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UF nursing researcher’s findings upend routine feeding procedure for pre-term infants

A new study at the University of Florida has found evidence that may invalidate a routine procedure that has been performed for decades on extremely pre-term infants. Because extremely premature infants are too immature to feed by mouth, neonatal intensive care units nourish these babies through feeding tubes placed down the nose or mouth through…

DNP program moves up in national rankings

The UF College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program remained the top-ranked DNP program in Florida and moved up to #24 nationally in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings, up from #28 last year. “As the top D.N.P. program in the state and No. 24 nationally, the UF College…

Spring Break Study Abroad: Grenada 2019

A group of six University of Florida College of Nursing BSN students will spend their spring break in the Caribbean. Led by Dr. Paula Delpech, the Gator Nurses hit the road for the island of Grenada March 1 for the nine-day educational service trip. Delpech, a native of Trinidad, boasts research and scholarship interests that…

Giving Day

Thank you to all who gave during the inaugural Gator Nation Giving Day Feb. 26! Official numbers are still being tallied, but Gator Nurses certainly answered the call to “Stand Up and Holler!” Because of your generosity, College of Nursing students have access to the best resources and faculty who Care, Lead and Inspire.Thank you!

DNP Residency Reflection

“My experience in the DNP residency with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing in Washington, D.C., taught me that my responsibility goes beyond the provider’s office.” — Ulyana Arzamasova, UF College of Nursing DNP student

The Gator Nurse Fall 2018

The fall issue of The Gator Nurse magazine is now online! Read about our plans to renovate the college’s Pettengill Nursing Resource Center to create a state-of-the-art Innovation and Learning Lab (and how you can help!). Also meet our new faculty, learn about faculty and student accomplishments and find out how generous gifts are moving…

Wilkie co-leading grant to establish a cancer health equity center

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida and partner institutions. The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and Engagement, or CaRE2, Health Equity Center will be an interdisciplinary, intercollegiate effort involving researchers from UF, Florida A&M University and the University of…