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USF Nursing receives $2.8 million NIH grant to study breast cancer survivors
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has awarded more than $2.8 million to University of South Florida College of Nursing to study memory and concentration among breast cancer survivors using a meditation-based stress reduction intervention.
USF Nursing receives $2.7 million NIH grant to study preterm infants
The National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) has awarded more than $2.7 million to University of South Florida College of Nursing to study preterm infants’ gut microbiome and its effect on their growth and development.
Dr. Denise Maguire receives grant from USF Health
Denise Maguire, PhD, RN, CNL, assistant professor at USF Nursing, received a $15,000 grant from USF Health Women’s Collaborative Foundation to study infants with neonatal abstinence syndrome.
Early evaluation and prompt first aid of snake bites reduces venom effect, USF Nursing reports
To help nurses provide more accurate assessment of snake bite wounds, Stephen Mcghee, MSc, Bsc, PGCE, RNT, RN, VR, instructor at USF College of Nursing, conducted a literature review showing that early assessment and effective first aid of patients with snake-bites reduces chances of envenomation.

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Associate Dean's Blog

Associate Dean of Research & Innovation, Cindy Munro, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, FAAN, leads the College toward creating the research that improves health.

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