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 #24 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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College of Nursing news

The Gator Nurse Summer 2019

Category: Alumni and Friends

The summer issue of The Gator Nurse magazine is now online! Read the cover story on the nursing shortage, meet our new faculty, find out how two…

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Stacciarini Named Assistant Dean for Diversity…

Category: Faculty

Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN, FAAN has been named the College of Nursing’s Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Global Affairs…

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UF nursing researcher’s findings upend routine…

Category: Faculty

A new study at the University of Florida has found evidence that may invalidate a routine procedure that has been performed for decades on extremely…

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College of Nursing upcoming Events

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Upcoming Events!

Check out upcoming events at the College of Nursing for students, alumni, friends and faculty!

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BSN, DNP and PhD

New Student Orientation

We’re gearing up to welcome the newest batch of Gator Nurses this fall!

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Alumni Reunion

Register now for the College of Nursing’s 2019 Alumni Reunion, held Sept. 21 in the Harrell Medical Education Building.

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Go Gators!

UF Homecoming

This year, the Gators will take on Auburn for Homecoming. You won’t want to miss all the events surrounded this annual celebration of being a Gator!

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Meet our faculty

Executive Associate Dean, Thomas M. and Irene B. Kirbo Endowed Chair

Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN

Dr. Lyon serves as the college’s executive associate dean and the Thomas M. and Irene B. Kirbo Endowed Chair. She recently received a UF Faculty Enhancement Opportunity to enhance her professional career goals and those of the university overall.

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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.