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Rachel Rivera

Debra Lyon joins the NRCS Study Section standing panel

We are pleased to share that Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FAAN, will join the Nursing and Related Clinical Sciences Study Section (NRCS) standing panel and will serve a four-year term as of July 2020! Her membership on the standing panel involves a commitment to attend three in-person review meetings during her term. The…

2020 Florida Blue Health Innovation Challenge

Gator Nurse Shayna Rabess (RN-BSN 2010) learned last week that her project – “Implementation of a Transitional Care Model (TCM) in the Heart Failure Population” – has been selected to take part in the 2020 Florida Blue Health Innovation Challenge.  Over $25 billion is spent on preventable complications…

Two UFCON alumni were Nightingale Award recipients

The year 2020 has appropriately been deemed the “Year of the Nurse”, honoring the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale’s birth, and recognizing nursing’s commitment to improving the health and wellness of patients all over the world. As we continue to acknowledge the leadership, excellence, and innovations in nursing, UF Health…

Faculty member received $50,000 in competitive funding

Lisa Scarton, PhD, BSN , assistant professor, was notified that she would receive $50,000 in competitive funding from the UF Health Cancer Center Cancer Population Sciences program. Her study, A Nurse-led Intervention in…

College of Nursing faculty members promoted

Two of our Biobehavioral Nursing Science faculty members were awarded promotion from the University of Florida for the 2019-20 cycle. Image Gallery Joyce Stechmiller Debra Lynch Kelly Joyce Stechmiller, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN was promoted to professor Debra Lynch Kelly, PhD, RN, OCN, CNE, FAAN was promoted to associate professor with…

UF Online RN to BSN Nursing Alum Continues to Further Her Education

The phrase “not all heroes wear capes, some wear scrubs” is one that Amelia Nichols Alava may hear more than once as a nurse at UF Health Shands Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. At the hospital, Amelia serves as a clinical leader for the Burn Center, which specializes in helping…

College of Nursing Faculty Featured in Explore Magazine

The spring 2020 issue of the Explore Magazine highlights how four College of Nursing research faculty are working hard to study and improve technology that will help patients receive the best possible health care. The article, “…

VIRTUAL PINNING CELEBRATION

spring 2020 pinning celebration message To our Gator Nursing Traditional BSN graduates Pinning Ceremonies are a wonderful tradition that has been held within our college for many years. The ceremony…

President Fuchs Pinning Celebration Message

in honor of your virtual pinning celebration Greetings Gator nursing students! I am delighted to celebrate and congratulate you on reaching this milestone of your pinning ceremony! I know that,…