Paula Alexander-Delpech

Paula Alexander-Delpech PhD, RN, APRN

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6333
Business Email: pdelpech@ufl.edu

About Paula Alexander-Delpech

TEACHING

Dr. Delpech teaches undergraduate Community/Public Health Nursing and System of Care: Prevention and Wellness. Dr. Delpech believe that in order for learning to take place, a synergy must be created in the classroom between the teacher and the student. As such, she utilizes team-based learning in her courses.

RESEARCH/SCHOLARSHIP

Dr. Delpech’s research and scholarship interest includes international service-learning, global health and health disparities with an emphasis on the Caribbean and the Caribbean diaspora. Dr. Delpech focus is on developing culturally appropriate breast cancer awareness initiatives to low-and middles-income countries (LMICs) through high-quality, community-based education and contemporary eHealth.

SERVICE

Dr. Delpech is a member of member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society. Prior to moving to Gainesville in May, 2016, Dr. Delpech worked with many local organizations to promote health within local communities. Most recently, she worked with the Susan G. Komen Foundation to develop a church-based health promotion initiative to improve breast cancer screening among African American women living in Miami-Dade, Florida. Dr. Delpech hopes to continue her work with local churches in Gainesville. Dr. Delpech serves as a peer reviewer for several journals.

Honors & Awards

Communiqué Faculty Scholarship Award
2012 · Barry University
The Ambassador Jean Wilkowski International Research Award
2011 · Barry University
Fellowship
2006 · Promise of Nursing for the Southern Florida Regional Faculty Award
Mentee Recipient
2006 · National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Association
Certification of Recognition
2005 · Graduation Class, FIU/SON
Certification of Recognition
2004 · Graduating Class, FIU/SON
Mentee Recipient at the 2004 Conference
2004 · American Academy of College of Nurses
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
2002 · Florida International University School of Nursing
Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award
1999 · Florida International University
2000-2001 Scholar
1998 · Educational Leadership Enhancement Program
Certificate of Recognition
1998 · Tenet of South Florida Health System
President and Leadership Award
1993 · Dade County Council Parent Teacher Association
The Hedy Blanchard Award
1993 · Florida International University
Spirit of Nursing Award
1993 · The Army Nurse Corps
Nursing Honor Society, Outstanding University Service, Class President Award
1993 · Florida International University
Dean’s List, Nursing Honor Society
1992 · Florida International University
Academic Excellence in Organic Chemistry for Nurses
1990 · Miami Dade Community College

Education

2009
PhD
Barry University, School of Nursing
1996
MSN, Advanced Practice Nursing – Administration
Florida International University School of Nursing
1993
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
Florida International University School of Nursing

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6333
Emails:
Business:
pdelpech@ufl.edu