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Black History Month Research Spotlights: Lakeshia Cousin and Dany Fanfan

Lakeshia Cousin Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC has placed her commitment to health equity above all else. The assistant professor is currently researching ways to not only improve health outcomes for African Americans, but also inspire bright futures for a diverse nursing workforce. Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC While working…

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 Podcast | DEI Discussion

We are pleased to announce the latest UF College of Nursing podcast with the work of our fantastic EMBRACE students. Karisa Meeks and Kota Friedman are back, and this time they have a special guest and former Gator Nurse Rose Ohara-Jolly.  Jolly is the director of planned parenthood in Alaska. In this podcast,…

Black History Month: UF Nursing Researchers Advance Health Equity

In honor of Black History Month, we caught up with Assistant Professors Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, and Staja “Star” Booker, PhD, RN, to get an inside look at their exciting research on Black health equity. They will present the symposium, “Strong Black Woman and Black Masculinity Frameworks to Advance…

Nurses Leading Change

Committed to growing the next generation of nurses who care, lead and inspire, the College of Nursing is dedicated to fostering an environment that strongly supports diversity, inclusion and equity. Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN, FAAN, associate dean for diversity, inclusion and engagement, has helped the college reaffirm its pledge to…