Summer 2016

Horgas Receives Grant to Study Alzheimer’s Disease and Pain

Associate Professor Ann Horgas, PhD, RN, FAAN, has received a $249,436 Ed and Ethel Moore Alzheimer’s Disease Research Program grant from the Florida Department of Health. The grant will fund research studying whether a prescribed medication treatment can effectively reduce pain and behavior disruptions in nursing home residents with Alzheimer’s disease. Along with four interdisciplinary […]

Baker Scholarship Honors Memory of Committed Nurse and Mother

By Anna Suggs Hoffman A nurse touches the lives of so many people. Even those who have not experienced care by the hands of a nurse understand their importance and the passion they inspire. Growing up, William Baker witnessed the compassion and care shown by his mother, a licensed practical nurse and later physical therapist. […]

Celebrating 60 Years: Leadership is a Gator Nurse Tradition

We continue celebrating 60 of our most accomplished alumni in our summer issue. This magazine pays tribute to 20 alumni who embody the spirit of the second attribute in our tri-part motto: Lead. Gator Nurses are leaders in every part of health care—whether as deans of schools of nursing or as esteemed nurse researchers or […]