Mescia_N
Visiting Instructor, Health Sciences and Human Performance

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Box: 30F
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 257-5076
nmescia@ut.edu

Nadine D. Mescia


Education
1990 The Johns Hopkins University, MHS
1988 Stetson University, B.A.
Courses Taught
Human Anatomy and Physiology 1 and 2 
Human Anatomy and Physiology Labs 1 and 2
Medical Technology
Health Science  
Career Specialties
Personal Health and Wellness, Public Health Workforce Development, Allied Health and Health Sciences, Health Education, Disaster Behavioral Health, Psychological First Aid, Stress Management and Self-Care, Instructional Design and Delivery, Curriculum Development, College Teaching, Training, Faculty Development
Professional and Community Activities:

Frahm, K.A., Alsac-Seitz, B. Mescia, N., Brown, L.M., Hyer, K., Liburd, D., Rogoff, D.P. & Troutman, A. (2013). Florida Public Health Training Center: Evidence-Based Online Mentor Program. Journal of Continuing Higher Education.

Mescia, N.D. Disaster Behavioral Health First Aid Specialist Training for Responders (RFAST). Paper presented at the 20th Annual Governor's Hurricane Conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, May 2006.

Mescia, N.D., Baggerly, J.N., Ruzycki, S. Haney, M., Reid, W.M., Hyer, K., and Brown, L. Disaster mental health preparation and response: Hurricanes and the roles of the Florida Center for Public Health Preparedness (FCPHP), Florida Department of Health, and trainees of the FCPHP. Paper presented at the 133rd annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Philadelphia, PA, December 2005.

Reid, W.M., Ruzycki, S., Haney, M.L., Brown, L.M., Baggerly, ., Mescia, N.D., & Hyer, K. (2005). Disaster mental health training in Florida and the response to the 2004 hurricanes. The Journal of Public Health Management & Practice, November (Supplement: S57-S62).

Reid, W.M., Mescia, N.D., Ruzycki, S., Baggerly, J., & Landis, D.C. Impact of disaster mental health training in response to 2004 hurricanes in Florida. Paper presented as part of the Symposium Hurricanes 2004: Disaster Impact on Residents, Providers, Residential Healthcare Facilities, Annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC, August 2005.

Mescia, N.D., et al. Disaster Behavioral Health First Aid Specialist Training (BFAST). Paper presented at the 19th Annual Governor's Hurricane Conference, Tampa, FL, May 2005.

Reid, W.M., Mescia, N.D., and Haney, M. Disaster mental health training in Florida: Hurricane Response and Behavioral Health First Aid Specialist Training. Paper presented at the 4th UCLA Conference on Public Health Disasters, Woodland Hills, CA, May 2005.

Baggerly, J.N., and Mescia, N.D. Disaster Behavioral Health First Aid Specialist Training with Children (CFAST). Paper presented at the 19th Annual Governor's hurricane Conference, Tampa, FL, May 2005.

Mescia, N.D., et al. Basic Disaster Life Support (BDLS). Paper presented at the Weapons of Mass Destruction Conference, Tampa, FL, January 2004.

Mescia, N.D., et al. Public Health Trauma Intervention Specialist Training: A collaborative model for preparing practitioners to manage and respond to the psychological trauma of terrorism. Paper presented at the 131st annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, San Francisco, CA, November 2003.

Honors and Awards
USF Health Outstanding Staff Award