The University of South Florida announced Tuesday that Usha Menon would serve as dean for its College of Nursing and senior associate vice president of USF Health.
Menon, who served as interim dean for the college since February, joined USF Health in 2018 as vice dean of research for the college. She has previously served as associate dean of research and global innovation at the University of Arizona-Tucson’s College of Nursing and vice dean of the Ohio State College of Nursing. She was also co-principal investigator of an National Institutes of Health-funded program designed to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs by creating a one million person detailed clinical database.
Menon, a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing, a recipient of the National Institutes of Health National Research Service Award and an inductee of the Sigma Theta Tau International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame, has won about $60