CARE, LEAD, INSPIRE

The UF College of Nursing is driven to transform health through innovative practice, preeminent research and exceptional academic programs.

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academic Programs

BSN

The BSN degree is the critical first step for a career in professional nursing. The UF BSN is offered through three different programs to meet the needs of aspiring nurses.

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DNP

Our DNP program is ranked #1 in the state and #36 nationally. This practice-focused doctorate is designed to prepare expert nurses in specialized advanced practice roles.

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PhD

PhD students are actively involved with nursing and interdisciplinary research taking place in one of the most comprehensive academic health care centers in the Southeast.

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What will your six-word story be?

Juneteenth Activation Project

We invite all students, faculty and staff to join us in engaging in an activation project to address anti-racism through the Six-Word Story, which has grown in popularity as a form of narrative.

Promoting Social Justice and Health Equity

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THOMAS M. AND IRENE B. KIRBO INNOVATION AND LEARNING LABORATORY

University of Florida College of Nursing students and faculty can now hone their skills using the latest technology in patient safety and learning assessment following an extensive overhaul of teaching space at the college to build a leading-edge simulation and learning center.

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Important updates on COVID-19

Here at the College of Nursing, the safety and well-being of our students, faculty, staff and community are top priority.

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College of Nursing news

UF Nursing faculty and students embrace research…

University of Florida College of Nursing researchers collaborated with a recent Bachelor of Science in Nursing graduate and an interdisciplinary team…

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‘Where I wanted to be’

DNP student Taylor Bell, BSN, RN, reflects on the journey that made health care his calling By Kyle Chambers At the age of 15, Taylor Bell saw…

UF Nursing Receives Prestigious Jonas…

Two individuals with the University of Florida College of Nursing have been selected for Jonas Philanthropies opportunities. First-year PhD student…

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College of Nursing Events

Summer 2021

SUMMER GRADUATION WEEKEND

Nearly 2,600 candidates for undergraduate, and professional degrees will be recognized and celebrated throughout graduation weekend! Congratulations to our Gator Nursing graduates and guests!

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Meet our faculty

Keesha Roach, PhD, RN

Dr. Keesha Roach is an assistant professor within the college and a chronic pain researcher. The overarching goal of her research is to understand a combination of omics and biopsychological factors related to pain phenotypes in adults and older adults who have chronic pain, particularly sickle cell disease. Dr. Roach collaborates in other areas of pain research including vulvodynia, osteoarthritis, and cancer.

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COLLEGE OF NURSING MAGAZINE

The Gator Nurse

Catch up on all College of Nursing news, including alumni, faculty and student achievements. Published every spring, summer and fall!

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SUPPORT THE FUTURE OF NURSING

Generosity That Inspires and Transforms

Private support can assist the college with the recruitment and retention of much-needed faculty to teach the best and brightest students, to conduct innovative research and provide the most advanced clinical training for our future nurses.

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The Doctor of Nursing Practice and baccalaureate programs at the University of Florida College of Nursing are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, 655 K Street NW, Suite 750, Washington, DC 20001, 202-887-6791.