Inspiring Stories from UCF Alumni, Students, Faculty & Staff
As caregivers, innovators, educators and leaders, Knight nurses are making a difference in the lives of others every day.
Helping them soar to new heights are the mentors, advocates and experts on faculty and staff of the UCF College of Nursing.
Together, they are ensuring a healthy future for all.
Their compassion, service, excellence and integrity inspire us to continue to reach for the stars.
These personal stories of our “Knights in Nursing” showcase the incredible impact of nurses and hope to inspire a future generation.
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Pediatric Emergency Department Nurse at the Orlando Health Arnold Palmer Hospital for Children
Patricia M. Delgado
’08, ’10, ’15MSN, ’18DNP, APRN
Volunteer Nurse Practitioner at Shepherd’s Hope Health Center; Nurse Practitioner at the Orlando Dermatology and Skin Cancer Surgery Center
PhD, RN, MSN, MBA, '91BSN
Dean's Advisory Board; Assistant Dean of Business Development and Strategic Relationships, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
’12PhD, MS, BSN, RNC-OB
Supervisor of Perinatal Practice, Education, Research and Lactation at Lee Health
Emergency Department Nurse, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando Health
John W. Rothwell, III
'18DNP, ’15MSN, ’13BSN, APRN, FNP-BC
Veterans Evaluation Services Adjunct Faculty; Contract Nurse Practitioner at MedFast Urgent Care Centers; Schumacher Clinical Partners; Former Flight Medic in United States Army
Associate Professor at the Washington State University (WSU) College of Nursing, Affiliate Professor for WSU School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
’18DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, AP-PMN, CWS, CWCN-AP
Orlando Health Aesthetic and Reconstructive Surgery Institute, Adjunct Instructor, UCF College of Nursing DNP program, Preceptor for FNP and AGPCNP programs
’17MSN, RN, CHSE
Patient Experience Project Manager/Consultant for AdventHealth