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UF classes cancelled Wednesday, Sept. 4

UF classes cancelled Wednesday, Sept. 4, but campus is open for faculty and staff. More at https://updates.emergency.ufl.edu/ The UF College of Nursing’s Archer Family Health Care is open. Call 352-265-2550 or visit https://afhc.nursing.ufl.edu

Nursing Theorist and Living Legend Teaches Students to Care At BSN Convocation

For years, nurses have been studying Jean Watson’s Theory of Human Caring, pouring over how to keep caring as the essence of nursing. During the first week of the fall semester, the College of Nursing hosted Watson as part of the BSN Convocation. Throughout different opportunities during her visit, students and faculty were able to…

The Gator Nurse Summer 2019

The summer issue of The Gator Nurse magazine is now online! Read the cover story on the nursing shortage, meet our new faculty, find out how two Florida alumni have partnered to help African organizations. Read online now: http://gatornurse.nursing.ufl.edu

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…

Leslie Parker Named Faculty Mentor of the Year

Clinical Associate Professor Leslie Parker, PhD, APRN (NNP-BC), FAAN, was selected for the University of Florida Undergraduate Faculty Advising/Mentor Award for 2018/2019. In the nomination letter for Parker, Department Chair and Associate Professor Ann Horgas, RN, PhD, FGSA, FAAN, wrote that Parker “engages students in her research, facilitates their ‘ownership’ of their research projects and…

Stacciarini Named a UF Research Foundation Professor

The University of Florida Research Foundation has named 32 faculty members as UFRF Professors for 2019-2022. College of Nursing Associate Professor Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN, FAAN was selected for her established research in the area of health disparities and culturally sensitive care for underrepresented and minority populations in rural areas. The UFRF recognition goes to…

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…