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College of Nursing Celebrates Inclusivity in Health Care

Leading by example, the College of Nursing reaffirmed its commitment to diversity and inclusion in nursing education with a recent “Diversity in the Nursing Curriculum” webinar. Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Global Affairs and College of Nursing Associate Professor Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, PhD, RN, FAAN, assembled an expert virtual panel…

Back in Action: College of Nursing Research Summit Commences after COVID-19 Pause

Following a brief hiatus in 2020 when it was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Nursing’s Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship resumed this year for its 17th edition. During the event on April 16, faculty, students, clinicians and interdisciplinary professionals alike showcased cutting-edge research and changes…

Angela Godwin Beoku-Betts honored as outstanding young alumni

Gator Nurse Angela Godwin Beoku-Betts (BSN ’04) was one of 40 University of Florida alumni who received this year’s Outstanding Young Alumni Award. Beoku-Betts currently lives in New York, where she is a clinical assistant professor at NYU. Q: What is your career point of pride?A: “The numerous nursing…

Gator Nursing Students Place Third at SNRS Conference

Congratulations to Gator Nursing PhD students Marina Magalhães (first author), Larissa Iapicca and their faculty mentor, Dr. Leslie Parker. They received 3rd place for the top student Southern Nursing Research Society abstract/presentation at the SNRS 35th Annual Conference. The title of their study is “Effect of pasteurized human donor…

DNP Program Remains Top in Florida for 2021.

The University of Florida College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program, or DNP, remained the top in the state and was the 24th-highest ranked public program nationally, according to the 2022 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings. The College of Nursing is ranked No. 36 among…

A statement from the UF College of Nursing condemning hate and racial violence.

Compassion, empathy and kindness are critical elements in caring for patients as nurses. But those are also critical elements to possess as humans, which is why the recent senseless acts of violence on our Asian American Pacific Islander community –  in particular, the heartbreaking news of the recent deadly shooting…

One Year Later | COVID-19

Dear Gator Nurses, In January 2020, we were excited for the recognition and opportunities made possible through the World Health Organization’s designation of The Year of the Nurse and Midwife. A little over one year ago, we looked forward to celebrating our accomplishments together and further advancing our college and…