Faculty Receive Sponsored Grant from TGH

Patricia Teran Wodzinksi, PT, PhD, Assistant Professor, and Douglas Haladay, PT, DPT, PhD, CSCS, School Director & Associate Professor received a sponsored grant for an interprofessional research study. The grant is part of the USF Health Women’s Health Collaborative, and their specific grant was sponsored by Tampa General Hospital for $7,500. Below is information on their research study.

“Validating nerve fiber recovery, patient-reported and functional outcomes of an exercise intervention for Taxane-induced  CIPN” by Patricia Teran Wodzinski, PhD, School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences; Constance Visovsky, PhD, College of Nursing; Ming Ji, PhD, College of Nursing; Douglas Haladay, DPT, PhD, School of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Sciences; Tuan Vu, MD, Morsani College of Medicine Chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN) affects up to 80-90% of women breast cancer survivors. This pilot study will evaluate whether participating in a 16-week exercise program will reduce the impact of this nerve damage for patients. 

To learn more about the Women’s Health Collaborative and other grant recipients this year visit: HERE.