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8/24/2016
USF Nurse Anesthesia student, Meghan Mattson, will present her first poster at the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) Annual Congress Meeting on Sept. 9 in Washington, D.C. Mattson will present on “Literature Review on Alpha-2 Adrenoceptor Agonist Adjuvants to Caudal Local Anesthetics … [read more]
8/24/2016
For Mari Miranda, acting is her passion. It’s her life. She’s been performing since she was 10-years-old…entertaining audiences in many plays and musicals. “Acting inspires me,” said Miranda, administrator specialist at USF Nursing. “Getting into different characters allows me to forget myself and b … [read more]
8/24/2016
USF College of Nursing kicked off the 2016-2017 academic year during an annual Opening Day event on Aug. 17. The event began with a welcome message from the college’s interim dean, Donna Petersen, ScD, MHS, CPH. The day-long event included a series of presentations from USF Health and Nursi … [read more]
8/23/2016
USF Nursing instructor, Stephen Mcghee, MSC, has been selected to become an American Academy of Nursing Jonas Policy Scholar for 2016. Mcghee will serve as the Jonas Policy Scholar for the military and veteran health expert panel. The American Academy of Nursing, an organization dedicated to advanci … [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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