Lynn Ringenberg, MD

Dr. Ringenberg joined the USF faculty in 1992. Her professional career included 20 years at USF and 13 years in private practice. After receiving her undergraduate degree from the University of Nebraska, she studied biochemistry at the University of Nebraska and Maryland Schools of Medicine, completed medical school at the University of Nebraska, and her pediatric residency training at the University of Florida and Bowman Gray School of Medicine. Dr. Ringenberg’s distinguished military career started in 1991, and she remained active until her retirement at the rank of colonel in 2003. She earned a master’s degree in strategic studies from the U.S. Army War College in 2001. Dr. Ringenberg’s medical interests and passions lie in medical education and healthcare for the underserved. She co-founded Physicians for Social Responsibility (PSR) Tampa Bay in 2008, eventually expanding it to include the entire state in 2012. She is the faculty advisor for the Student Chapter of PSR at the USF Morsani College of Medicine. PSR’s work in Florida focuses primarily on environmental toxins, coal-fired power plant pollution/coal ash, climate change and health, the health effects of nuclear radiation, waste and nuclear weapons. Dr. Ringenberg is president-elect of the national PSR in Washington, D.C.

Education & Training

BS University of Nebraska Kearney, 1968
MD University of Nebraska, 1975
Pediatric Residency Shands Hospital, 1977
Pediatric Residency Baptist Hospital, Bowman-Gray School of Medicine
MS US Army War College, Strategic Studies, 2001