Honoring A Gator Nursing Leader

Dean Anna McDaniel Steps Down After 10 Years at the College of Nursing.

By: Anna Hoffman

Building a Legacy

2 Dean Anna McDaniel stands with the College of Nursing faculty on stage at the University Auditorium in 2014. This was McDaniel's first spring pinning ceremony as dean.
Dean McDaniel has been a leader who has empowered the faculty and staff. She saw strengths when other people may have seen weaknesses.
Debra Lyon, PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FNAP, FAAN
2 Dean Anna McDaniel presenting Linda Aiken (BSN 1964, MN 1966) with the Dorothy M. Smith Legacy Award in 2016. Aiken was being recognized for her loyal support of the college and for establishing the Linda Harman Aiken Professorship, which became the Linda Harman Aiken Chair in 2022. Anna McDaniel assumed the endowed position in 2016.

In Her Own Words

3 Dean Anna McDaniel with her husband, Bob, at the UF Health Archer Family Health Care Sweet 16 celebration in 2017.
I am grateful you entrusted me with one of the most important jobs in our society right now: educating and preparing the future nursing workforce.
Dean Anna McDaniel

Honoring Dean McDaniel

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