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We live by our mission – Transforming Healthcare, Transforming Lives: Creating the Nursing Leaders of Tomorrow and the Research that Improves Health. This is a world-class program shaping the nursing profession as demonstrated by our rankings, our faculty and staff who are committed to student success. [READ MORE]


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12/19/2016
Tampa, FL (Dec. 15, 2016) – The National Institutes of Nursing Research (NINR) has awarded more than $1.9 million to the University of South Florida College of Nursing to study an audio-recording reorientation intervention to prevent delirium in the intensive care unit. [read more]

College of Nursing News

1/17/2017
Jonathan Pollard, who recently graduated with his BS in nursing degree, was awarded the Grace-Gill Leadership and Excellence Award for outstanding Veteran to Bachelor’s in Nursing (VBSN) Student for Contributions and Demonstrated Commitment in Leadership and Excellence. The award is named for … [read more]
1/17/2017
Dr. Amy D’Agata, a USF College of Nursing post-doctoral scholar, has received an award from the Little Giraffe Foundation to collect stress data in preterm infants, who are also participants in Dr. Maureen Groer’s NIH R01 microbiome study. The Little Giraffe foundation was founded by the … [read more]
1/12/2017
USF Research & Innovation is featuring Dr. Cecile Lengacher, professor, on the USF CONNECT building innovation Spotlight Wall screens, beginning January 19, 2017. Her list of accomplishments can be viewed by visiting Cafe Connect at the USF Research Foundation building. [read more]
1/12/2017
Dr. Cindy Munro, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, PHD, FAAN, FAANP, FAAAS, associate dean of research and innovation, was informed by the board of directors of the Southern Nursing Research Society (SNRS) that she has been selected to receive the 2017 Leadership in Research Award. This award was conferred on Dr. Mu … [read more]
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Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH
Interim Dean, College of Nursing
Sr. Assoc. Vice President, USF Health
Dean, College of Public Health



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