Sally M Bethart

Sally M Bethart, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, PHNA-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6372
Business Email:

About Sally M Bethart


Dr. Bethart teaches in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her primary teaching responsibilities in the undergraduate program focus on public health nursing. In the Doctor of Nursing Practice Program, she is a faculty team member for the FNP clinical courses.


Dr. Bethart recently completed her Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at the University of South Florida, College of Nursing. Her DNP project was an online training developed for palliative care providers to increase their knowledge on providing inclusive care for LGBTQ+ patients and families. Her scholarship interest is on LGBTQ+ health, with a focus on transgender health.


Dr. Bethart has extensive ties within the Gainesville community. She works closely with the Alachua County Public Schools, ElderCare of Alachua County and Pine Grove Apartments. She is a member of the University of Florida Presidential LGBTQ+ Advisory Committee and the UF Health Shands Gender Affirming Workgroup. She is the faculty advisor for the UF College of Nursing, LGBTQ+ in Nursing Student Interest Group. She also hold many professional association and organizational memberships.

Board Certifications

  • Advanced Public Health Nurse
  • Family Nurse Practitioner


Jun 2019 ACTIVE
OR-DRPD-ROF2019: CBPR: Familial, geographic, and social determinants of mental wellbeing in rural LGBTQ+ adolescents


Doctor of Nursing Practice
2019 · University of South Florida
Master of Science in Nursing
2006 · University of Florida
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
1996 · University of Florida

Contact Details

(352) 273-6372