Life and politics from the Sunshine State's best city

Tag archive

USF Health

USF Health closer to downtown Tampa facility, but needs to pick up fundraising pace

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

An ambitious new Medical Center for the University of South Florida may be closer to reality, but school officials need to step up fundraising if they are to hold up their share of the cost. That’s the message delivered to the USF board of trustees during a workshop update Nov. 30, as the college works toward developing its $152.6 million Morsani College of Medicine/USF Health Heart Institute in downtown Tampa. As reported by LobbyTools, the new complex would replace USF’s…

Keep Reading

Former USF exec slaps school with $600,000 lawsuit

in The Bay and the 'Burg/Top Headlines by

A former University of South Florida executive is suing the school for $600,000 alleging breach of contract. That was the annual base salary for Dr. Jeffrey Lowenkron, who formerly served as the CEO of the USF Physicians Group. Lowenkron was hired in 2012 to head Tampa Bay’s most expansive physicians group. Accroding to the Tampa Bay Business Journal the group employs 954 people, including 545 doctors in 35 offices across the region. In addition to his more than half-million-dollar salary,…

Keep Reading

Go to Top