Anna M McDaniel

Anna M McDaniel, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dean & Professor

Department: College of Nursing Dean’s Office
Business Phone: (352) 273-6324

About Anna M McDaniel

Anna M. McDaniel assumed the role of fifth dean of the UF College of Nursing in July 2013. Having most recently served as Associate Dean for Research at the Indiana University School of Nursing, Dean McDaniel has had an accomplished career advancing nursing science and educating new nursing professionals. Dean McDaniel received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from Ball State University in Indiana and her PhD in Nursing Science from Indiana University. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship in medical informatics from Regenstrief Institute for Health Care. Dean McDaniel has served as a principal investigator or co-investigator on more than $34 million in research grants and contracts and has contributed to more than 120 scientific publications and presentations.


Dean McDaniel’s teaching responsibilities focus on mentoring graduate students in research and evidence-based practice projects.


Dr. McDaniel’s research has been characterized by the innovative use of information technology to enhance decision-making by clinicians and to promote positive health behaviors in consumers. Her history of funded research focuses on cancer control, from prevention (tobacco prevention and cessation) through survivorship (symptom management).


In addition to her leadership as the Associate Vice-President for Academic-Practice Partnership at UFHealth Shands Hospital, Dean McDaniel serves as the chair of the Florida Association of Colleges of Nursing, as a reviewer for professional journals and scientific meetings, and as ad hoc member of NIH review panels in her areas of research expertise.


2011 Proceedings of Human Computer Interaction International 2011
2009 Computers, Informatics, Nursing
2009 Human Centered Design. Lecture Notes in Computer Science
2009 Journal of Nurse Midwifery and Women's Health
2009 Annual Review of Nursing Research
2000 Journal of Nursing Education


Apr 2018 ACTIVE
RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars
Dec 2014 – Dec 2015
Strengthening the UF Health Nursing Academic Partnership


Post-Doctoral Fellowship – Medical Informatics
2000 · Indiana University
PhD – Nursing
1991 · Indiana University
MA – Nursing
1981 · Ball State University
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
1974 · Ball State University

Contact Details

(352) 273-6324