Amanda L Elliott

Amanda L Elliott, PhD, MSN, BSN

Research Assistant Professor

Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Business Phone: (352) 265-0023
Business Email:

About Amanda L Elliott


Dr. Elliott’s primary research interests are in the area of sensory impairments in older adults. Specifically, she is interested in the role of pain, cognition, and vision on functional outcomes in older adults in a variety of residential settings. Elliott collaborates with colleagues on a variety of research projects lending expertise in vision-related and cognitive explorations.


Dr. Elliott is a triple graduate of the University of Florida College of Nursing. She earned her BSN, MSN and doctorate degrees from the University of Florida.


Outstanding New Investigator Award
2015 · College of Nursing, University of South Florida
Oustanding Young Alumni Award
2007 · College of Nursing, University of Florida
Dr. Lois Knowles Award for Excellence in Gerontological Nursing
2006 · College of Nursing, University of Florida
Academic Excellence in Doctoral Coursework
2006 · College of Nursing, University of Florida
The Chancellor's List
2005-2007 · University of Florida
First Place Graduate Student Poster Award
2005 · College of Nursing, University of Florida
Rising Star of Scholarship and Research
2005 · College of Nursing, University of Florida
Predoctoral Research Training Program in Aging
2003-2006 · University of Florida
Honor's Program
2000 · College of Nursing, University of Florida

Research Profile

Vision in older adults; cognitive performance in older adults; pain assessment in older adults

Areas of Interest
  • Cognitive Performance in Older Adults
  • Pain Assessment in Older Adults
  • Vision in Older Adults


Nov 2017 ACTIVE
Chronic Toxoplasma Gondii, Pregnancy Reactivation, and Perinatal Depression
UNIV OF SOUTH FLORIDA · Principal Investigator


PhD – Nursing
2001-2006 · University of Florida
Master of Science in Nursing
2001-2002 · University of Florida
Bachelors of Science in Nursing
1997-2001 · University of Florida

Contact Details

(352) 265-0023