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    USF Nursing allows U.S. Air Force soldier to continue master’s program while deployed overseas

    March 21, 2014

    Captain Michael Ofman is a proud University of South Florida College of Nursing student and a dedicated flight nurse in the United States Air Force. Recently, he was called for deployment to Al Udeid Air Base in Qatar. When he received the call, Ofman was in his last year of his master’s program in the family nurse practitioner concentration. As a flight nurse for aeromedical evacuation in the U.S. Air Force Reserves for almost 20 years, his dream was to become a nurse practitioner. When duty called, he thought his […]

    Nursing PhD student receives SNRS top Dissertation award

    March 21, 2014

    University of South Florida College of Nursing PhD student, Jessica Gordon, MS, ARNP, CPNP-PC, received the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) 2013 Dissertation Research Grant Award. She is the only PhD student in the nation to received this honor from SNRS. She received the award for her dissertation on “Skin to Skin Contact and Basal Salivary Oxytocin among Lactating Mothers of Premature Infants.” Along with the recognition, she also received a $5,000 grant to help complete her dissertation. Gordon is currently working as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Pediatrics of […]

    Dr. Kevin Kip publishes on cardiovascular risk factors in insomnia and sleep apnea

    March 20, 2014

    Luyster,  F. S., Kip, K. E., Buysse, D. J., Aiyer, A. N., Reis, S. E., Strollo, P. J. Jr. (2014).Traditional and nontraditional cardiovascular risk factors in comorbid insomnia and sleep apnea. SLEEP. 37(3), 593-600.

    Dr. Denise Maguire speaks at national March of Dimes webinar

    March 20, 2014

    University of South Florida College of Nursing Assistant Professor, Denise Maguire, PhD, RN, CNL, was invited to speak about supporting families with addiction disorders at a March of Dimes NICU Family Support National Webinar on Feb. 28.   USF College of Nursing Assistant Professor, Denise Maguire, PhD, RN, CNL “My presentation was mostly focused on prevailing theories of addiction (moral failure vs. chronic disease), pathophysiologic changes in the brain and practical interventions that support these families in the NICU,” reported Dr. Maguire. NICU Family Support, a March of Dimes program, addresses the […]

    Dr. Susan McMillan receives 2014 ONS Distinguished Researcher Award

    February 21, 2014

    University of South Florida College of Nursing Distinguished Professor and Thompson Professor of Oncology Nursing, Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN, will receive the Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) 2014 Distinguished Researcher Award for her outstanding contributions to oncology nursing practice and research. She is the only oncology scientist in the country to receive this award. USF College of Nursing Distinguished Professor and Thompson Professor of Oncology Nursing, Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN  “It is an honor to be recognized by a prestigious organization such as ONS,” Dr. McMillan said. “This award is […]

    Dr. Kevin Kip publishes on postoperative therapy for Crohn’s Disease

    February 21, 2014

    Regueiro, M., Kip, K. E., Baidoo, L., Swoger, J. M., Schraut, W. (2014). Postoperative therapy with infliximab prevents long-term Crohn’s Disease recurrence. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 2014; Jan. 15. [Epub ahead of print].

    Dr. Cecile Lengacher and team publish on Baseline Immune Biomarkers and Off-Treatment Breast Cancer Patients

    February 21, 2014

    Reich, R. R., Lengacher, C. A., Kip, K. E., Shivers, S. C., Schell, M. J., Shelton, M. M., Widen, R. H., Newton, C., Barta, M. K., Paterson, C. L., Farias, J. R., Cox, C. E. and Klein, T. W. (2014). Baseline immune biomarkers as predictors of MBSR (BC) treatment Success in off-treatment breast cancer patients. Biological Research For Nursing. 2014; Jan. 28. [Epub ahead of print].

    Dr. Ming Ji publishes on lumph nodes for staging among women with ovarian cancer

    February 21, 2014

    Ulanday, K. T., Ward, K. K., Macera, C. A., Ji, M., Plaxe, S. C.(2013). Regional variation in surgical assessment of lymph nodes for staging among women with early-stage epithelial ovarian cancer. Gynecologic Oncology. 2013; Nov. 5. Epub ahead of print].

    Dr. Ming Ji publishes on overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescence

    February 21, 2014

    Ren, J., Wu, J., Ji, M., Rong, F., Li, Y., Gao, E., Ji, H. (2013). The effect of high birth weight on overweight and obesity in childhood and adolescence. A cohort study in China. Saudi Medical Journal. 34(6). 623-31.

    Dr. Ming Ji publishes on environmental change intervention on store customers’ intake of fruits and vegetables

    February 21, 2014

    Ayala, G. X., Baquero, B., Laraia, B. A., Ji, M., Linnan, L. (2013). Efficacy of a store-based environmental change intervention compared with a delayed treatment control condition on store customers’ intake of fruits and vegetables. Public Health Nutrition. 2013; Apr. 8. [Epub ahead of print].

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