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Dean Anna McDaniel named Linda Harman Aiken Professor

Dean Anna McDaniel presents alumna Linda Harman Aiken with the Dorothy Smith Legacy Award in February 2016. University of Florida College of Nursing Dean Anna M. McDaniel, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, has been named the Linda Harman Aiken Professor. Alumna Linda Aiken, Ph.D., R.N., announced a $1 million gift in…

Our 60th Anniversary: A Tribute to how Gator Nurses LEAD

As the College celebrates its 60th anniversary, we devote time to celebrating each concept in our tri-part motto: CARE. LEAD. INSPIRE. Here is the second of several videos highlighting these concepts, focusing on LEAD. Our students, faculty, graduates and supporters LEAD in every part of health care, whether as CEO’s…

Parker Elected as Fellow of American Academy of Nursing

Clinical Associate Professor Leslie Parker, Ph.D., A.R.N.P., from the University of Florida College of Nursing was elected as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She will be officially honored as a fellow at the American Academy of Nursing’s annual conference in October. The academy honors individuals who…

Diana Wilkie works to bring palliative care to forefront

Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, Prairieview Trust-Earl and Margo Powers Endowed Professor, College of Nursing Diana Wilkie firmly believes that palliative care isn’t only for people with life-threatening illnesses. While some associate palliative care primarily with end-of-life care, she says it should be available to anyone…

Carlin Receives UF Health Shands Award

Bonnie Carlin, RN, MSN Bonnie Carlin, MSN, RN, Clinical Assistant Professor, has been recognized with the UF Health Shands Rose Rivers Chrysalis Award for Evolving Research for her project, “Health System and Academic Partnerships-The APU Model.”  Carlin has served as the faculty coordinator for the Academic Partnership Unit (APU)–a new…

Our 60th Anniversary: A Tribute to how Gator Nurses CARE

As the College celebrates its 60th anniversary, we devote time to celebrating each concept in our tri-part motto: CARE. LEAD. INSPIRE. Here is the first of several videos highlighting these concepts, beginning with CARE. Our students, faculty, graduates and supporters CARE about our patients, our communities, each other and the…

Horgas Receives Grant to Study Pain in Alzheimer’s Patients

Associate Professor Ann Horgas, PhD, RN, FAAN, has received a $249,436 Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program grant from the Florida Department of Health. The grant will fund research studying whether a prescribed medication treatment can effectively reduce pain and behavior disruptions in nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s…

Yoon Named Research Foundation Professor

Saun-joo Yoon, PD, RN, associate professor, was named a UF Research Foundation Professor for 2016-2019. Yoon was one of 34 UF faculty members recognized for a distinguished record of research and a strong research agenda that will likely lead to continued distinction in her field. Yoon focuses on symptom…

Lucero Receives Grant to Partner with UF Health

Associate Professor Robert Lucero, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.,  will direct a project funded by the  UF Health Shands Board Quasi Endowment Fund for 2016. The project is Strengthening the UF Health Nursing Academic Partnership Phase III: Generating Practice-based Evidence for Quality Improvement. The purpose of this project is to extend the…