College of Nursing Research Centers

Florida Blue Center for Health Care Quality

The Florida Blue Center for Health Care Quality brings together experts from a variety of disciplines at UF, including health services administration, nursing, health policy, medicine, pharmacy, public health and sociology, to design and evaluate improved approaches to health care access and delivery. It is housed within the College of Nursing and the College of Public Health and Health Professions.

Center for Palliative Care Research and Education

Led by faculty from the College of Nursing on behalf of the health sciences colleges and welcoming participation from colleges campus-wide, theCenter for Palliative Care Research and Education  focuses on research and education to improve palliative care for persons and animals throughout Florida, across the nation, and all around the world. The palliative care philosophy values, respects, and supports individual dignity and autonomy and recognizes the need for informed decision making to achieve comfort and relieve stress during and after serious illness.