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Black History Month Research Spotlights: Lakeshia Cousin and Dany Fanfan

Lakeshia Cousin Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC has placed her commitment to health equity above all else. The assistant professor is currently researching ways to not only improve health outcomes for African Americans, but also inspire bright futures for a diverse nursing workforce. Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC While working…

UF Nursing Welcomes AI Pioneer Lisiane Pruinelli

The University of Florida College of Nursing recently welcomed its newest artificial intelligence expert, Lisiane Pruinelli, PhD, RN, FAMIA, as an associate professor in the Family Health and Community Science Department. Before coming to UF, Pruinelli was part of the University of Minnesota faculty, where she most recently served as…

UF Nursing PhD Student Shares Pain Insights with UF Health

On Tuesday, Dec. 13, College of Nursing PhD student Gina Gehling hosted a UF Health Nursing Grand Rounds session to shed some light on the most common, ‘invisible’ illness: pain. In a one-hour session, Gina covered all things related to a nurse’s role in pain, from how patients describe it…

This November, I Am Thankful to be Advocating for Health Care Equity

Assistant Professor Lisa Scarton, PhD, RN, speaks about what the month of November means to her. November is one of my favorite times of year: It is both Native American Heritage Month and Diabetes Awareness Month, and these events are of personal importance to me. During Native American Heritage Month,…

Caring for our communities: Celebrating rural health

The University of Florida College of Nursing is recognizing efforts from student nurses, faculty and alumni who serve rural communities. Through hands-on patient-care experiences such as those offered at UF Health Archer Family Health Care, the college’s nurse-led practice, these rural health care heroes are poised to transform health for…

Research at the UF College of Nursing

Oct. 17 marked the start of Research Week, the start of a week-long celebration of nursing research and innovation at the UF College of Nursing! Our faculty set the standard for excellence when it comes to scholarship that aims to improve nursing education, patient care and health outcomes. Learn how…

A Letter from the Heart: Celebrating World Heart Day

Associate Professor Jennifer Dungan, MSN, PhD, recently created the below story in honor of World Heart Day: Each year on Sept. 29, World Heart Day is celebrated around the globe. This event is dedicated to increasing local, national and worldwide awareness of a condition deadlier than all forms of…

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.