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Back in Action: College of Nursing Research Summit Commences after COVID-19 Pause

Following a brief hiatus in 2020 when it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Nursing’s Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship resumed this year for its 17th edition. During the event on April 16, faculty, students, clinicians and interdisciplinary professionals alike showcased cutting-edge research and changes…

Angela Godwin Beoku-Betts honored as outstanding young alumni

Gator Nurse Angela Godwin Beoku-Betts (BSN ’04) was one of 40 University of Florida alumni who received this year’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Beoku-Betts currently lives in New York, where she is a clinical assistant professor at NYU. Q: What is your career point of pride?A: “The numerous nursing…

DNP Program Remains Top in Florida for 2021.

The University of Florida College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, or DNP, remained the top in the state and was the 24th-highest ranked public program nationally, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings. The College of Nursing is ranked No. 36 among…

A statement from the UF College of Nursing condemning hate and racial violence.

Compassion, empathy and kindness are critical elements in caring for patients as nurses. But those are also critical elements to possess as humans, which is why the recent senseless acts of violence on our Asian American Pacific Islander community –  in particular, the heartbreaking news of the recent deadly shooting…

One Year Later | COVID-19

Dear Gator Nurses, In January 2020, we were excited for the recognition and opportunities made possible through the World Health Organization’s designation of The Year of the Nurse and Midwife. A little over one year ago, we looked forward to celebrating our accomplishments together and further advancing our college and…

UF College of Nursing’s NIH Research Ranking Continues to Rise

For the third consecutive year, the University of Florida College of Nursing experienced significant growth in National Institutes of Health funding and national rankings. The College of Nursing now ranks in the top 20, landing at No. 18 nationally, No. 12 among public colleges of nursing and No. 1 in…

Keesha Roach, PhD, RN, receives notification of research project award

Congratulations to Gator Nursing faculty member Dr. Keesha Roach! She received award notification for a research project she applied for as part of her participation in the Programs to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research-Functional and Translational Genomics program through the National Heart,…

International Experts Discuss Artificial Intelligence and Precision Nursing at Virtual Informatics Symposium

Experts representing various countries and universities brought their knowledge together to present a robust program on informatics, precision nursing and artificial intelligence for the University of Florida College of Nursing’s 2021 Rita Kobb Nursing and Health Informatics National Symposium. Due to COVID-19, the symposium was held virtually, which allowed easier…