2021 Another Record Year – Five Consecutive Years of Rising Research Funding

Academics
October 18, 2021 by
Despite a pandemic that slowed the economy; delayed or derailed some federal and private agencies’ spending plans; and frustrated supply chains, UCF generated $212.9 million in research awards — up more than $8 million from 2020. The College of Nursing also experienced another record year of increased research funding. This year’s UCF research success stories […]

Associate Professor Receives Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to Bahamas

Faculty News
October 12, 2021 by
Public Health expert Jascinth Lindo to build nurse research capacity in the Caribbean The U.S. Department of State and the Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board have awarded Associate Professor Jascinth Lindo a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to the Bahamas. Lindo is teaching undergraduate nursing students and conducting research at the University of the Bahamas as […]

Genius Foundation Awards $300,000 to UCF Interdisciplinary Health Research

Awards & Kudos
October 7, 2021 by
Eight interdisciplinary faculty research projects — on health topics including pain management, improving provider-patient communication, and intimate partner violence — have received about $300,000 in grant funding through a new partnership between the UCF Academic Health Sciences Center and the Elizabeth Morse Genius Foundation. The donation is the first major programmatic gift to the AHSC since it […]

Student Nurses’ Association adapts meetings and outreach for pandemic success

College & Campus News
September 20, 2021 by
NSM Today reports on how the Student Nurses’ Association at UCF Orlando adapted to COVID-19 while maintaining its high-achieving nature. The chapter was nominated for the “Outstanding Adaptation to COVID-19” award at the 2021 RSO Impact Awards, an award show put on by Knights of the Round Table and Student Government. Kate Dorminy, the organization’s […]

UCF Names New Department and Endowed Chair in Nursing

College & Campus News
July 19, 2021 by
Welcomes renowned mental health nursing expert Dr. Mona Shattell Mona Shattell, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been named the new chair for the Department of Nursing Systems and the Hugh F. and Jeannette G. McKean Endowed Chair in the UCF College of Nursing. As department chair, Shattell will oversee and manage undergraduate and graduate nursing degree […]

UCF Expert is First Recipient of International Award for Diversity, Inclusivity, and Equity in Simulation

Awards & Kudos
June 22, 2021 by
The International Association for Clinical Simulation and Learning honored nursing Associate Professor Desiree A. Díaz as a visionary and inspiring nurse leader. Leading healthcare simulation expert Desiree A. Díaz, PhD, FNP-BC, CNE, CHSE-A, ANEF, FAAN, has been honored with the inaugural Diversity, Inclusivity, and Equity Excellence Award from the International Association for Clinical Simulation and […]

Honoring 40 Exemplary UCF Nursing Alumni

Alumni & Friends
May 17, 2021 by
This past Saturday at the UCF College of Nursing 40th Anniversary Virtual Gala, 40 outstanding Knight nurse alumni were honored for their contributions to the profession. Awardees are shining bright and reaching for the stars to positively impact the health of their communities as practitioners, leaders, entrepreneurs, educators and researchers. Meet the Awardees

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