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UF Nursing Welcomes AI Pioneer Lisiane Pruinelli

The University of Florida College of Nursing recently welcomed its newest artificial intelligence expert, Lisiane Pruinelli, PhD, RN, FAMIA, as an associate professor in the Family Health and Community Science Department. Before coming to UF, Pruinelli was part of the University of Minnesota faculty, where she most recently served as…

UF College of Nursing, UF Health nursing, honored for academic partnership

Anna McDaniel (left) and Irene Alexaitis pose with the New Era for Academic Nursing Award. In recognition of their exceptional academic nursing partnership, the UF College of Nursing and UF Health Nursing have been selected to receive the New Era for Academic Nursing Award by the American Association of Colleges…

UF Nursing’s BSN Program Ranked No. 1 in Florida for 2023

The University of Florida College of Nursing’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program was ranked No. 1 in Florida, No. 5 among public institutions and No. 22 nationally by U.S. News & World Report for Best Colleges 2023. The college’s BSN program now ranks in the top 3% out…

UF College of Nursing receives $3.6 million to address nurse shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on health care has made it more important than ever for nursing schools to educate the next generation of front-line providers. Now, thanks to an effort by Florida lawmakers to combat the nursing shortage, the University of Florida College of Nursing plans to build a “pipeline”…

UF nursing researcher gets to the ‘heart’ of cardiac health disparities

When diagnostic tests for the heart were first created, scientists at the time did not fully consider that no two bodies are the same, especially between the sexes. According to University of Florida College of Nursing associate professor Jennifer Dungan, Ph.D., M.S.N., B.S.N, many of the current symptom…

UF Online Rises to Fourth in the Nation for Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

The University of Florida sets a new standard as a modern research university, receiving national recognition for both traditional classroom programs and online pathways. UF Online, UF’s online undergraduate experience, has now risen to No. 4 in the country for best online bachelor’s programs according to…

Honoring Gator Nursing Veterans

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has several similarities to the military. Both are structured, challenging, require teamwork and discipline, and, above all else, can mean the difference between life and death.