Students admitted into the Medical Sciences PhD program will be offered a Graduate Research Assistantship, supported primarily from research grants held by individual faculty members. With this Assistantship, students receive:
An added benefit? Tampa’s cost of living is lower than the national average and one of the lowest of any metro-area in Florida.
The University of South Florida’s Medical Sciences PhD program is an integrated umbrella program that eliminates traditional barriers between disciplines and provides students with a comprehensive foundation in the biomedical sciences.
Our talented faculty are primarily drawn from departments in the Morsani College of Medicine, including Molecular Medicine, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology, Neurosurgery & Brain Repair, Pathology & Cell Biology, Psychiatry & Behavioral Neurosciences, Cardiology, and Internal Medicine. They are committed to the development of our students and have a broad array of research interests. Explore the C.V.s of some of our current faculty members below.
Students in the PhD program have the opportunity to work with faculty at the Morsani College of Medicine and our exceptional affiliated institutions.
The Medical Sciences PhD Program is housed in USF Health on the north campus of the University of South Florida in Tampa. The 1,500 acre campus offers a wide variety of shops and services.
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For information about visiting our labs, or applying for the PhD in Medical Sciences program, contact us at 813-974-2836 or firstname.lastname@example.org.