Dr. Liggett

Dr. Stephen B. Liggett's laboratory has several major interrelated initiatives:

Academic Title: Professor
Administrative Appointment:
Vice Dean for Research
Vice Dean for Personalized Medicine & Genomics
Associate Vice President for Personalized Medicine, USF Health
Primary Appointment: Internal Medicine
Secondary Appointments: Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology
sliggett@health.usf.edu
Location: CMS 3014
Phone: (813) 974-7715
Fax: (813) 974-3886
Lab: (813) 974-1027

 

Personal History

Dr. Liggett obtained a B.S. in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology and an M.D. from the University of Miami School of Medicine. He served an Internship, Residency (Internal Medicine) and Fellowship (Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine) at Washington University School of Medicine/Barnes Hospital in St. Louis. These were followed by a four year, laboratory-based post-doctoral fellowship at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Duke University in the laboratory of Robert Lefkowitz. He subsequently became an Assistant Professor of Medicine and Pharmacology at Duke University, and then Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, where he was also Director of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. After 10 years as Division Director, he became the Taylor Endowed Professor of Medicine and Director of the Cardiopulmonary Research Center at UC, where he concentrated on his basic and translational research programs. In 2005 he moved to the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he was Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Associate Dean for Interdisciplinary Research, and Director of the Cardiopulmonary Genomics Program. In 2012, he moved to the University of South Florida as Vice Dean for Personalized Medicine and Genomics, and Professor of Medicine, in the Morsani College of Medicine. He also serves as Associate Vice President for Personalized Medicine at USF Health.