On Television

CareAlert system (right) and one of the sleep therapy studies (photo courtesy USF Health)
Caregiver Heart Health
The USF College of Nursing is conducting a study of caregivers for people with dementia, and they’re looking for volunteers. Find out more on University Beat on WUSF TV.

On the Radio

Rock from the Archean eon (2.5 to 4 billion years ago) found in Australia analyzed for phosphorus (courtesy Matthew Pasek)
Life Origins-Meteorite (rebroadcast from June 10, 2013)

This week’s University Beat rebroadcast introduces you to Matthew Pasek, a USF geology professor whose research on sites around the world has detected evidence that a key element in the origins of life on Earth was carried here on meteorites. Join us on WUSF 89.7 as we shed light on a three and a half billion year old mystery.

Program Schedule

Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:45 AM and 8:45 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Monday just before 10:30 PM
- Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week

Video extras

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Dr. Deborah Rowe, professor and endowed chair at the USF College of Nursing, demonstrates the CareAlert system to WUSF's Mark Schreiner.

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Dr. Rowe talks about who should enroll in the USF Health NIA-funded study and what will be required of them.


For more information

Caregiver Heart Health
For more information about the study, contact USF College of Nursing Research Project Manager Brandi Mallek at 813-974-1827 or bmallek@health.usf.edu.

Life Origins-Meteorite
Matthew Pasek, Asst. Prof., USF Dept. of Geology
813-974-8979 mpasek@usf.edu

Pasek's article in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences



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