Leslee A. D’Amato-Kubiet is committed to the advancement of professional nursing education through technological innovations, and research in women’s health and end-of-life care. In addition to her academic appointments at the UCF College of Nursing, D’Amato-Kubiet practices as an advanced clinical provider in hospice and palliative care in northeast Florida. Her previous clinical experience as a nurse practitioner includes women’s health and disease management for indigent populations. A dedicated educator and mentor, D’Amato-Kubiet has served in various roles in undergraduate and graduate nursing education at the college since joining in 2006. In addition to her current academic appointments, she is the chairperson for honors undergraduate thesis projects and DNP projects.

  • PhD, University of Central Florida
  • MSN in Adult Health, University of Florida
  • BSN, University of Florida
Selected Awards & Honors
  • Gold Star Preceptor of the Year Award, National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculty, 2021
Selected Professional Activities
  • Immediate Past President, Volusia Flagler Advanced Nursing Practice Council
  • Florida Nurse Practitioner Network
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • Hospice and Palliative Nurse Association
  • International Society of Nurses in Genetics

Expertise & Research

  • Acute Care
  • Chronic Diseases
  • End of Life
  • Evidence-Based Practice
Research Areas
  • Aging & Vulnerable Populations
  • Quality, Safety & Patient Outcomes