USF computer science students and alumni are helping disabled patients stand and walk again with therapeutic video games that build patients’ strength and agility.
Some families traveled for days to meet USF nursing alumna Suzanne Grant ’71 and her medical team. The patients were children, mostly, with maladies like clubbed feet, poorly healed fractures, and, in the case of one young man, a severe machete wound from being attacked.
USF was recognized as one of the healthiest workplaces in the country and was recently honored for its innovation and overall approach to health and wellness by the American Heart Association (AHA).
The university’s governing body, the USF Board of Trustees, has elected Stephen Hamill JD ’78 as chairman.