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UF College of Nursing receives $3.6 million to address nurse shortage

The COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on health care has made it more important than ever for nursing schools to educate the next generation of front-line providers. Now, thanks to an effort by Florida lawmakers to combat the nursing shortage, the University of Florida College of Nursing plans to build a “pipeline”…

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,…

Duckworth, Love to be Inducted as American Academy of Nursing Fellows

Recognized for their clinical and research excellence, two University of Florida College of Nursing faculty members will be recognized as fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. Rene Love, PhD, DNP, PMHNP-BC, FNAP, FAANP, associate dean for academic affairs – graduate clinical education, and Laurie Duckworth, PhD, APRN, FNP-C, clinical…

Mama Sue: Nurse, educator and vaccinator

By: Matthew Walker Sue Greishaw, B.S.N., F.N.P., came out of retirement to help vaccinate people against COVID-19. When Sue Greishaw, B.S.N., F.N.P., moved to Gainesville from Virginia to continue her already well-established nursing career, she could not have foreseen the twists and turns, and, ultimately, the rewards, that…

UF nursing students, researchers EMBRACE collaboration for palliative care

Through a collaboration, University of Florida College Nursing students had the opportunity to work with and learn from seasoned researchers on a successful pilot study that found potential mutual benefits of caregivers giving daily massages to patients receiving hospice and palliative care.   Recent College of Nursing BSN students Kristina…

UF nursing researcher gets to the ‘heart’ of cardiac health disparities

When diagnostic tests for the heart were first created, scientists at the time did not fully consider that no two bodies are the same, especially between the sexes. According to University of Florida College of Nursing associate professor Jennifer Dungan, Ph.D., M.S.N., B.S.N, many of the current symptom…

UF College of Nursing Alumnus Named to the Gator100

Recognizing his exceptional entrepreneurship and innovative spirit, UF College of Nursing alumnus, Larry Siegel was named a Gator100. The Gator100 list serves as the University of Florida’s premier entrepreneurial awards program and recognizes the 100 fastest-growing, Gator-owned or led businesses in the world. Siegel was officially honored for his achievement…