2023 Nursing Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship

Social Determinants of Health in Nursing Research: From Community to Planetary Health

April 14, 2023

The College of Nursing, UF Health, and the North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System are partnering to present the 2023 Nursing Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship. The Nursing Research Summit will showcase innovative research that can be used to solve complex health problems.

2023 Nursing Research Summit and Malasanos LEctureship

Abstract submissions and registration now open!

Note: If you are not submitting an abstract, please use the general registration link.


The abstract submission deadline is Feb. 28, 2023 at 5 p.m.

The registration deadline is March 31, 2023 at 5 p.m.

CEU Disclaimer

The Office of Professional Nursing Development — University of Florida is approved with distinction as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the Montana Nurses Association, an accredited approver with distinction by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Please contact Amanda Goldsmith with any questions or concerns.

Schedule of Events

8 – 9 a.m. | Sign in and Poster Viewing
9 – 9:30 a.m. | Introductions and Welcome
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. | Keynote Address
10:30 – 10:45 a.m. | Coffee Break
10:45 – 11:45 a.m. | Poster Viewing
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Lunch

11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. | Lunch and Learn with Keynote (invitation only)
12:45 – 1 p.m. | Poster Awards
1 – 2 p.m. | Community Panel Discussion
2-2:15 p.m. | Break
2:15 – 3: 15 p.m | Global Panel Discussion
3:15 – 3:30 p.m | Adjournment

Keynote Speaker and Malasanos Lecturer

Stephanie Ferguson, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dr. Stephanie Ferguson is the Director of the Harvard Global Nursing Leadership Program and Professor of the Practice of Health Policy and Management in the Department of Health Policy and Management at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health in Boston, MA. She is a global health care leader who has worked in 100+ nations as a technical advisor, consultant, and facilitator for organizations including the World Health Organization (WHO), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the International Council of Nurses, and the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).

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.

For more information on the Nursing Research Summit and Malasanos Lectureship, contact Amanda Goldsmith.

Phone: (352) 273-6321
Fax: (352) 294-8102