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Thao Ho, DO

Thao Ho, DO

Assoc Professor, College of Medicine Molecular Medicine

Assoc Professor, College of Medicine Pediatrics

Assoc Professor, College of Nursing

Contact Info

  • 5 Tampa General Circle
    Suite HMT 450
    Tampa FL 33606
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  • Academic Phone: (813) 844-3437
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  • DO, Osteopathic Medicine, Nova Southeastern University, 2005


Tina Ho joined USF in 2016 as a neonatologist in the Morsani College of Medicine Pediatrics Department, Neonatology Division. Her research interest is aimed at examining the effects of anemia and oral iron supplementation on intestinal microbiome, inflammation and barriers in Very Low Birth Weight (VLBW) infants. Her findings will improve clinical management of anemia and optimize oral iron supplementation to give VLBW infants the most benefits and least harms

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Women & Children's Health