Joyce K Stechmiller

Joyce K Stechmiller, PhD, ACNP-BC, FAAN

Associate Professor

Department: Biobehavioral Nursing Science
Business Phone: (352) 273-6394

About Joyce K Stechmiller


Dr. Stechmiller teaches research and theory courses for baccalaureate and Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students. Dr. Stechmiller mentors doctoral students through chairing and participating on doctoral committees.


Dr. Stechmiller’s research interests focus on biobehavioral aspects of chronic wound healing including biobehavioral mechanisms, inflammation, symptoms, nutritional status and interventions for wound healing in adults and older adults. She is currently an MPI for RO-1 NRO16986-01A1 Biobehavioral mechanisms underlying symptoms and healing outcomes in older individuals with chronic venous leg ulcers.


She held membership on the Board of Directors of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and was previously a Board member of the Wound Healing Society. She is a member of the Wound Healing Society, Florida Nurse Association, Sigma Theta Tau International, and Southern Nursing Research Society. She serves as an editorial consultant and peer reviewer of the Wound Repair and Regeneration, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, International Journal of Quality Health Care, Biological Research in Nursing, Clinical Nutrition and American Journal of Critical Care. She is on the editorial board of the journal of Advances in Wound Care.


2010 Nutrition in Clinical Practice
2009 Advances in Skin & Wound Care
2008 Wound repair and regeneration
2005 Nutrition in Clinical Practice
2002 Biological Research for Nursing


Apr 2018 ACTIVE
Biobehavioral mechanisms underlying symptoms and healing outcomes in older individuals with CVLU
NATL INST OF HLTH NINR · Principal Investigator
Nov 2009 ACTIVE
Spirtuality & Health
UF FOU · Project Manager


Adult Primary Care Nurse Post-Masters Practitioner Program
1993 · University of Florida
Gerontology Certificate
1991 · University of Florida
PhD – Psychology
1990 · University of Florida College of Education
Master of Science in Nursing – Cardiovascular Nursing
1974 · University of Maryland
Bachelor of Science in Nursing
1972 · University of Maryland

Contact Details

(352) 273-6394