2021 Virtual Nursing Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship

Promoting Equity and Social Justice through Nursing Research and Scholarship
April 16, 2021

The College of Nursing, UF Health, and the Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center are partnering to present the 2021 Nursing Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship. The Nursing Research Summit will showcase innovative research that can be used to solve complex health problems.

Please contact Victoria Evans with any questions or concerns.

Keynote Speaker and Malasanos Lecturer

Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN

“Health Inequities Related to Intimate Partner Violence”


Jacquelyn Campbell is a national leader in research and advocacy in the field of domestic violence or intimate partner violence (IPV). She has authored or co-authored more than 230 publications and seven books on violence and health outcomes. Her studies paved the way for a growing body of interdisciplinary investigations by researchers in the disciplines of nursing, medicine, and public health. Her expertise is frequently sought by national and international policy makers in exploring IPV and its health effects on families and communities. As a nurse educator and mentor, Dr. Campbell leads by example in inspiring new generations of nurse researchers. Her BSN, MSN, and PhD are from Duke University, Wright State University, and the University of Rochester. She teaches an undergraduate and MSN elective in Family Violence as well as in the PhD program and is the PI of an NIH-funded (T32) fellowship that provides funding for pre- and postdoctoral fellows in violence research. Elected to the Institute of Medicine in 2000, Dr. Campbell also was the Institute of Medicine/American Academy of Nursing/American Nurses’ Foundation Senior Scholar in Residence and was founding co-chair of the IOM Forum on the Prevention of Global Violence. Other honors include the Pathfinder Distinguished Researcher by the Friends of the National Institute of Health National Institute for Nursing Research, Outstanding Alumna and Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Science Awards, Duke University School of Nursing, the American Society of Criminology Vollmer Award, and being named one of the inaugural 17 Gilman Scholars at Johns Hopkins University. She is on the Board of Directors for Futures Without Violence, is an active member of the Johns Hopkins Women’s Health Research Group, and has served on the boards of the House of Ruth Battered Women’s Shelter and four other shelters. She was a member of the congressionally appointed U.S. Department of Defense Task Force on Domestic Violence.

Schedule of Events

9:00 am to 9:15 am      Introductions and Welcome – Dr. Raga Bjarnadottir, Dean Anna McDaniel, Dr. Michael Weaver

9:15 am to 10:15 am     Malasanos Lecturer: Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell                                     

10:15 am to 11:45 pm    e-Poster Session         

11:45 am to 12:45 pm  Lunch & Learn with Dr. Jacquelyn Campbell – Invitation Only                                   

12:45 pm to 1:00 pm    Poster Awards                                                                                  

1:00 pm to 2:00 pm     Research Panel #1:  Promoting Gender Equity Through Nursing Research and Scholarship                                                           

  • Kasey Jackman, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC, Assistant Professor, Columbia University School of Nursing.
  • Jennifer Dungan, PhD, MSN, RN, Associate Professor, University of Florida College of Nursing.
  • Roberto L. Abreu, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Counseling Psychology Area.
  • Staja Booker, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Nursing.

2:00 pm to 2:15 pm      Break

2:15 pm to 3:15 pm      Research Panel #2:  Promoting Racial and Ethnic Equity Through Nursing Research and Scholarship  

  • Lisa Scarton, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Nursing.
  • Ellen Terry, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Florida College of Nursing.
  • Yiyang Liu, PhD, Postdoctoral Scholar, University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, Department of Epidemiology.
  • Ivette M. Freytes, PhD, Research Health Scientist, Malcolm Randall VAMC.

3:15 pm to 3:30 pm      Adjournment                                                                             

The Malasanos Distinguished Lectureship brings distinguished speakers to the university every year to discuss a wide variety of health topics of interest to clinicians, patients, and the public.

The Malasanos Distinguished Lectureship was endowed in 1992 in honor of John Malasanos, husband of former College of Nursing Dean Lois Malasanos.

* Continuing Education Credit: Attendance for these three sessions and completion and submission of an evaluation form is required to earn 3.0 contact hours.

This continuing nursing education activity was approved by Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s

Commission on Accreditation.

For more information on the Nursing Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship, contact Victoria Evans.

Phone: (352) 273-6323
Fax: (352) 294-8102