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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…

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…

Black History Month: UF Nursing Researchers Advance Health Equity

In honor of Black History Month, we caught up with Assistant Professors Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, and Staja “Star” Booker, PhD, RN, to get an inside look at their exciting research on Black health equity. They will present the symposium, “Strong Black Woman and Black Masculinity Frameworks to Advance…

Aiken Chair Strengthens UF Nursing Research Amid Challenging Environment

Linda Aiken, PhD, FAAN, FRCN, RN Recognizing an increased need for research to address the challenges of today’s nurses, renowned researcher and Gator Nurse alumna Linda Aiken, the Claire M. Fagin Leadership Professor of Nursing and a professor of sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, announced her intention to create…

UF College of Nursing’s NIH Funding on Upward Trajectory

For the fourth year in a row, the growth of the University of Florida College of Nursing’s National Institutes of Health funding has continued its upward momentum. The College of Nursing has seen an increase of $1.1 million in just one year, solidifying its status as a top 20 institution…