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    USF Nursing Glenna Brewster to become officer for aging organization

    June 11, 2014

    USF College of Nursing PhD student, Glenna Brewster, MS, RN, FNP,-BC, has been named Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization Secretary by Gerontological Society of America (GSA). As a representative of GSA and its Emerging Scholar and Professional Organization, Brewster will be responsible for governance and strategic planning. She was one of 16 GSA members to receive this title. GSA is the nation’s oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education and practice in the field of aging. Brewster will be recognized for this new role during GSA’s 67th Annual […]

    Dr. Theresa Beckie receives USF Faculty International Travel Grant

    June 11, 2014

    Theresa Beckie, PhD, FAHA, professor at the University of South Florida College of Nursing recently received the USF Faculty International Travel Grant for Summer 2014 for travel to Melbourne, Australia to present her research on Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Tailored for Women. The grant program, sponsored by the USF Office of Research & Innovation and the Faculty Research Council, is designed to provide financial support for scholarly and creative presentations by USF faculty at major professional meetings and conferences outside the United States. For related stories on Dr. Theresa Beckie click […]

    USF Nursing PhD student to represent U.S. in Ghana

    June 3, 2014

    USF Nursing PhD student, Marilyn Alouch, MSN, MPH, ARNP, FNP-BC, ANC-BC, has been selected for the 2014-2015 Fullbright U.S. Student Award to Ghana. Alouch will represent the country as a cultural ambassador to help develop relationships with the people of Ghana through research and community work. She will begin her Fullbright experience in Jan. 2015 and will remain there for nine months. During this trip, Alouch will conduct research on Kumasi and Accra Project to Prevent AIDS (KAPPA), a project that studies the HIV prevention in most-at-risk populations in Africa. […]

    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.

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