Meredeth A. Rowe Named Lewis and Leona Hughes Endowed Chair in Nursing Science
The College of Nursing at the University of South Florida is pleased to announce the appointment of Meredeth A. Rowe, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, as Professor and Lewis and Leona Hughes Endowed Chair in Nursing Science.
Dr. Rowe joins USF from the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL, where she was a Professor and Nurse Scientist with the Veterans Administration. Known as a leading nurse scientist in geriatrics and Alzheimer’s research, Dr. Rowe joins a world-class innovative nursing faculty at USF ranked 28th nationally in National Institutes of Health funding.
“I am exhilarated about announcing the arrival of a faculty member with the national prestige of Dr. Meredeth Rowe,” said Dianne Morrison-Beedy, RN, PhD, FAAN, Senior Associate Vice President for USF Health and Dean of the College of Nursing. “The expertise and fresh outlook she brings to USF will aid her as she develops the Lewis and Leona Hughes Endowed Chair in Nursing Science to its fullest potential.”