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DNP program moves up in national rankings

The UF College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program remained the top-ranked DNP program in Florida and moved up to #24 nationally in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings, up from #28 last year. “As the top D.N.P. program in the state and No. 24 nationally, the UF College…

Spring Break Study Abroad: Grenada 2019

A group of six University of Florida College of Nursing BSN students will spend their spring break in the Caribbean. Led by Dr. Paula Delpech, the Gator Nurses hit the road for the island of Grenada March 1 for the nine-day educational service trip. Delpech, a native of Trinidad, boasts research and scholarship interests that…

Wilkie co-leading grant to establish a cancer health equity center

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida and partner institutions. The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and Engagement, or CaRE2, Health Equity Center will be an interdisciplinary, intercollegiate effort involving researchers from UF, Florida A&M University and the University of…

Kelly receives NINR grant to study Hematopoietic Cell Transplant

University of Florida College of Nursing Assistant Professor Debra Lynch Kelly, Ph.D., R.N. O.C.N., and her interdisciplinary team received a $419,375 award over two years from the National Institute of Nursing Research to fund the R21 study titled “Developing the Biobehavioral Foundation for Self-Management of Psychoneurological Symptoms in Hematopoietic Cell Transplant Survivors.” Hematopoietic Cell Transplant, or…