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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…

This November, I Am Thankful to be Advocating for Health Care Equity

Assistant Professor Lisa Scarton, PhD, RN, speaks about what the month of November means to her. November is one of my favorite times of year: It is both Native American Heritage Month and Diabetes Awareness Month, and these events are of personal importance to me. During Native American Heritage Month,…

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…

A Letter from the Heart: Celebrating World Heart Day

Associate Professor Jennifer Dungan, MSN, PhD, recently created the below story in honor of World Heart Day: Each year on Sept. 29, World Heart Day is celebrated around the globe. This event is dedicated to increasing local, national and worldwide awareness of a condition deadlier than all forms of…

Nurses in our Neighborhoods: How Gator Nursing Students are Impacting the Community

By Kyle Chambers From rural health centers to school clinics, Florida’s nurses work tirelessly to meet the need for quality health care for underserved populations However, the newest graduating class of Gator Nurses has already emerged as a driving force for promoting healthy living throughout local communities across the state.

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”…