Alumni Chapter Board, Joined Fall 2016
Dean’s Advisory Board, Joined Spring 2021

Dr. Eberbach has been a pediatric nurse since 1987; experienced in critical care, sedation, and emergency care. Her educational journey began at St. Xavier University in Chicago with a BSN, then earned an MSN and MBA from Lewis University, in Romeoville, Illinois in 2009; she went on to the University of Central Florida to earn a DNP in 2015 and a Post-Masters Teaching Certificate in 2017. She holds national certifications in Pediatric Nursing (CPN) and Pediatric Emergency Nursing (CPEN). Kelly is a member of the Emergency Nursing Association and the Society of Pediatric Nursing. Her current professional role is with Nemours Children’s Hospital as the Emergency Departments Clinical Nurse Educator and the Nursing Academic Liaison for community partners.

She was the Chair of the UCF College of Nursing Alumni Chapter for two years, and now is Immediate Past Chair. Under her leadership, the board has grown, implemented a formal mentorship program to align graduating seniors with professional alumni, and proposed a continuing education curriculum to provide chapter members with Florida Board of Nursing requirements for license renewal.

Professional Role

Clinical Nurse Educator, Emergency Department
Nemours Children’s Hospital

What I Love About UCF

“I love that UCF is dedicated to quality education that not only transforms students into nurses but transforms the care that patients receive from UCF graduates. Every patient deserves to be cared for by a graduate of UCF’s College of Nursing.”