Breast cancer research is Lakeshia Cousin’s main focus. Her goal as a USF Nursing PhD student is to help make life better for breast cancer survivors. As a result, she recently received a scholarship from Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) to present her research at the organization’s annual meeting.
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students continue to build a strong reputation for the program and USF Nursing. Their work is being recognized regionally and nationally. DNP student, Kripa Varghese, MS, is one of them. She received a scholarship from West Coast Council of Advanced Nursing Practice.
Medical professionals play a big role in sports. They help keep athletes healthy on and off the field. When injuries occur, doctors, nurses, pharmacists and physical therapists work together to quickly and effectively treat athletes. That’s exactly what USF Health students did during a simulation training exercise.
To Dr. Cheryl Zambroski, running gives her strength. It gives her power and a sense of renewed energy. “Running has changed my life,” said Dr. Zambroski. “I’ve never considered myself to be athletic, but this new passion has been transformational for my mind, body and spirit.”
USF Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student, Marcia Johansson, recently received a scholarship from Sigma Theta Tau International, Honor Society of Nursing’s Delta Beta Chapter-at-Large.
Carmen Rodriguez, PhD, recently received tenure to associate professor from USF Nursing. She was promoted for her strong commitment to education, research and practice.
Five USF Nursing students recently received scholarships from the American Legion Auxiliary Post #275. The students, who are all either veterans or current service members in the military, were awarded $2,000 to go towards tuition and books.
For decades, USF Nursing has partnered with James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital in the areas of education and clinical practice. The two partners recently extended that relationship – adding research to their longtime partnership. Part of that extension includes the collaboration between Susan McMillan, PhD, distinguished professor at USF Nursing, and the hospital’s center of innovation on disability and rehabilitation research.