Inspiring Stories from UCF Alumni and Students

As caregivers, innovators, educators and leaders, Knight nurses are making a difference in the lives of patients, students and the community each and every day.

Their compassion, service, excellence and integrity inspire us to continue to reach for the stars.

By sharing their personal stories, it is our goal to not only inspire you but also a future generation of nurse leaders.

 

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Mackenzie Chase ’16BSN, RN 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
Ken Dion PhD, RN, MSN, MBA, '91BSN Dean's Advisory Board; Assistant Dean of Business Development and Strategic Relationships, Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Shannon (Hassett) Harville ’16BSN, RN Alumni Chapter Board, Philanthropy Chair; Adjunct Faculty
Carol Lawrence ’12PhD, MS, BSN, RNC-OB Supervisor of Perinatal Practice, Education, Research and Lactation at Lee Health
Corrine Medeiros '17BSN, RN 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
Martin Schiavenato ’07PhD, RN Associate Professor at the Washington State University (WSU) College of Nursing, Affiliate Professor for WSU School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
Karenna Thatcher ’17MSN, RN Patient Experience Project Manager/Consultant for AdventHealth