Academic Advising

Graduate Nursing Staff Contacts

For questions related to your plan of study, registering for courses or making a petition, please contact one of our staff advisors in the Office of Graduate Affairs at GradNurseAdvisor@ucf.edu.

Assistant Director, Graduate Student Services
Ayanna Lopez

Coordinator, Graduate Student Services
Michelle Hightower

 

Information Sessions for Prospective Students 

 

Graduate Nursing Faculty Contacts

Students enrolled in a graduate nursing program typically receive advising from a faculty advisor or program coordinator. This advising may include professional development, career opportunities and post-graduation plans.

 

Adult/Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN, Certificate, DNP)
Dr. Christopher Blackwell

Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (MSN, Certificate)
Dr. Josie Weiss

Adult/Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner (Post-BSN to DNP)
Dr. Angela Ritten

Family Nurse Practitioner (MSN, Certificate)
Dr. Josie Weiss

Family Nurse Practitioner (Post-BSN to DNP)
Dr. Angela Ritten

Advanced Practice Nursing (Post-MSN to DNP)
Dr. Angela Ritten

Nurse Educator (MSN, Certificate)
Dr. Michele Upvall

Nursing and Healthcare Simulation (MSN)
Dr. Mindi Anderson

Healthcare Simulation (Certificate)
Dr. Mindi Anderson

Nursing Leadership and Management (MSN)
Dr. Diane Andrews

Nurse Executive (DNP)
Dr. Diane Andrews

Research Nurse Scientist (PhD in Nursing)
Dr. Donna Neff