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Ahn Selected for SNRS Early Investigator Award

Assistant Professor Brian Ahn, PhD, ARNP was selected for the Southern Nursing Research Society’s 2016 Early Investigator Award. The SNRS Early Science Investigator Award seeks to recognize the contributions of a nurse scientist early in her/his research career, who shows potential to develop a sustained program of research to enhance nursing science and practice.

Celebrating Nurse Practitioners

Dr. Cynthia Figueroa (L) and Dr. Stacia Hays are College of Nursing faculty and nurse practitioners. National Nurse Practitioner Week takes place November 8-14 each year to raise awareness about the care offered by Nurse Practitioners. Drs. Cynthia (Cindi) Figueroa, Ph.D., ARNP, ANP-BC and Stacia Hays, DNP, ARNP, PNP-BC, are College…

Students Honored with FNA Scholarships

Congratulations to the following College of Nursing students who received 2015 Florida Nurses Foundation scholarships and grants. Deborah Walker of Lee County, University of Florida, received the Undine Sams and Friends Scholarship (District 5 Charitable Trust). Abbey Gunderson of Lee County, University of Florida, received the District 6 (formerly District…

Albanese-O’Neill Co-Authors Article on Pediatrics Diabetes Care

College of Nursing Assistant Professor Anastasia Albanese-O’Neill co-authored an article related to guidelines for children with diabetes at elementary and secondary school settings published by the American Diabetes Association. The position statement on diabetes management in the elementary and secondary school setting includes the recommendation that school nurses, as well…

Dean Gives Annual State of the College Address

On September 25, 2015, Dean Anna McDaniel gave her annual State of the College address where she highlighted College of Nursing accomplishments and goals and objectives moving forward. We invite you to watch her presentation linked below.

McDaniel Named Virginia Henderson Fellow

Anna McDaniel, Dean, was named a Virginia Henderson Fellow in support of nursing research at Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing. This special giving program is named in honor of Virginia A. Henderson (1897-1996). Henderson is considered the foremost American nurse of the 20th…

Hartjes Named Coordinator of Acute Care DNP Track

Tonja Hartjes, DNP. ACNP/FNP-BC, CCRN-CSC, Clinical Associate Professor, has been named the Coordinator of the College’s Adult-Gerontology Acute Care Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) track. Hartjes has taught in the program since 2010 and has worked with the College of Nursing since 2005. Prior to that she was a clinical…