Associate Instructor Donna Breit serves as the faculty advisor for both the Association of Pre-Nursing Students  and Nursing @ Nike, a campus living and learning community for pre-nursing undergraduates. Her clinical practice and scholarship focus on community and public health. She has led a wide variety of community health projects funded by the Florida Blue Parramore Healthy Community Initiative Grant, has advised students on numerous award-winning service learning projects across Central Florida, and has been recognized for her volunteer work by both the Heart of Florida United Way and Shepherd’s Hope. Breit’s clinical background includes surgical-trauma ICU, neonatal ICU, and neonatal transport.

Selected Awards & Honors
  • Volunteer of the Year Award, Shepherd’s Hope, 2018
  • Community Volunteer Excellence Award, Heart of Florida United Way, 2016
  • Excellence in Service Learning Award, UCF College of Nursing, 2016
Selected Professional Activities
  • Counselor, Sigma International Honor Society of Nursing: Theta Epsilon Chapter
  • American Nurses Association


Expertise & Research

  • Community Health
  • Health Services
  • Healthcare Disparities
  • Nursing Education
  • Pediatrics / Neonatal
  • Preventative Care
  • Public Health