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UTA In The News — Friday, February 12, 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

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Geriatric nursing research

A UTA renowned nursing researcher is part of a team that found a daily dose of beetroot juice significantly improved exercise endurance and blood pressure in elderly patients with heart failure, reported. Mark Haykowsky, nursing professor and the UTA Moritz Chair of Geriatric Nursing Research, was part of the team that published the study online in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology-Heart Failure. Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center led the study.

Nursing program excellence

UTA’s online Master of Science in Nursing program ranked as one of the best in the country, San Angelo LIVE! Reported. released its 2016 rankings recently.

Safer cold therapy

UTA and UT Austin researchers are developing what are believed to be the first formal protocols for effective and safe use of cold therapy and a state-of-the-art cryotherapy device that can stimulate blood flow to keep tissue healthy and minimize potential side effects, the Cryogenic Society of America website reported. Matthew Brothers, an associate professor of kinesiology in the UTA College of Nursing and Health Innovation, is co-investigator on the project

Arts in the neighborhood

A UTA study that examines the connection between arts organizations, neighborhood diversity and communities' economic fortunes was explored in depth in a column by Richard Florida, in The Atlantic's CityLab. Nicole Foster and James Murdoch III, students in UTA's College of Architecture, Planning and Public Affairs when the study was published, and former UTA planning professor Carl Grodach, published the study. Florida is a former UTA visiting professor.

Alumnus named police chief

Charlie Cato was hired as Mesquite's new police chief, the Mesquite News reported. Cato, a Dallas first assistant chief, is a UTA graduate.