A randomized evaluation, led by USF College of Nursing’s Elizabeth Jordan, DNSc, found that influenza text messages using Text4baby were effective at increasing self-reported flu vaccination among pregnant women and new mothers.
The University of South Florida, in partnership with Tampa Family Health Centers (TFHC), has been awarded a three-year, $2.24 million federal grant to help prepare a health professions workforce to improve care for older adults.
USF Nursing students spent an intense two-weeks in Stirling, Scotland to complete their global community health experience. USF Nursing worked together with University of Stirling School of Nursing, Midwifery and Health (SNMH), to give students the opportunity to learn about community health.
DNP student, Danielle Walker, RN, BSN, recently received a $20,000 scholarship from the American Cancer Society (ACS). Walker, whose interests are focused on gerontology and oncology, will use the scholarship towards her evidence-based practice project on cancer pain management and tuition.
USF Nursing PhD student, Lakeshia Cousin, BSN, recently received the 2015 McKnight Doctoral Fellowship. The McKnight Doctoral Fellowship program helps address the under representation of African-American and Hispanic faculty at colleges and universities in the state of Florida.
USF Nursing military liaison, Alicia Rossiter, DNP, ARNP, FNP, PNP-BC, hosted a military caregiver webinar on therapy techniques for women veterans.
USF Nursing academic specialist, Kimberly Brown, is helping make Tampa a better city. Tampa Mayor, Bob Buckhorn, recently appointed Brown to the Mayor’s African-American Advisory Council (MAAC).
Cecile Lengacher, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and pre-doctoral fellowship program director at USF Nursing, was recently appointed as the secretary for the American Psychological Oncology Society (APOS) board of directors.