Nursing Faculty Member Tapped by U.S. Dept. of Defense

Nursing Associate Dean Appointed to Defense Health Board Health Care Delivery Subcommittee

Tampa, FL (August 7, 2008) – Mary E. Evans, RN, Ph.D, FAAN, Associate Dean for Research and Doctoral Study at the USF College of Nursing has been appointed to the United States Department of Defense, Defense Health Board (DHB) Health Care Delivery Subcommittee.

The Defense Health Board is a Federal Advisory Committee to the Secretary of Defense that provides independent scientific counsel regarding health policy, research, and requirements for the treatment and prevention of disease and injury, promotion of health and the delivery of health care to Department of Defense beneficiaries.

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Newsbrief by Ashlea Hudak, USF College of Nursing

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