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    Dr. Theresa Beckie presents at World Congress of Cardiology on Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Tailored for Women

    June 11, 2014

    Beckie, T. M. (2014, May). Cardiac Rehabilitation Programs Tailored for Women – Does it Increase Compliance? Podium presentation at the World Congress of Cardiology Scientific Sessions in Melbourne, Australia.

    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 students make a difference in community health overseas

    June 11, 2014

    For most students, summertime is filled with lots of fun, beach, travel and fewer classes. However, nursing students at University of South Florida are staying busy overseas making a difference in community health. Three groups of undergraduate and graduate students have or will be traveling to either Scotland, U.S. Virgin Islands or Panama to complete their global community health experience, an initiative developed through  POWER with Nursing: Partnership Opportunities for Wellness, Education and Research.    Students in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands -Summer 2014 Elizabeth “Betty” T. Jordan, DNSc, RNC, FAAN, […]

    Dr. Cecile Lengacher and Carly Paterson present at ONS on Sexuality after Breast Cancer Treatment

    June 11, 2014

    Paterson, C., & Lengacher, C.A. (2014, May). State of the Science: Randomized Controlled Trials Implementing Couples Interventions Addressing Sexuality after Breast Cancer Treatment. Poster presentation at the Oncology Nursing Society 39th Annual Congress in Anaheim, California.

    Dr. Cecile Lengacher and team present at ONS on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

    June 11, 2014

    Lengacher, C.A., Reich, R., Ramesar, S., Paterson, J. (2014, May). Gene-Based Moderation of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR(BC)) in Post-Treatment Cognitive Impairment(CI) among Breast Cancer Survivors(BCS).  Poster presentation at the Oncology Nursing Society 39th Annual Congress in Anaheim, California.

    Dr. Theresa Beckie publishes on coronary heart disease

    June 10, 2014

    Beckie, T.M. ( 2014). Biopsychosocial determinants of health and quality of life among young women with coronary heart disease. Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports. 8, 366.

    Dr. Maureen Groer publishes on association between T. gondii seropositivity and obesity

    June 9, 2014

    Reeves, G.M., Mazaheri, S., Snitker, S., Langenberg, P., Giegling, I., Hartmann, A. M., Konte, B., Friedl, M., Okusaga, O., Groer, M. W., Mangge, H., Weghuber, D., Allison, D. B., Rujescu, D., Postolache, T. T. (2013). A Positive association between T. gondii seropositivity and obesity. Front Public Health. 1(73).

    White House invites Dr. LaRon Nelson to attend AIDS Meeting

    June 3, 2014

    The White House has invited LaRon Nelson, PhD, RN, NP, assistant professor and assistant dean for global & community affairs at University of South Florida College of Nursing, to attend the White House HIV and The South Meeting on June 18 in Washington D.C. Dr. Nelson was invited to attend the event for his contributions to HIV/AIDS research and his commitment to empowering and educating others on prevention, treatment and awareness. The White House Office of National AIDS Policy, in collaboration with Southern organizations, is hosting this meeting to focus on […]

    USF Nursing alum selected fellow of Yale Program

    June 3, 2014

    University of South Florida College of Nursing alum, Crystal Chapman Lambert, PhD, ARNP, FNP-BC, ACRN, AAHIVS, was selected as a fellow of the Research Education Institute of Diverse Scholars (REIDS) at Yale University. of Crystal Chapman Lambert speaking at May 2013 USF Commencement  Dr. Lambert, who is now an assistant professor at University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, received this fellowship for two years. She will be working on a pilot project aimed at decreasing cervical cancer in women with HIV. REIDS is a program designed to meet […]

    Dr. Melissa Shelton receives Women’s Health Seed Grant

    June 3, 2014

    Melissa Shelton, PhD, RN, assistant professor at University of South Florida College of Nursing, recently received the 2014 USF Health Women’s Health grant. Dr. Shelton received a $7,928 grant through 2015 to conduct research on Assessment of Cancer Patients’ Satisfaction and Experience with Fertility Preservation. This is a cross-collaborative grant, which supports research on women’s health topics. For related stories on Dr. Melissa Shelton click here.

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