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Lyon Named to International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame

Acknowledging the impact her research has had on the production and promotion of nursing science, UF College of Nursing Executive Associate Dean and Kirbo Endowed Chair Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN, has been named a Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing International Nurse Researcher Hall of…

Alumna, Cathy Campbell, receives prestigious award at UVA

Cathy Campbell (BSN 1986, MSN 2000 & DNP 2004), associate professor of nursing and department chair at the University of Virginia School of Nursing recently received the University of Virginia Health’s 2022 Martin Luther King Jr. Award, the health system’s biggest annual equity and inclusion award. She was one of…

Cousin Receives Institutional CTSI Scholar Award

Assistant Professor Lakeshia Cousin, PhD, APRN, AGPCNP-BC, is the recipient of an Institutional CTSI Scholar Award funded by the UF Health Cancer Center. Cousin’s research focuses on reducing morbidity and mortality risk in older African American breast cancer survivors by developing culturally tailored interventions to improve mental and…

Ukraine: Message of Support from Dean McDaniel

After a very trying two years, I know we are all weary of distressing news. However, the recent events taking place in Ukraine are especially harrowing. I want to offer support to any College of Nursing students, faculty, staff, or alumni who have connections to Ukraine or who might find…

A solution to shortages: UF nursing program aids retention, recruitment

Since spring 2020, nurses across the globe have carried the weight of the COVID-19 pandemic on their tired shoulders, facing unimaginably challenging work environments that have ended with many leaving the profession. On an Academic Partnership Unit, student nurses have the opportunity to learn how to be an effective clinician…

Giving Day 2022 – THANK YOU!

The fourth annual Gator Nation Giving Day was one for the record books. Held Feb. 17, this 24-hour fundraising event called on all alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends to make a gift to the university and support any area that means the most to them.

2022 Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Award Winners

With the switch to a virtual conference, the UF College of Nursing was unable to host the 2022 Dorothy M. Smith Nursing Leadership Special Guests and Awards Dinner. At this dinner, the college honors outstanding alumni who have advanced nursing in the areas to which founding dean Dorothy Smith dedicated…

Hussah Bubshait

Third-year PhD student Hussah Bubshait, MSN, RN, shared a little about her time in the program as a nurse researcher and parent to two toddlers. Research Interests: Breastfeeding, Maternal mental health, ‘Kangaroo care,’ (a method of holding a baby that involves skin-to-skin contact), lactation outcomes Mentor: Leslie Parker, PhD, APRN, NNP-BC, FAAN…

Ellen Terry

We caught up with Ellen Terry, PhD, assistant professor in the Biobehavioral Nursing Science Department at the UF College of Nursing. Her research interests involve investigating the influence of cognitive and emotional factors (e.g., pain catastrophizing, negative affect) on pain and pain processing. How long have you been at the College…