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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…

Citty Bridges Education, Research and Patient Care

Sandra Citty, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing. A step toward better health Nursing professor working to improve processes regarding nutritional supplements By Veronica Garcia Sandra Wolfe Citty, Ph.D., R.N., ARNP-BC, has been involved in health care from the start. Her parents owned a medical transcription…

Faculty Receive the 2016 SNRS Research in Nursing and Health Authorship Award

Several College of Nursing faculty authored a paper which recently received the 2016 Southern Nursing Research Society’s Research in Nursing and Health Authorship Award. The lead author was Assistant Professor Brian Ahn,  and co-authors included Joyce Stechmiller, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Debra Lyon, Kirbo Endowed Chair and Executive Associate…

Ahn Selected for SNRS Early Investigator Award

Assistant Professor Brian Ahn, PhD, ARNP was selected for the Southern Nursing Research Society’s 2016 Early Investigator Award. The SNRS Early Science Investigator Award seeks to recognize the contributions of a nurse scientist early in her/his research career, who shows potential to develop a sustained program of research to enhance nursing science and practice.

Celebrating Nurse Practitioners

Dr. Cynthia Figueroa (L) and Dr. Stacia Hays are College of Nursing faculty and nurse practitioners. National Nurse Practitioner Week takes place November 8-14 each year to raise awareness about the care offered by Nurse Practitioners. Drs. Cynthia (Cindi) Figueroa, Ph.D., ARNP, ANP-BC and Stacia Hays, DNP, ARNP, PNP-BC, are College…

Students Honored with FNA Scholarships

Congratulations to the following College of Nursing students who received 2015 Florida Nurses Foundation scholarships and grants. Deborah Walker of Lee County, University of Florida, received the Undine Sams and Friends Scholarship (District 5 Charitable Trust). Abbey Gunderson of Lee County, University of Florida, received the District 6 (formerly District…