UCF Nursing’s First Postdoctoral Fellow Awarded National Funding

Academics
February 17, 2022 by
Suzanne Hyer ’19PhD received funding from the National Institutes of Health to study the role of social determinants of health on pregnancy weight gain and infant birth weight among Black women. Nursing PhD alumna Suzanne Hyer is passionate about health promotion – to positively influence people’s health knowledge and behavior. Now as the UCF College […]

239 Nursing Degrees Awarded in Fall 2021

Academics
December 17, 2021 by
Graduates will help meet state and national demand for baccalaureate-educated nurses, nurse leaders and nursing faculty. Today, UCF awarded 239 nursing degrees and recognized the hard work and dedication of College of Nursing students who have achieved their educational dreams. There has never been a greater need for more Knight nurses to not only practice […]

Graduating Nursing PhD Student Develops Promising Epilepsy App

Academics
December 15, 2021 by
Medilepsy, developed by McKnight Doctoral Fellow Michelle Tall ’17MSN, effectively helped adolescents with epilepsy and their caregivers self-manage the chronic disease in a study. Epilepsy, a chronic neurological condition, effects 3.4 million people in the U.S. and 50 million worldwide. For nursing PhD graduate Michelle Tall ’17MSN, it’s something she knows all too well as […]

Serving the Underserved

Alumni & Friends
March 16, 2021 by
Leading nursing scholar assists rural nurse leaders through endowed scholarship In the Spring 2021 issue of IMPACT: The Magazine of the UCF Foundation, Nursing Endowed Chair and Professor Angeline Bushy shares why she established the Dr. Angeline and John R. Bushy Endowed Scholarship for PhD students in the College of Nursing who live in rural […]

Record Number of Nursing Doctoral Graduates in Summer Class of 2020

Academics
July 29, 2020 by
Reflecting growing national demand for nurse practitioners and nursing faculty, UCF College of Nursing will graduate the most total Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) and PhD students in its history this weekend.   It’s a fact. Nurses with the highest level of degree are in high demand. Nursing, like many other healthcare professions, is moving […]

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