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 […]

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 […]

Nursing Assistant Professor Named National Fellow

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June 24, 2022 by
Frank Guido-Sanz was inducted in the Class of 2022 Fellows of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners, and is now among 24 distinguished national faculty fellows at the College of Nursing. Recognizing his outstanding achievements in the field, Assistant Professor Francisco “Frank” Guido-Sanz, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, ’18AGACNP-BC, FAANP, has been inducted into the Fellows of […]

2 UCF Professors Elected as IEEE Fellows for Career Achievements

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January 20, 2022 by
The new honorees brings UCF’s total Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers fellows to 17. Pegasus Professor and Endowed Chair Greg Welch is one of two UCF professors honored as a 2022 Fellow by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), a prestigious national distinction. Their fellowships bring the total number of IEEE fellows […]

Nursing Assistant Professor Inducted as Distinguished Fellow of the National Academies of Practice

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March 22, 2021 by
Fellowship honors outstanding leadership and achievements in the profession   The National Academies of Practice (NAP) has inducted Veronica Decker, DNP, MBA, APRN, PMHCNS-BC, FNAP, assistant professor in the UCF College of Nursing, in the Class of 2021 Distinguished Fellows (FNAP). Fellows were recognized in a virtual induction ceremony during the NAP Annual Meeting & […]

2 UCF Faculty Inducted in the American Academy of Nursing 2020 Class of Fellows

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November 3, 2020 by
The nursing faculty members are recipients of the highest honor in the profession and recognized for their impact in healthcare simulation.   Two faculty members at the UCF College of Nursing have received the distinguished honor of fellows of the prestigious American Academy of Nursing (FAAN). Associate Professor Desiree Díaz and Clinical Associate Professor Laura Gonzalez, who are among only […]

Associate Professor Honored by American Academy of Nursing

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November 8, 2018 by
Mindi Anderson, an associate professor at the UCF College of Nursing, was recently inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Anderson was selected for her significant contributions over the past decade to advance nursing education through simulation best practices. She is one of 195 distinguished nurse leaders in the 2018 class of fellows. Academy […]

Desiree Díaz Inducted as Fellow of Academy of Nursing Education

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September 19, 2018 by
Díaz was honored for her contributions to innovative teaching and learning strategies, academic leadership and nursing education research. BY COLLEGE OF NURSING Desiree Díaz, a healthcare simulation educator and assistant professor of nursing, has been inducted into the prestigious Academy of Nursing Education by the National League for Nursing (NLN). Díaz, who was one of […]


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