Marisa J Belote

Marisa J Belote PhD, MBA, RN

Visiting Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
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About Marisa J Belote


Dr. Belote has extensive experience in online, didactic, simulation and lab instruction of nursing students, as well as students within the areas of Pharmacy, Medicine, Athletic Training, Physical Therapy and Public Health. She has authored and facilitated interprofessional experiences for students in the Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Services, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Athletic Training. Dr. Belote teaches in the online R.N.-to-B.S.N. program at the College of Nursing.


Dr. Belote’s research interest is in simulation debriefing and the effect on clinical performance.


Dr. Belote is a member of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare, the Association of Standardized Patient Educators and Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Society. She is active in assisting nurses obtain board positions through the Florida Center for Nursing – Florida Action Coalition as mentor for Board Service Initiative Class Graduates. Dr. Belote has also served as faculty advisor for many nursing student organizations with the goal of mentoring students to serve in professional organizations after graduation.

Honors & Awards

Award of Excellence
2016 · Graduating Class of 2016
Most Inspirational Teacher
2015 · Graduating Class of 2015
Certificate of Appreciation
2015 · USF College of Pharmacy
Excellence in Mentorship
2014 · Graduating Class of 2014
Award of Excellence
2012 · Graduating Class of 2012
Italian-American Women of Excellence Award
2011 · Italian-American Women of Excellence
Professional Service Award
2011 · University of South Florida College of Nursing
Doctoral Student Award
2011 · National League for Nursing
Excellence in Teaching
2011 · Graduating Class of 2011
2007-2019 · Sigma Theta Tau, International, Delta Beta Chapter
Woman in Business of the Year Award
2003 · Tampa Bay Business Journal
Minority Business of the Year Award
2003 · Tampa Bay Business Journal

Research Profile

Dr. Belote’s area of expertise is in simulation, interprofessional education and communication methods to facilitate high quality, safe patient care.


PhD – Nursing Science
University of South Florida
University of South Florida
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Florida

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