infection, brain damage

USF Health Morsani College of Medicine immunologist Kenneth Ugen, PhD, participated in a new study demonstrating how a synthetic DNA vaccine approach successfully protected against infection, brain damage and […]

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November is National Marrow Awareness Month: A USF medical student donates to help save a toddler

Carrie Ryan got the text message while she was in her Introduction to Clerkship class at the USF Health Morsani College of Medicine: she was a potential match […]