Two-time alumna and former McKnight Doctoral Fellow Michelle K. Tall is a lecturer at the UCF College of Nursing. Her nursing career spans more than three decades, and includes clinical experience in emergency and surgical care, and professional experience in medical sales and as an epilepsy consultant and advocate. Tall is the creator of a mobile app, Medilepsy, LLC®, an innovative self-management app for adolescents and young adults with epilepsy. Her research involves the creation and testing of novice digital interventions for adolescents and young adults with epilepsy, and their caregivers, which targets medication adherence and transition readiness skills. In addition to her faculty appointment, Tall is the Founder and CEO of The Epilepsy Leadership Foundation, Inc. and The American Epilepsy Nurses Association, Inc.

  • PhD, University of Central Florida
  • MSN, University of Central Florida
  • BA, Rollins College
Selected Awards & Honors
  • Outstanding Knight Nurse Award, Research, 2022
  • Nurse and Advanced Practice Provider Travel Award, American Epilepsy Society and the Scientific Program Committee, 2022
  • Broadening Representation and Inclusion by Growing Diversity and Equity (BRIDGE) at the American Epilepsy Society 2022 Annual Meeting, Presenter
Selected Professional Activities
  • The American Epilepsy Society, Member
  • Central Florida Black Nurses Association, Inc., Mentorship Program Co-Chair
  • UCF Faculty Senate, Admissions and Standards Committee Member
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, Member
  • Sigma Theta Tau International, Member
  • Psi Chi International Honor Society, Member

Expertise & Research

  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Caregivers
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Diversity / Equity / Inclusion
  • Epilepsy
  • Gaming / Mobile Apps
  • Pediatrics
  • Technology
  • Young Adult
Research Areas
  • Technology & Modeling
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