Anita Stephen, MSN, RN, CNL

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Florida
1225 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610
HPNP 3240

Telephone: 352-273-6328
Fax: 352-273-6536


Professor Stephen teaches Introduction to Professional Nursing, clinical skills lab, clinical at Shands Hospital, and simulation. Previously, she worked at Shands for 19 years in various roles, most recently as a Nurse Educator.


Professor Stephen is on the undergraduate admissions advisory committee and is a nominating committee member. She is also Treasurer and faculty counselor for the Alpha Theta Tau, the local chapter of  Sigma Theta Tau International, and a CPR instructor.

Clinical practice area/expertise

Her clinical expertise is in adult Medical-Surgical and Surgical Intensive Care Nursing.


Professor Stephen earned her BSN from Dominican College, in Blauvelt, New York, and her MSN from the University of Florida. She earned her Clinical Nurse Leader Certification in 2010.