Teresa S Bruney

Teresa S Bruney DNP, APRN, PNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department: Family, Community and Health Systems Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6420
Business Email: bruneyts@ufl.edu

About Teresa S Bruney

TEACHING

Dr. Bruney’s primary responsibilities lie in teaching evidence-based primary care pediatrics to Pediatric Nurse Practitioner students and Family Nurse Practitioner Students. Other courses regularly taught include Role Development for advanced practice students as well as Health Assessment. Professor Bruney has taught and enjoyed Research Utilization and Practicum courses.

RESEARCH

Research interests include adolescent bio-psychosocial issues, childhood ADHD, asthma and allergies in the pediatric population, reproductive technology and sexuality, as well as the influence of state regulation on such things as cognitive processing, attention, and sleep. Ethical decision-making as it applies to the pediatric population is another research interest. Quantitative research interests include the incidence of iron deficiency in the pediatric population, as well as identifying and describing subtle physiologic manifestations of iron deficiency.

SERVICE

Professor Bruney is a member of the American Nurses’ Association, the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, and holds national certification as a Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from the American Nurses’ Credentialing Committee. Past service includes the College of Nursing Faculty Practice Committee.

PRACTICE

As a member of a collaborative pediatric primary care practice in Gainesville, Florida, Dr. Bruney sees children and adolescents for well child care, episodic acute illness care and chronic disease management. Her colleagues include 3 pediatricians and another pediatric nurse practitioner.

Honors & Awards

President
1989-1991 · Council of Child Health, Florida Nurses Association, District 10
Member
1988-2019 · American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
Chair
1988-1990 · Council of Child Health, Florida Nurses Association, District 10
Member
1986-2019 · National Association of Pediatric Nurse Associates and Practitioners (NAPAP)
Member
1986-2019 · Council of Primary Care Nurse Practitioners
Member
1986-2019 · Florida Center for Children and Youth
State Delegate
1986-1989 · Council of Child Health, Florida Nurses Association, District 10
Member
1985-2019 · Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society of Nursing – Alpha Theta Chapter
Treasurer
1985-1987 · Council of Child Health, Florida Nurses Association, District 10
Member
1984-2019 · Council of Child Health, Florida Nurses Association, District 10
Member
1984-2019 · American Nurses Association

Research Profile

Pediatric Primary Care, providing evidence-based, holistic health care to children and adolescents. Particular expertise in pediatric asthma and allergy, ADHD, adolescent health, bio-psychosocial disorders, complementary therapies, and infectious disease.

Education

2009
Doctor of Nursing Practice
Rocky Mountain University
1985
Master of Science in Nursing
University of Florida
1984
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
University of Florida
1978
Bachelor of Arts – Biology and Biochemistry
Jacksonville University

Contact Details

Phones:
Business:
(352) 273-6420
Emails:
Business:
bruneyts@ufl.edu
Addresses:
Mailing:
PO Box 100187
GAINESVILLE, FL 32610
Physical:
HPNP COMPLEX ROOM 2217
GAINESVILLE, FL 32611