Posts Tagged Donna Petersen

USF Health responds to opioid epidemic

Deaths from drug overdose last year escalated to an all-time high of more than 63,000 nationwide – killing more Americans than car accidents. These deaths were largely driven […]

USF Health names Dr. Victoria Rich as dean of USF College of Nursing

Dr. Rich, a transformative nurse leader and innovator, brings a wealth of knowledge to USF in interprofessional education and practice   TAMPA, Fla. (May 18, 2017) – The […]

USF System partnership creates Suncoast Nursing Accelerated Pathway

New program will shorten time needed for USF students in St. Petersburg and Sarasota-Manatee to complete two undergraduate degrees, helping meet region’s demand for well-prepared nurses TAMPA, Fla. […]

USF Health’s new leadership board to strengthen interprofessional clinical collaboration

The USF Physicians Group has a new governance structure, called USF Health Care, to better reflect a faculty practice group incorporating professionals from across health care disciplines, including […]

USF Health leaders join dialogue on how to help underrepresented scholars advance academic careers

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Connections regional conference hosted by USF Investing in young scholars who are underrepresented minorities (URM) is not only important for society and academia […]

Peace Corps Festival celebrates USF’s growing global service commitment

The University of South Florida commemorated National Peace Corps Week at the College of Public Health with its annual Peace Corps Festival, March 2. Returned Peace Corps volunteers […]

USF celebrates the life of an inspirational nursing leader

USF College of Nursing remembered the life and career of Former Dean Patricia A. Burns. PhD, during a special ceremony on Nov. 18. Dr. Burns, who was also […]

The USF Health Panama Program: 10 years of building global partnerships to improve health, education and quality of life

On Thursday Oct. 13, USF Health celebrated 10 years of presence at the City of Knowledge, Panama. The event aimed to emphasize the common vision shared by USF […]

In Memoriam: Patricia Burns, PhD

Former USF Nursing Dean Patricia Burns, PhD, a consummate leader and formidable advocate for her beloved nursing profession, who helped lay the foundation for a nationally prominent USF […]


Meet the Dean: Public Health’s Donna Petersen

Dean Donna Petersen, ScD, loves every aspect of public health and encourages the community to be more involved in education. Learn more about Dean Petersen and find out about […]