Nancy Gill Young, MSN, ARNP, CPNP

Clinical Assistant Professor

University of Florida
PO Box 100187
Gainesville, FL 32610-0187
HPNP 2218

Telephone: 352-273-6403
Fax: 352-273-6568


Professor Young teaches in all undergraduate nursing programs. Her current primary area of teaching is in the area of child health clinical and simulation.


Professor Young’s area of research and scholarship is in pediatric health care, nursing education, and the use of simulation in education.


Professor Young is a member and current secretary of the Alpha Theta chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. She presently serves on several College of Nursing committees, including the Academic Affairs Committee. Professor Young is a member of the Pediatric Quality and Safety Committee at UF Health Shands.

Clinical practice area/expertise

Professor Young is a nationally certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner in the area of primary care. She is a nationally certified nurse educator with the National League for Nursing.


Professor Young received her B.S.N. Magna Cum Laude from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.  She received her M.S.N. in Pediatric Nursing from the University of Florida. Young is a CPNP-PC with Pediatric Nursing Certification Board (PNCB) and a C.N.E. with the National League for Nursing (NLN).

Selected Publications

  • Gill, N.E., Behnke, M., Conlon, M., & Anderson, G.C. (1992). Nonnutritive sucking modulates behavioral state for preterm infants before feeding. Scandinavian Journal of Caring Sciences, 6(1), 3-7.
  • Gill, N.E., Behnke, M., Conlon, M., McNeely, J.B., & Anderson. G.C. (1988). Effect of nonnutritive sucking on behavioral state in preterm infants before feeding. Nursing Research, 37(6), 347-350.
  • Gill, N.E., White, M.A., & Anderson, G.C. (1984). Transitional newborn infants in a hospital nursery: From first oral cue to first sustained cry. Nursing Research, 33(4), 213-217.