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Nurses in our Neighborhoods: How Gator Nursing Students are Impacting the Community

By Kyle Chambers From rural health centers to school clinics, Florida’s nurses work tirelessly to meet the need for quality health care for underserved populations However, the newest graduating class of Gator Nurses has already emerged as a driving force for promoting healthy living throughout local communities across the state.

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…

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 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…