About Anita M Stephen
Dr. Stephen teaches in the undergraduate nursing program. She teaches simulation, clinical skills lab, clinical at Shands Hospital, transition to practice and coordinates clinical courses. Previously, she worked at Shands for 19 years in various roles, most recently as a nurse educator.
Dr. Stephen’s research interests include the use of simulation to enhance learning outcomes and the use of technology in education. Her current research focuses on benefits of simulation education with nursing students and Interprofessional simulation within the health care team.
Dr. Stephen is a resource for simulation pedagogy and serves on several college committees. She is also part of the Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) committee at UF Health Shands. She holds membership in Sigma Theta Tau International, National League of Nursing, American Nurses Association, and Simulation Society.
Clinical Nurse LeaderAACN
Dr. Stephen’s research experience includes the utilization of simulation in education.