Innovative programs are positioning UF to meet demand for nurses and provide health care in rural areas

There is a nationwide shortage of nurses and it has been exacerbated by the pandemic. Interest in nursing as a career remains strong, however. UF’s College of Nursing has a long history of developing programs aimed at meeting the need for health care services, as Dean Anna McDaniel and Clinical Director Denise Schentrup explain.

Even at the cellular level, ancestry matters

UF professors Erika Moore, Josephine Allen and Connie Mulligan are asking the research community to consider ancestry in cell samples for medical research because accounting for a person's ancestry will improve the effectiveness of treatment for patients of all backgrounds.