Dominic D'agostino

Associate Professor at the USF in Tampa, Florida

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Dominic D’agostino, an Assistant Professor of Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at the University of South Florida, teaches various courses while simultaneously conducting research on subjects including oxygen toxicity, metabolic therapies, Alzheimer's disease, and other subsections of physiology, neuroscience, and nutritional science. Dominic D’agostino has been an Assistant Professor at USF for the past four years. Previous to his work as an Assistant Professor, Dominic D’agostino spent two years completing his Postdoctoral Fellowship in Molecular Pharmacology and Physiology at USF. Additionally, Mr. D’agostino holds a Ph.D. in Physiology and Neuroscience, which he studied at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. As an undergraduate, Dominic D’agostino studied Biological Sciences and Nutritional Sciences at Rutgers University, where he earned his Bachelor of Science. Outside of his work in research and job as an Assistant Professor, Dominic D’agostino contributes his time, money, and expertise to nonprofit organizations. For example, he holds a position as Scientific Adviser at Winning The Fight, an organization that aims to increase research funds and generate awareness about motor neuron diseases. Additionally, Mr. D’agostino supports Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of Tampa Bay by volunteering to spend time with his “little brother,” James, for 20 hours per month. Furthermore, Dominic D’agostino contributes to Mission Time 4:13, a missionary nonprofit that helps people with disabilities and people living in poverty. In his spare time, Dominic D’agostino enjoys physically challenging activities such as powerlifting, kayaking, and exercise physiology. He is an avid scuba diver who holds advanced certification with the Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI). Dominic D’agostino also enjoys traveling and has visited destinations in Europe, New Zealand, and South America.

  • Work
    • University of South Florida
  • Education
    • University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey