Five USF College of Nursing faculty members present at PNIRS Annual Scientific Meeting
University of South Florida College of Nursing faculty presented five posters at the PsychoNeuroimmunology Research Society’s 19th Annual Scientific Meeting in San Diego, Ca., June 7-9, 2012.Allyson Radford, Dr. Maureen E. Groer, Nicole S. Williams, Dr. Mary S. Webb, and Alicia Gill Rossiter (L to R) at the PNIRS Conference in San Diego, Ca.
Five USF Nursing faculty members presented the posters including Maureen E. Groer, RN, PhD, FAAN, Professor and Gordon Keller Professorship, Mary S. Webb, PhD, RN, Professor, Alicia Gill Rossiter, MSN, ARNP, FNP, PNP-BC, Instructor and Coordinator for Graduate Simulation, Nicole S. Williams, MS, MPH, Biological Scientist, and Allyson Radford, PhD Student.
Poster Topics include:
- Relationships of Toxoplasma gondii antibody titers and dysphoric moods in female veterans
- Relationship of Sexual Trauma with the Health of Women Veterans
- High C-Reactive Protein Levels in Active Duty Soldiers are Associated with Depression, PTSD and Combat Exposure
- Positive Thyroid Peroxidase Antibody Titer is Associated with Dysphoric Moods during Pregnancy and Throughout the Postpartum.
- Lower morning cortisol is associated with depression, stress and lower IL-10 in dementia caregivers.
The annual PNIRS scientific meeting provides educational and training opportunities to promising young scientists interested in PNI research. For more information on PNIRS visit https://www.pnirs.org/.