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DNP Program Remains Top in Florida

The UF College of Nursing’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program remained the top-ranked DNP program in Florida and among the top 20 of public universities, according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Graduate School rankings. The College of Nursing is ranked No. 28 among all…

Gator Nurse Honored in the Gator100

A UF College of Nursing alumna was honored February 28 as a Gator100 elite entrepreneur at a reception and awards luncheon as part of the University of Florida Alumni Association’s annual Gator100 honor roll. Alumni from the University of Florida have created and guided some…

College of Nursing researcher receives NIH grant to study movement-evoked pain

We are proud to announce that the UF College of Nursing is the recipient of a $370,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Disease. This project, led by Dr. Staja “Star” Booker, assistant professor, will focus on elucidating and understanding movement-evoked pain, or MEP, in older African Americans with knee osteoarthritis.

UF Online Rises to Fourth in the Nation for Online Bachelor’s Degree Programs

The University of Florida sets a new standard as a modern research university, receiving national recognition for both traditional classroom programs and online pathways. UF Online, UF’s online undergraduate experience, has now risen to No. 4 in the country for best online bachelor’s programs according to…

Celebrating 10 Years of Gator Nurse DNP Graduates

Anna McDaniel, Dean, University of Florida College of Nursing Imagine a world where health care is delivered by nurses who have been educated by world-renowned leaders and supported by groundbreaking research on state-of-the-art equipment. At the University of Florida College of Nursing, our Doctor of Nursing Practice program…

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.”

Honoring Gator Nursing Veterans

The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program has several similarities to the military. Both are structured, challenging, require teamwork and discipline, and, above all else, can mean the difference between life and death.

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…

Rising Above Childhood Cancer to Care for Others

DNP graduate and pediatric cancer survivor Laura Sealy with a pediatric patient at Texas Children’s Hospital, where Sealy works as a nurse practitioner. One night in 1995, Jody and Marcus Sealy prayed as they took their 4-year-old daughter, Laura, to Wolfson Children’s Hospital in Jacksonville. They prayed what…