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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…

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…

UF PhD students receive Jonas Scholar grants to support nursing studies

Cassandre Jean-Antoine (L) and Anastasiya Ferrell The University of Florida College of Nursing was once again awarded an educational development grant from the Jonas Scholar program that will allow two doctoral students to receive $10,000 scholarships over the next two years for their studies. PhD students Cassandre Jean-Antoine and Anastasiya…

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…

Schentrup Selected for Prestigious Leadership Program

Clinical Associate Professor Denise Schentrup has been accepted as a Duke-Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership Program fellow of 2016-17. This year-long program includes participation in three leadership development retreats, distance learning session, and commitment to implement a transformational health project. Schentrup is the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs at the…

Pieper Honored as Fellow of AANP

Clinical Associate Professor Pamela Pieper, PhD, ARNP has been named a fellow of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners.  The purpose of the AANP Fellows is to impact national and global health by engaging recognized nurse practitioners to lead new initiatives and support the AANP mission. Pieper will officially be…