A Gator Nursing Great: Farewell to David Derrico

Clinical Assistant Professor David Derrico retired this spring, leaving behind a three-decades-long legacy.

By: Kyle Chambers

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Maestro of His Own Path

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A Guiding Light for Gator Nurses

"I’ve never met another professor who cared so much about the advancement of their students."
— Christen Becerra, RN (BSN 2021)

Leaving a Legacy

“There is no higher honor than to educate the next generation of Gator Nurses,”
— David Derrico