Dr. Allred’s research focuses on the use of simulation technology to educate students and practicing nurses to improve patient outcomes. She recently led and completed a research project, which was funded by a UCF innovation grant, that developed a student simulation to improve communication and teamwork skills in a high-stress event.
Allred’s additional research interests and published works center on nonpharmacologic interventions for the management of pain.
A longtime Florida resident and Knight nurse, Allred was in the first cohort of nursing PhD graduates at UCF.
- PhD in Nursing, University of Central Florida
- MSN, University of Florida
- BSN, Florida State University
- Pain Management Nursing