Student Achievements

UF College of Nursing Research Summit and…

Following a two-year interval that saw a cancelation and a virtual event, the University of Florida College of Nursing’s Research Summit and…

research day 2022

40 years in the making – A journey toward…

Gator Nurse Ashley Williamson is a registered nurse at the NCH Heart Institute in Naples, Florida. There Williamson – who has been an RN for two…

RN to BSN

Dream Come True

By Kyle Chambers At 6 years old, Patricia ‘Mara’ Wright, RN, moved with her family to North Florida, becoming a Gainesville resident. Growing…

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Dean's List

The University of Florida College of Nursing is driven to transform health through exceptional academic programs, preeminent research and innovative practice. Each semester the University of Florida College of Nursing’s Dean list recognizes those students who’s academic success is a reflection of the college’s standard of excellence.


NATIONALly recognized

Ashley Andraski

A prestigious Jonas Nurse Scholar, PhD student Ashley Andraski (BSN 2020) researches Type 1 Diabetes and plans to pursue a career in pediatric endocrinology following her graduation. Diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes as a child, she hopes to revolutionize the world of diabetes care, programs and research. Ashley has served as a University of Florida Diabetes Ambassador and hopes to continue expanding her impact in the realm of health care.

Ashley Andraski, UF College of Nursing PhD Student

2021-2022 PhD Dissertations

Safiya Bakarman

Associations between School Health Infrastructure and Students’ Body Mass Index | Project Chairperson: M. Weaver

Janet Lopez

An Exploration of Minority and Non-Minority Caregivers of Veteran Stroke Survivors | Project Chairperson: J. Stacciarini

Marina Magalhaes

Infant Feeding and Lactation Duration within Two High-Risk Groups | Project Chairperson: L. Parker