Archive for the Veterans Reintegration Category

College Factual names USF number one in top 10 ranking of veteran-friendly nursing schools

New USF College of Nursing ranking reported in Military Times Tampa, FL (May 15, 2015) – The University of South Florida College of Nursing has been named the […]

Florida’s neuromusculoskeletal experts gather at inaugural summit, hosted by USF Physical Therapy

Experts in rehabilitation and neuromusculoskeletal sciences from Florida’s universities gathered for the Inaugural Summit of the USF Center for Neuromusculoskeletal Research, held January 16, 2015 at CAMLS in […]

U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis to speak on treatment services for veterans at USF Nursing’s national conference

Tampa, FL (Nov. 10, 2014) – U.S. Rep. Gus Bilirakis will discuss efforts by the federal government and U.S. Congress to provide treatment services for veterans on Monday, […]

USF Nursing professor joins prestigious IOM group to review health effects of herbicide exposure on Vietnam veterans

Tampa, FL (Aug. 13, 2014) – Distinguished University of South Florida Health Professor, Kevin Kip, PhD, FAHA, has been appointed to the Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Committee to review […]

Brief PTSD therapy strongly reduces symptoms of chronic pain, USF Nursing study reports

Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a growing epidemic among veterans and military service members returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Along with PTSD, a large percentage […]

Lone survivor’s story brings experiences of veterans to life for medical students

When lone survivor Marcus Luttrell, a former Navy SEAL, came to Tampa Theater this Tuesday evening to kick off the first stop of his multicity Patriot Tour, the […]

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New brief therapy eases symptoms of combat-related psychological trauma, USF Nursing study shows [VIDEO]

The research suggests Accelerated Resolution Therapy may be an option for veterans who do not respond optimally to conventional therapies endorsed by the Department of Defense and VA […]

USF-VA study finds long-term consequences for traumatic brain injury sufferers

Research with rat models finds chronic inflammation, suppression of cell regeneration, and neuronal cell loss contribute to wide range of motor and cognitive deficits TAMPA, FL  (Jan. 4, 2013) – […]

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USF’s advanced prosthetics research benefits combat-wounded veterans [VIDEO]

Army Sgt. Danny Swank’s lower right leg was amputated following dozens of surgeries to try to save the limb severely damaged when a grenade exploded inside his Humvee […]