USF Nursing’s Gordon Keller professor, Maureen Groer, PhD, added another prestigious award to an already impressive resume. She was recently selected to receive the 2016 Faculty Outstanding Research Achievement Award from USF. She was chosen to receive this honor for her incredible achievements in research over the past year.
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USF Nursing’s instructor, Stephen McGhee, MSC, has been selected to become an American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar for 2016. Mcghee will serve as the Jonas Policy Scholar for the military and veteran health expert panel.
Kimberly Tavares never gave up. Despite her endless challenges, she kept going. Even when things got tough, she focused. Becoming a nurse was her only goal. “My personal and family struggles weren’t going to stop me,” Tavares said. “Excuses were never an option.” Her persistence paid off. She completed her bachelor’s degree in nursing with a minor in Spanish in Aug. 2016 at the top of her class.
The Proud Bull Alumni Award honors game-changers at USF College of Nursing. It honors influential USF Certified Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) alumni that transform CRNA nationally and internationally.
USF College of Nursing’s Certified Registered Nurse Anesthesia (CRNA) program is celebrating its 10-year anniversary. Since it first launched in 2006, the program has been growing fast – becoming one of the leading programs in the country.
Dr. Cindy Munro’s achievements in nursing research and education continue to receive remarkable recognition. She was just named an Edge Runner by American Academy of Nursing (AAN) for her groundbreaking research on oral care in mechanically ventilated adults.
Pain is a leading cause of disability in the United States. Abuse of pain prescription opioids is also at an all-time high. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 78 Americans die every day from opioid overdose.
USF Nursing students traveled to Scotland to complete their summer 2016 global community health experience.