Hinks Shimberg

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Mandell "Hinks" Shimberg on November 16, 2021.
Mr. Shimberg and his late wife Elaine were steadfast leaders in the philanthropic community in Tampa Bay and great supporters of our Hinks and Elaine Shimberg Health Sciences Library.  Please join us in celebrating their legacy and mourning the loss of Mr. Shimberg.

Shimberg Library

(813) 974-8432


Florida Blue

(813) 396-0070


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For assistance: HealthLibServices@usf.edu


Physical material donations are not being accepted at this time.


University of South Florida Health Libraries include the Hinks and Elaine Shimberg Health Sciences Library on USF’s Tampa Campus and the Florida Blue Health Knowledge Exchange in downtown Tampa’s Water Street District. 

USF Health Libraries support the specialized instructional and research needs of students, staff, and faculty in the Morsani College of Medicine (including  the School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Sciences, School of Biomedical Sciences, Physician Assistant Program, and the Athletic Training  Program), the Taneja College of Pharmacy, the College of Nursing, and the College of Public Health. We also welcome members of the public who are doing health- and medical-related research of their own.