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Our 60th Anniversary: A Tribute to how Gator Nurses INSPIRE

As the College celebrates its 60th anniversary, we devote time to celebrating each concept in our tri-part motto: CARE. LEAD. INSPIRE. Here is the third of several videos highlighting these concepts, focusing on INSPIRE. Our students, faculty, graduates and supporters INSPIRE those around them whether it is their patients, colleagues,…

Dean Anna McDaniel named Linda Harman Aiken Professor

Dean Anna McDaniel presents alumna Linda Harman Aiken with the Dorothy Smith Legacy Award in February 2016. University of Florida College of Nursing Dean Anna M. McDaniel, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, has been named the Linda Harman Aiken Professor. Alumna Linda Aiken, Ph.D., R.N., announced a $1 million gift in…

Our 60th Anniversary: A Tribute to how Gator Nurses LEAD

As the College celebrates its 60th anniversary, we devote time to celebrating each concept in our tri-part motto: CARE. LEAD. INSPIRE. Here is the second of several videos highlighting these concepts, focusing on LEAD. Our students, faculty, graduates and supporters LEAD in every part of health care, whether as CEO’s…

Diana Wilkie works to bring palliative care to forefront

Diana Wilkie, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, Prairieview Trust-Earl and Margo Powers Endowed Professor, College of Nursing Diana Wilkie firmly believes that palliative care isn’t only for people with life-threatening illnesses. While some associate palliative care primarily with end-of-life care, she says it should be available to anyone…

Horgas Receives Grant to Study Pain in Alzheimer’s Patients

Associate Professor Ann Horgas, PhD, RN, FAAN, has received a $249,436 Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program grant from the Florida Department of Health. The grant will fund research studying whether a prescribed medication treatment can effectively reduce pain and behavior disruptions in nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s…

Yoon Named Research Foundation Professor

Saun-joo Yoon, PD, RN, associate professor, was named a UF Research Foundation Professor for 2016-2019. Yoon was one of 34 UF faculty members recognized for a distinguished record of research and a strong research agenda that will likely lead to continued distinction in her field. Yoon focuses on symptom…

Lucero Receives Grant to Partner with UF Health

Associate Professor Robert Lucero, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N.,  will direct a project funded by the  UF Health Shands Board Quasi Endowment Fund for 2016. The project is Strengthening the UF Health Nursing Academic Partnership Phase III: Generating Practice-based Evidence for Quality Improvement. The purpose of this project is to extend the…

Citty Bridges Education, Research and Patient Care

Sandra Citty, a clinical assistant professor in the College of Nursing. A step toward better health Nursing professor working to improve processes regarding nutritional supplements By Veronica Garcia Sandra Wolfe Citty, Ph.D., R.N., ARNP-BC, has been involved in health care from the start. Her parents owned a medical transcription…

Faculty Receive the 2016 SNRS Research in Nursing and Health Authorship Award

Several College of Nursing faculty authored a paper which recently received the 2016 Southern Nursing Research Society’s Research in Nursing and Health Authorship Award. The lead author was Assistant Professor Brian Ahn,  and co-authors included Joyce Stechmiller, Associate Professor and Department Chair, Debra Lyon, Kirbo Endowed Chair and Executive Associate…