Celebrating Faculty and Employee Excellence at 2024 Founders’ Day

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April 3, 2024 by
College of Nursing faculty and staff members are among the hundreds across the university who are being honored for service and excellence during the 2024 Founders’ Day celebration Wednesday. UCF College of Nursing faculty and staff members are among those who will be recognized for academic excellence and service at the Founders’ Day Faculty Honors […]

National Academies of Practice Honors Three UCF Nursing Experts

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March 18, 2024 by
Kelly Allred ’07PhD, Jean Davis ’19PhD and Ladda Thiamwong were inducted as Distinguished Fellows of the National Academies of Practice in Nursing. Three UCF College of Nursing faculty experts — Kelly Allred ’07PhD, Jean Davis ’19PhD, and Ladda Thiamwong — have been named Distinguished Fellows by the National Academies of Practice in Nursing. The National […]

Mixing Realities for More Realistic Trauma Training

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March 8, 2024 by
A patented innovation developed by UCF researchers brings the virtual and physical worlds together to enhance healthcare training for trauma and casualty care. One of the first steps in trauma, wound, and combat casualty care is to stop the bleeding. “There’s a right amount of pressure. Too much is not a good thing. Not enough […]

53 Faculty Scholars Honored at 4th Biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration

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February 12, 2024 by
This year’s celebration recognized faculty from across eight colleges, the library and the Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning. The University of Central Florida recognized some of its top faculty for their contributions to scholarly excellence and creativity during the fourth biennial Faculty Authors’ Celebration held Thursday at the Live Oak Ballroom on campus. Among […]

UCF Names New Associate Dean for Simulation and Immersive Learning

Faculty & Staff News
December 15, 2023 by
Professor Mindi Anderson, an internationally recognized healthcare simulation expert, was named associate dean for simulation and immersive learning at UCF’s College of Nursing. As associate dean, Anderson will provide leadership for simulation and immersive learning across academic programs at the college. She will also provide guidance to the college’s leadership team, faculty, and staff on […]

Game Mimics Reality to Improve Life for Older Adults with Cancer

Faculty & Staff News
December 6, 2023 by
A team led by UCF College of Nursing Endowed Professor Victoria Loerzel ’07PhD was awarded a $2.5M grant to test the innovative intervention that simulates symptoms and self-management. Imagine you’re heading home from chemotherapy treatment armed with information from doctors and nurses on how to manage the most feared side effects: nausea and vomiting. What […]

UCF Hires Director of Development and Operations for Virtual Experience Research Accelerator (VERA)

Faculty & Staff News
November 1, 2023 by
Ali Haskins Lisle, Ph.D., has been named the Director of Development and Operations for the UCF-led Virtual Experience Research Accelerator (VERA). VERA is a nearly $5 million U.S. National Science Foundation project to develop the first large-scale human-machine system for virtual reality human subjects research, with the goals of affording very large studies, very quickly, […]

UCF Recognizes 15 Top Faculty at 2023 Luminary Awards

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October 18, 2023 by
The honor is designed to recognize some of UCF’s brightest stars who shine a positive light on UCF and in their respective fields. UCF College of Nursing faculty member Desiree Díaz is among 15 faculty members who were celebrated for their leadership and the impact they are making in communities, the nation and in the […]


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