Sally Bethart, MSN, ARNP

Clinical Assistant Professor

PO Box 100187
Gainesville, FL 32610-0187
HPNP 4203

Telephone: 352-273-6372
Fax: 352-273-6536


Professor Bethart teaches community health nursing and is the course coordinator for the Professional Socialization courses.


Professor Bethart is a current PhD student in Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing.  Her research focus is on transgender health.


Professor Bethart has extensive ties in the Gainesville community.  She works closely with the Alachua County Health Department Minority AIDS Program, Peaceful Paths Domestic Violence Shelter and the Woodlawn Park Boys and Girls Club.  She is also a member of the UF LGBT Concerns committee, the College of Nursing Academic Affairs Committee and College of Nursing International Affairs Committee.

Area of expertise

Professor Bethart’s expertise is in community and public health.  She spent 10 years at the Alachua County Health Department in various capacities.  She worked both as an RN and Family Nurse Practitioner in the HIV, STD, and Women’s Health clinics.   She has expertise in home visiting, epidemiology and outbreak investigations, bioterrorism and emergency preparedness.  She also has international nursing experience working in Haiti and Kenya.


Professor Bethart received her BSN (1996) and her MSN (2006) from the University of Florida.  She is also nationally board certified by ANCC as an Advance Public Health Nurse.