USF Health College of Nursing

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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]


Happening Now

2/14/2017
Strengthening the education and training of the nation’s nursing workforce is critical to advancing patient care in an increasing complex health care system. U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor emphasized the importance of highly skilled nurses during her Feb. 13 tour of the newly renovated USF College of Nursing George and Marian Miller Center for Virtual Learning. [read more]

College of Nursing News

2/3/2017
USF College of Nursing is gearing up to celebrate Bull Nurses Week, February 13-17. The USF Nursing Student Association and College of Nursing Student Council have joined forces to host a myriad of events throughout the week celebrating student nurses. The week-long celebration will focus on recogni … [read more]
1/23/2017
Congratulations to Nereida Valle,  USF College of Nursing anesthesia student, selected by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Foundation Board of Trustees to serve as an AANA Foundation Student Advocate. The organization chose Ms. Valle for this prestigious position based on her ou … [read more]
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]
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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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