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Calendar

Nov
8
Wed
Dissertation Defense (Ashraf Abulhaija) @ MDN 1060
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

The Relationship Between Total Neuropathy Score-Reduced, Neuropathy Symptoms and Function

Dec
5
Tue
Dissertation Defense (Doaa Almostadi) @ MDN 1032
Dec 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

The Moderating Effect of Religion on Death Distress and Quality of Life Among Christian Cancer Patients in the United States and Muslim Cancer Patients in Saudi Arabia

Feb
27
Tue
Guest Lecture (Patricia Kelley, PhD, RN) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2005
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lecture Title:

Clinical Knowledge Development: Continuity of Care of Injured Service Members


Please join us for a Guest Lecture.

Contact Gloria Roby for more information.

Mar
9
Fri
Guest Lecture (Julius Kehinde, PhD, RN ) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 1032
Mar 9 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Lecture Title:

“Promoting Nursing Excellence through Research and Evidence-based Practice”


Please join us for a Guest Lecture.

Contact Gloria Roby for more information.

 

Mar
19
Mon
Dissertation Defense (Paula Cairns) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2007
Mar 19 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

Prevention of Post Intensive Care Syndrome-Family with Sensation Awareness Focused Training Intervention: A Randomized Controlled Trail Pilot Study

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Jun
6
Wed
Dissertation Defense (Samia Dutra) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2005
Jun 6 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

Adapting SafeMedicate (Medication Dosage Calculation Skills Software) For Use In Brazil

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Jun
12
Tue
Dissertation Defense (Carissa Alinat) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 1001
Jun 12 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

Genetic Moderation of Pain and Fatigue Symptoms Resulting From the Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction for Breast Cancer Program

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Jun
25
Mon
Dissertation Defense (Suzan Abduljawad) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2007
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Doctoral Dissertation Defense:

Fatigue-Related Symptom Clusters and Their Relationship with Functional Status in Older Adult Hospice Patients

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Oct
18
Thu
Dissertation Defense (Dany Fanfan) @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 1096A
Oct 18 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Role of Migration-Related Stress in Depression Among Haitian Immigrants in Florida: A Mixed Method Sequential Explanatory Approach

~ THE PUBLIC IS INVITED ~

Mar
5
Tue
Visiting Scholar Presentation: Dr. Ellen M. Lavoie Smith @ USF College of Nursing / Room MDN 2005
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The USF College of Nursing is pleased to host Ellen M. Lavoie Smith, PhD, APRN, AOCN®, FAAN, who will present “Bedside to Bench to Bedside: Managing Painful Chemotherapy-Induced Peripheral Neuropathy” at noon on Tuesday, March 5, in MDN 2005. 

Dr. Smith is an associate professor and director of the PhD program at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. Her program of research is focused on improving the assessment and treatment of chronic, cancer-related neuropathic pain, with a specialty focus in painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy. 

She has received independent research funding from the National Institutes of Health, the Oncology Nursing Society, the American Cancer Society, Dartmouth, and the University of Michigan. Dr. Smith conducted a cross-sectional study evaluating the clinimetric properties of peripheral neuropathy and neuropathic pain measurement approaches. She also completed an Oncology Nursing Society-funded study focused on utilizing quality improvement methodology to improve neuropathic pain management in cancer patients. 

Dr. Smith recently completed a national multisite research trial through the Cancer and Leukemia Group B (CALGB 170601). This was the first large randomized, placebo-controlled trial to reveal an effective intervention (duloxetine) for painful chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy.

Her findings on the “Effect of duloxetine on pain, function, and quality of life among patients with chemotherapy-induced painful peripheral neuropathy” were featured in the JAMA Report (April 3, 2013). In addition, a television clip highlighting this study was aired on 183 television stations throughout the United States and was viewed by more than 17 million viewers, with another 82 million viewing the video clip online. It was also covered in a video segment by Sanjay Gupta, MD.