Caregiver Heart Health / Life Origins-Meteorite (rebroadcast)

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.

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.

Video Extras

A Demonstration of the CareAlert System

Video Extras

Are You Right for the USF Health Caregiver Study?

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

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

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
Life Origins-Meteorite
Matthew Pasek, Asst. Prof., USF Dept. of Geology
Pasek's article in the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV since 2007. He has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992.

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