XX studies published in the last five years

5 Nurse researchers collaborating together


College of Nursing

Kelly/Starkweather Lab

If you are interested in participating in a study or collaborating on research, please contact Dr. Kelly or Dr. Starkweather at a.starkweather@ufl.edu or dlynchkelly@ufl.edu

What We Do

Our mission: To improve health outcomes of individuals and families managing acute and chronic conditions by leveraging biobehavioral interactions for personalized care and eradicating sociopolitical and structural barriers.

Our lab team

Principal Investigators

Debra L Kelly

Debra L Kelly PhD, RN, OCN, CNE, FAAN

Associate Dean For Academic Affairs – Undergraduate Education And Associate Professor
Angela Starkweather

Angela Starkweather PhD, ACNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN

Chamings Professor & Assistant Dean For Research Development


PhD student

Shuruq Alsayed

Area of Interest: Mental health and well-being, psychosocial and psychiatric; autism 

PhD Student

Alexandria Carey

Area of Interest: Emergency medicine

PhD Student

Elham Samami Kodiji