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Stacciarini Named Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Global Affairs

Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN, FAAN has been named the College of Nursing’s Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Global Affairs. Stacciarini has served as the college’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion for three years and has led the EMBRACE program, which provides faculty mentorship and research opportunities for underrepresented BSN students, since its inception. As…

UF nursing researcher’s findings upend routine feeding procedure for preterm infants

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 preterm infants. Because extremely premature infants are too immature to feed by mouth, neonatal intensive care units nourish these babies through feeding tubes placed down the nose or mouth through…

Innovative Nursing Diversity Program Serves as National Model

UF College of Nursing undergraduate students in the EMBRACE program participate in a faculty mentoring session with Associate Professor Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, and Clinical Assistant Professor Paula Delpech, Ph.D., R.N., APRN. To foster and encourage an environment of diversity and inclusion, the University of Florida College of Nursing has created an innovative research…

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…

Giving Day

Thank you to all who gave during the inaugural Gator Nation Giving Day Feb. 26! Official numbers are still being tallied, but Gator Nurses certainly answered the call to “Stand Up and Holler!” Because of your generosity, College of Nursing students have access to the best resources and faculty who Care, Lead and Inspire.Thank you!

DNP Residency Reflection

“My experience in the DNP residency with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in Washington, D.C., taught me that my responsibility goes beyond the provider’s office.” — Ulyana Arzamasova, UF College of Nursing DNP student