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    Dr. Meredeth Rowe receives Excellence in Innovation Award from USF Research & Innovation

    October 24, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing Professor and Endowed Chair, Meredeth Rowe, RN, PhD, FGSA, FAAN, recently received the 2013 Excellence in Innovation Award from USF Research & Innovation. Dr. Rowe is the only USF scientist to receive this award. Dr. Rowe, nominated by Cindy L. Munro, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, FAANP, professor of nursing and associate dean for research and innovation at USF College of Nursing, was recognized for her research, innovation activities and accomplishments in 2013. She was honored and recognized with the award during the USF Chapter of the […]

    Health Self-Management Video Game Created by USF College of Nursing Professor

    September 16, 2013

    Dr. John Clochesy today attends a White House conference where a mental health version of the innovative, interactive technology will be featured Tampa, FL (September 16, 2013) –  University of South Florida nursing professor John Clochesy, PhD, RN, working with an interdisciplinary team of scientists, has created an electronic self-management resource training (eSMART) platform to help teach people how to better communicate with their healthcare providers. It’s like a video game for your health. A behavioral health adaptation of the interactive technology will be showcased at 4:30 p.m. today at the […]

    USF College of Nursing Partners with Scotland’s University of Stirling to Study Innovative PTSD Therapy for Veterans

    September 12, 2013

    USF Nursing extends Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) internationally after showing promising results in the United States Tampa, FL (Sept. 12, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of Nursing is conducting the first Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART ) study with British Armed Forces veterans suffering from symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). “Pilot Study of Delivery of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) by Scottish Registered Nurses in Mental Health for Treatment of Military Psychological Trauma” is funded through a grant developed as a partnership between the USF College of Nursing and University of […]

    Interdisciplinary Team Collaborating on $2.1-million PCORI Cancer Symptom Management Research

    July 12, 2013

    An interdisciplinary team of researchers and experts led by University of South Florida College of Nursing Distinguished Professor and Thompson Professor of Oncology Nursing Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN, is collaborating to study a self-care management approach to cancer symptoms through a $2.1-million award to the USF College of Nursing from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI). The study will evaluate the effectiveness of COPE (Creativity, Optimism, Planning, Expert Information), an intervention that aims to teach cancer patients management skills for improving moderate to high-intensity cancer symptoms they identify as causing distress, frequency or interference with their lives. Researchers will recruit 300 cancer center outpatients with breast, […]

    USF Nursing Investigates Whether Improving Sleep Reduces Heart Disease Risk in Caregivers

    July 9, 2013

    The NIA study focuses on those who care for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease Tampa, FL (July 9, 2013) – The University of South Florida College of Nursing is conducting research to improve sleep in those caring for people with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease, with the aim of determining if better sleep affects heart health. The $1.9-million, four-year study funded by National Institute on Aging (NIA), “Improving Dementia Caregiver Sleep and the Effect on Heart Disease Biomarkers,” is led by USF College of Nursing Professor and Endowed Chair Meredeth Rowe, […]

    Call for Abstracts and Registration Open for Second Annual National Conference on Nursing Education and Research in Veterans Health

    June 21, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing will host the second annual JOINING FORCES TO RESTORE LIVES: Nursing Education and Research in Veterans Health national conference on October 21, 2013 at the USF Health Center for Advanced Medical Learning and Simulation (CAMLS) in downtown Tampa. Registration for the conference is now open! For event and registration information, please visit http://www.cme.hsc.usf.edu/joiningforces/. The organizing committee is pleased to invite abstract submissions for presentations and posters on the topics of educating nursing students in veterans’ healthcare (education track) and veterans’ health research topics (research track). The abstract submission deadline has […]

    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 College of Nursing Receives $2.1 M Research Award from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to Study Cancer Symptom Management

    May 23, 2013

    Tampa, FL (May 23, 2013) – The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has approved a $2.1-million award to the University of South Florida College of Nursing to study “Patient Outcomes of a Self-care Management Approach to Cancer Symptoms: A Clinical Trial.” USF Distinguished Professor and Thompson Professor of Oncology Nursing Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN, will lead the research project. University of South Florida College of Nursing Distinguished Professor and Thompson Professor of Oncology Nursing, Susan C. McMillan, PhD, ARNP, FAAN The USF College of Nursing project will test a brief […]

    USF Nursing student Carly Paterson receives National Research Service Award (NRSA) from NINR

    January 18, 2013

    University of South Florida College of Nursing BS-PhD student, Carly Paterson, MS, received the Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA) from National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) to examine the impact of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction on the symptoms of sexual and body image distress in younger breast cancer survivors. Paterson was awarded $38,611 in grants for two years, and should support her through the PhD program. Cecile A. Lengacher, RN, PhD, FAAN and Carly Paterson (L to R) “To be the recipient of this funding is a […]

    American Journal of Nursing Names Book Co-authored by USF College of Nursing Dean as 2012 Nursing Research Book of the Year

    January 9, 2013

    An expert panel of American Journal of Nursing (AJN) judges has selected a book co-authored by the University of South (USF) College of Nursing Dean as the 2012 AJN Book of the Year in the Nursing Research category. Intervention Research: Designing, Conducting, Analyzing and Funding is co-authored by Dianne Morrison-Beedy, PhD, RN, WHNP, FNAP, FAANP, FAAN, senior associate vice president of USF Health and dean of the USF College of Nursing, and Bernadette Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/ PMHNP, FNAP, FAAN, dean of the College of Nursing at The Ohio State […]

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