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    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 […]

    USF Nursing awarded Jonas Scholar grant

    February 21, 2014

    University of South Florida College of Nursing was awarded a $60,000 grant from Jonas Center for Nursing and Veterans’ Healthcare to support six doctoral nursing students in 2014. The grant will provide funding for two PhD Jonas Nurse Leader Scholars, two PhD Jonas Veterans healthcare Scholars, and two DNP Jonas Veterans Healthcare Scholars. USF College of Nursing will select the students in June, 2014. “This is a great achievement for USF College of Nursing,” said Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, WHNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN, Senior Associate Vice President of USF Health, […]

    USF Nursing Student, Carly Paterson, featured in Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence website

    December 19, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing BS-PhD student, Carly Paterson, MS, was featured in the Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence Spotlight in an extensive interview posted online. Paterson, who is a Jonas Nurse Leader Scholar, was invited to discuss her life, passion for nursing, the Jonas Center, and more. Paterson received the Jonas Nurse Leaders Scholar Program Scholarship in 2012. She was awarded a total of $20,000 in funding. USF College of Nursing  BS-PhD student, Carly Paterson, MS “I have learned a significant amount about networking, and I appreciate the opportunities that […]

    USF College of Nursing Welcomes New Fall 2013 Master’s and Doctoral Students

    July 26, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing held the 2012-2013 Graduate-level Orientation for Master’s, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) incoming students on June 28, 2013. The purpose of USF College of Nursing’s graduate-level orientation is to introduce new students to the University and the College’s policies and procedures, services, and familiarize them with specific program information to help them succeed. More than 130 students attended. “We began hosting live orientation sessions over a year ago to help students with their transition to graduate studies,” said USF College of Nursing […]

    USF Nursing Research Team Center Stage at PNIRS International Conference in Stockholm, Sweden

    July 12, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing Professor and Gordon Keller Professor, Maureen E. Groer, RN, PhD, FAAN, and three PhD students presented posters at the PsychoNeuroImmunology Research Society’s (PNIRS) 20th Annual Scientific Meeting in Stockholm, Sweden in June 2013.   USF Nursing students who presented posters at PNIRS Meeting include: Allyson Radford Duffy- USF Nursing PhD student Poster Presentation: “Relationships Between Hair Cortisol and Marital Status in Female Veterans” USF Nursing PhD student, Allyson Radford Duffy (right), showing her poster to participants at the PNIRS meeting    Pao-chu Hsu – […]

    USF College of Nursing PhD student, Marian Hardwick, receives APNA award to study PTSD and Sleep Disturbance

    June 7, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing BS-PhD student, Marian J. Hardwick, MS, RN, received an award from the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA)Foundation to study “Accelerated Resolution Therapy for PTSD and Sleep Disturbance.” Hardwick was one of the only two scholars who received a $5,000-award for two years to study the effects of before and after treatment of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) focusing on sleep disturbance. Through this research, Hardwick’s goal is to increase rapid eye movement (REM) sleep and quality of sleep in people, […]

    USF Nursing’s Pinky Budhrani presents in Belize City, Belize on important of symptom Survivorship in cancer survivors

    May 17, 2013

    Budhrani, P. H. (Feb. 2013). Shades of survivorship, the importance of symptom survivorship in cancer survivors. Podium presentation in Belize City, Belize.

    USF College of Nursing PhD student Glenna S. Brewster receives John A. Hartford Foundation Patricia G. Archbold Scholar Award

    May 9, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing PhD student, Glenna S. Brewster, MS, RN, FNP-BC, received the 2013– 2015 John A. Hartford Foundation Patricia G. Archbold Scholar Award from the National Hartford Centers of Gerontological Nursing Excellence (NHCGNE) for her excellence and leadership in education. “The receipt of this grant is the launching pad for my career,” Brewster said. “I intend to capitalize on all the opportunities to network with and learn from seasoned researchers and mentors. In order for me to conduct life-changing research, I have to understand all aspects of […]

    Spring 2013 Nursing Graduates Reach Milestone

    May 9, 2013

    This semester the University of South Florida College of Nursing graduated a total of 146 students including one Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP), six PhDs in Nursing, 49 Master’s of Science (MS), and 90 Bachelor’s of Science (BS). At the University of South Florida College of Nursing Spring 2013 Pinning Ceremony featuring the Alumni Path of Light, May 3, 2013,  Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Community Engagement, Connie Visovsky, PhD, RN, ACNP-BC, welcomed alumni, faculty, family and friends who were celebrating an incredible milestone in the graduates’  journey of lifelong learning […]

    USF College of Nursing PhD graduate Crystal Chapman-Lambert gives student address at USF Commencement

    May 6, 2013

    “I cannot deny that I will forever be a bull, more specifically, a bull nurse.” That’s what University of South Florida College of Nursing BS-PhD student, Crystal L. Chapman-Lambert, MS, FNP-BC, ACRN, AAHIVS, proudly told more than 730 graduates and their friends and family during the student address at the USF Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 4, 2013. USF College of Nursing graduating BS-PhD student, Chapman-Lambert, giving student address at USF Commencement Ceremony “I feel humbled and honored to speak on behalf of USF Nursing students and those graduates who are proudly walking […]

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