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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…

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…

Podcast: Meeting Demand for Nurses and Health Care in Rural Areas

UF Health Archer Family Health Care, the college’s nurse-led health center, has provided care to the local community for two decades. Listen to the below From Florida episode, a podcast focused on groundbreaking innovations at UF, to hear Dean Anna McDaniel, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Clinical Director Denise Schentrup, APRN,…

Celebrating 10 Years of Gator Nurse DNP Graduates

Anna McDaniel, Dean, University of Florida College of Nursing Imagine a world where health care is delivered by nurses who have been educated by world-renowned leaders and supported by groundbreaking research on state-of-the-art equipment. At the University of Florida College of Nursing, our Doctor of Nursing Practice program…

College of Nursing Receives $1.68 Million Grant to Study Clinical Decision Support

The University of Florida College of Nursing has received a $1.68 million grant to be awarded over three years from the National Institute of Health’s National Institute of Nursing Research to fund the study titled “Tailored Clinical Decision Support Formats Designed to Improve Palliative Care for Cancer and Chronically Ill Patients: A Pre-Clinical Test.”

Rising Above Childhood Cancer to Care for Others

DNP graduate and pediatric cancer survivor Laura Sealy with a pediatric patient at Texas Children’s Hospital, where Sealy works as a nurse practitioner. One night in 1995, Jody and Marcus Sealy prayed as they took their 4-year-old daughter, Laura, to Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville. They prayed what…

Celebrating 10 Years of Gator Nurse DNP Graduates

Anna McDaniel, Dean, University of Florida College of Nursing Imagine a world where health care is delivered by nurses who have been educated by world-renowned leaders and supported by groundbreaking research on state-of-the-art equipment. At the University of Florida College of Nursing, our Doctor of Nursing Practice…