Research Enterprise


Consistent with its mission of preparing 21st-century nurses to improve health care throughout the world, the College of Nursing pursues research in a wide variety of areas. Faculty and students are challenged to analyze problems, discover new findings, and collaborate with colleagues throughout USF Health to pursue a host of research projects related to cardiovascular health, cancer prevention and management, chronic illness, caregiver support, biobehavioral mechanisms, and many other issues.

The College of Nursing houses a biobehavioral lab with 2,000 dedicated square feet of space. It contains state-of-the art equipment for conducting assays, such as inflammatory markers, stress hormones, proteomics, microbiome, and genetics.


Research News

3/26/2019
USF College of Nursing Professor Cecile Lengacher, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAPOS, will be awarded one of nursing’s highest professional achievements this summer when she is inducted into the International Nurs … [read more]
3/7/2019
USF College of Nursing doctoral student Tina Mason, MSN, ARNP, AOCN®, AOCNS®, has been selected for the Clinical Nurse Specialist Institute’s inaugural class of fellows.   Mason is among 38 high … [read more]
3/7/2019
USF College of Nursing student Dany Fanfan was selected as the top student poster during the Southern Nursing Research Society’s 33rd annual conference in Orlando from Feb. 27 to March 1.   Fanf … [read more]
3/4/2019
USF Health Research Day 2019 was an opportunity for the institution’s best and brightest to present their scientific findings. The health leaders of tomorrow and today united at the preeminent researc … [read more]