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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 #28 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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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

College of Nursing Celebrates Inclusivity in…

Leading by example, the College of Nursing reaffirmed its commitment to diversity and inclusion in nursing education with a recent “Diversity in…

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College of Nursing Researchers Awarded $2.9…

Six University of Florida College of Nursing researchers received nearly $3 million in combined funding awards to support their scholarship from…

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Back in Action: College of Nursing Research…

Following a brief hiatus in 2020 when it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Nursing’s Research Summit and Malasanos…

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College of Nursing Events

Spring 2021

SNIDER-IRVING INNOVATION & LEARNING LAB CHALLENGE

Together, Professors Emeriti Dr. Jo Snider and Jodi Irving have been educating and inspiring Gator Nurses for over 100 years!

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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.