All Posts

The Gator Nurse Fall 2018

The fall issue of The Gator Nurse magazine is now online! Read about our plans to renovate the college’s Pettengill Nursing Resource Center to create a state-of-the-art Innovation and Learning Lab (and how you can help!). Also meet our new faculty, learn about faculty and student accomplishments and find out…

Gator Nurses Give Thanks

Whether it’s scholarship support, the brightest students, professors who truly care, or the many opportunities available at the UF College of Nursing, Gator Nursing students and faculty share what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving.

Schentrup Receives NP State Award

Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs Denise Schentrup, DNP, APRN, BC, is the recipient of the 2019 Nurse Practitioner State Award for Excellence from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. This annual award recognizes an individual nurse practitioner in each state who has demonstrated excellence in practice. Schentrup serves as clinical…

Veterans and Gator Nurse alumni establish MSC Patriot Award

McFarlane (right) with MSC Patriot Award recipient Terry Tokash. This Veterans’ Day, the UF College of Nursing salutes the three veterans and Gator Nurse alumni who established the MSC Patriot Award, which provides scholarship assistance to nursing students…

Wilkie co-leading grant to establish a cancer health equity center

The National Cancer Institute has awarded a five-year, $16 million grant to establish a cancer health equity center at the University of Florida and partner institutions. The Florida-California Cancer Research, Education and Engagement, or CaRE2, Health Equity Center will be an interdisciplinary, intercollegiate effort involving researchers from UF, Florida…

UF researchers to examine Florida’s farming communities

Left to right: Tovar, Stacciarini and Onel. College of Nursing Associate Professor Jeanne-Marie Stacciarini, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, is part of a group selected for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Research Leaders program.

Kelly receives NINR grant to study Hematopoietic Cell Transplant

Kelly University of Florida College of Nursing Assistant Professor Debra Lynch Kelly, Ph.D., R.N. O.C.N., and her interdisciplinary team received a $419,375 award over two years from the National Institute of Nursing Research to fund the R21 study titled “Developing the Biobehavioral Foundation for Self-Management of Psychoneurological…