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Pascale Bélony honored as outstanding young alumni

We are thrilled to recognize Gator Nurse Pascale Bélony (BSN 2018) today as the College of Nursing’s University of Florida Alumni Association’s 40 Gators Under 40 honoree. Bélony is a surgical nurse at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach and represented her home country Haiti in the 70th Miss Universe…

UF College of Nursing and UF Health Call for Demonstration Project Proposals

We are pleased to announce a first-of-its-kind opportunity for UF College of Nursing faculty and UF Health nurses to apply for internal funding for nursing research and innovation projects. There will be a total of six awards granted with up to $10,000 in funding for each award. Submissions are due…

Lyon Named to International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Acknowledging the impact her research has had on the production and promotion of nursing science, UF College of Nursing Executive Associate Dean and Kirbo Endowed Chair Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN, has been named a Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing International Nurse Researcher Hall of…

Alumna, Cathy Campbell, receives prestigious award at UVA

Cathy Campbell (BSN 1986, MSN 2000 & DNP 2004), associate professor of nursing and department chair at the University of Virginia School of Nursing recently received the University of Virginia Health’s 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Award, the health system’s biggest annual equity and inclusion award. She was one of…

Cousin Receives Institutional CTSI Scholar Award

Assistant Professor Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, is the recipient of an Institutional CTSI Scholar Award funded by the UF Health Cancer Center. Cousin’s research focuses on reducing morbidity and mortality risk in older African American breast cancer survivors by developing culturally tailored interventions to improve mental and…

Ukraine: Message of Support from Dean McDaniel

After a very trying two years, I know we are all weary of distressing news. However, the recent events taking place in Ukraine are especially harrowing. I want to offer support to any College of Nursing students, faculty, staff, or alumni who have connections to Ukraine or who might find…

A solution to shortages: UF nursing program aids retention, recruitment

Since spring 2020, nurses across the globe have carried the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic on their tired shoulders, facing unimaginably challenging work environments that have ended with many leaving the profession. On an Academic Partnership Unit, student nurses have the opportunity to learn how to be an effective clinician…