UCF Nursing Expands Faculty Experts for Fall 2023

College & Campus News
August 21, 2023 by
To support increased student enrollment, aided by PIPELINE funding, the College of Nursing has increased its full-time faculty members by 26 percent. When UCF College of Nursing begins the new semester today, there will be many new faces in the hallways and classrooms. Across three UCF campuses in Central Florida, the college will welcome its […]

UCF Endowed Chair Among Nurse Researchers Inducted into International Hall of Fame

Awards & Kudos
July 21, 2023 by
The honor is the highest level of recognition for nurse scientists, and recognizes their significant contributions to improve the nursing profession. Carmen Giurgescu, the Chatlos Foundation endowed chair, associate dean of research and professor in UCF’s College of Nursing, is among 22 distinguished nurse researchers who will be inducted in the 2023 Sigma International Nurse Researcher Hall […]

UCF Awards 143 Faculty with Promotion and Tenure

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July 17, 2023 by
Five College of Nursing faculty members are among this year’s awardees being recognized for excellence and productivity in research, teaching and service. Five College of Nursing faculty are among the 143 UCF faculty members who recently achieved significant career milestones in earning promotions and tenure for the 2022-23 cycle. The approved faculty­ — 93 for […]

UCF Aging Expert Named 2023 American Academy of Nursing Fellow

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July 5, 2023 by
Associate Professor Ladda Thiamwong is UCF College of Nursing’s 12th fellow of the organization— which honors the profession’s most accomplished leaders. Ladda Thiamwong, associate professor in UCF’s College of Nursing, is one of 253 distinguished nurse leaders — and among four in Florida — who have been named to the 2023 class of fellows by […]

New Online Certificate Program to Build Culturally Congruent Care

June 28, 2023 by
UCF’s Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals online graduate certificate program begins Fall 2023. The Hispanic population in the U.S. is growing, accounting for 18.9% of the population nationwide, and 26.8% of the population in Florida. Through a new online Hispanic Serving Healthcare Professionals graduate certificate program, UCF College of Nursing is helping to address the health […]

Gaining Skills and Perspective in Mexico

June 16, 2023 by
Through a study abroad opportunity to Chiapas, Mexico, UCF nursing students learned valuable global lessons in interdisciplinary collaboration and health disparities. This summer, 10 UCF nursing students studied abroad with UCF Abroad to gain an international perspective of health and healthcare in Chiapas, Mexico, and provide an intercultural exchange between UCF and partner organizations in […]

New UCF Project Launched to Engage a Diverse, New Generation of Researchers to Aid Aging Populations

Faculty & Staff News
June 14, 2023 by
UCF has been awarded $1.85 million to pilot a five-year, multidisciplinary program to increase diversity among student researchers focused on health disparities in aging. The number of older adults in the U.S. population is growing, expecting to nearly double by 2060, and becoming more diverse with racial and ethnic minority populations projected to increase by […]

UCF Nursing Faculty Honored with National Educator Award

Alumni & Friends
May 1, 2023 by
Associate Professor Jacqueline LaManna ’13PhD has received the 2023 Outstanding Nurse Practitioner Education Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties. The award recognizes nurse practitioner faculty who contribute to the advancement of education through innovative curriculum and creative education strategies. LaManna is one of nine nurse practitioner educators who were honored at the […]

UCF Leads Development of First Large-scale System for Extended Reality Research

College & Campus News
April 25, 2023 by
The nearly $5 million project will facilitate human subjects research to improve extended reality technologies for the general population and make them more inclusive to groups such as older adults or people with disabilities. A University of Central Florida researcher is leading a nearly $5 million U.S. National Science Foundation-funded project to develop the first, […]


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