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UF College of Nursing’s NIH Research Ranking Continues to Rise

For the third consecutive year, the University of Florida College of Nursing experienced significant growth in National Institutes of Health funding and national rankings. The College of Nursing now ranks in the top 20, landing at No. 18 nationally, No. 12 among public colleges of nursing and No. 1 in…

Wilkie Named a UF Research Foundation Professor

The University of Florida Research Foundation has named 33 faculty members as UFRF Professors for 2020. Diana Wilkie, PhD, RN, FAAN, the Prairieview Trust – Earl and Margo Powers Endowed Professor within the College of Nursing, was selected for her established research and leadership in palliative care and end-of-life issues.

Debra Lyon joins the NRCS Study Section standing panel

We are pleased to share that Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FAAN, will join the Nursing and Related Clinical Sciences Study Section (NRCS) standing panel and will serve a four-year term as of July 2020! Her membership on the standing panel involves a commitment to attend three in-person review meetings during her term. The…

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.”

Terry featured as McKnight Brain Institute Rising Star

College of Nursing Assistant Professor Dr. Ellen Terry is being featured as the next McKnight Brain Institute of the University of Florida Rising Star: a video series highlighting up-and-coming University of Florida neuroscientists. Her research focuses on developing behavioral interventions to reduce pain catastrophizing. A U.S. Army veteran, Terry also…

The Gator Nurse Summer 2019

The summer issue of The Gator Nurse magazine is now online! Read the cover story on the nursing shortage, meet our new faculty, find out how two Florida alumni have partnered to help African organizations. Read online now: http://gatornurse.nursing.ufl.edu…

Stacciarini Named Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Global Affairs

Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN, FAAN has been named the College of Nursing’s Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Global Affairs. Stacciarini has served as the college’s Director of Diversity and Inclusion for three years and has led the EMBRACE program, which provides faculty mentorship and research opportunities for underrepresented BSN…