College of Nursing

FSU experts weigh in on potential FDA change to blood donation policy

In the 1980s, amid the AIDS crisis, the Food and Drug Administration prohibited blood donation by men who had sexual relations with other men. In 2015, the agency loosened those restrictions slightly and allowed donation if the male donor had not had sexual contact with other men for the previous year. Now, several national media […]

FSU College of Nursing awarded over $1M to address growing nursing shortage in Florida via new practice partnership

The Florida State University College of Nursing has been awarded more than $1 million from a Florida Department of Education program that aims to combat the state’s growing nursing shortage through innovative academic industry collaboration. The funding came via two allotments from the DOE’s Linking Industry to Nursing Education, or LINE, Fund, the second of […]

FSU College of Nursing to launch Institute on Digital Health and Innovation, help solve ‘real-world needs’

Two recently hired faculty members in the College of Nursing are wasting no time making their mark at Florida State University, expanding the college’s footprint through the creation of a new institute focused on the intersection of digital innovation, big data and health care. Lisa Hightow-Weidman and Kathryn Muessig — esteemed digital health experts whom […]

FSU nursing researchers receive federal grant to study vaccine trial engagement in Latinx communities

A team of researchers from the Florida State University College of Nursing has been awarded a grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) to examine predictors of vaccine-trial engagement among sexual and gender minority Latinx communities. The Innovation Award: Minority Health and Health Equity from […]

FSU lands world-renowned research team to bolster ‘unprecedented growth’ at College of Nursing

As part of its expansion of health care and clinical research, Florida State University is adding two esteemed digital health experts with long records of funding from the National Institutes of Health to its ranks. Lisa Hightow-Weidman will begin her role as a distinguished and endowed professor on Oct. 3. Kathryn Muessig will start her […]

FSU College of Nursing increases undergraduate enrollment capacity

The Florida State University College of Nursing is dedicated to increasing the nursing workforce by educating students who have a desire and commitment to become a Registered Nurse. Now, the college has taken measures to increase enrollment by expanding admissions from once per year to three times per year. Students will now be accepted to […]

FSU, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare team up to construct new academic health center

Florida State University and Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare announced today a new partnership to build the FSU Health Tallahassee Center, a new facility that will offer advanced medical training and translational research opportunities and explore the academic health center of the future.  The building, funded by a $125 million appropriation from the Florida Legislature, will be […]

FSU College of Nursing dean elected as trustee of Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Jing Wang, dean of the Florida State University College of Nursing, has been named to the board of trustees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Wang is the first administrator from an institution within the State University System of Florida to serve on the board in at least 30 years. Founded in 1972, RWJF touts […]

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month: Associate dean expands research initiatives in the FSU College of Nursing

It’s been a busy nine months for Hyochol “Brian” Ahn, professor and associate dean for research in the Florida State University College of Nursing. Most recently, Ahn launched the Brain Science and Symptom Management Center, an institute for interdisciplinary research that will use brain simulation and computer technology to optimize pain and symptoms management. As […]

FSU College of Nursing professor to address Biden-Harris administration on health equity and community engagement

A faculty member from the Florida State University College of Nursing has been invited to address officials from the administration of President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris about health equity and community engagement in Florida. Eugenia Millender, associate professor at the College of Nursing and co-founder and co-director of the Center of Population […]

Nursing associate professor wins Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award

Sabrina L. Dickey, an associate professor in the Florida State University College of Nursing, has received the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Distinguished Service Award. Dickey earned a $1,000 stipend for the annual award that honors a faculty member, administrator or staff member for outstanding service in keeping with the principles and ideals of Dr. […]

FSU College of Nursing launches new Center for Brain Science and Symptom Management

The Florida State University College of Nursing has launched the Brain Science and Symptom Management Center (BSSMC), an institute for interdisciplinary research that will use brain simulation and computer technology to optimize pain and symptoms management. Established by Founding Director Hyochol “Brian” Ahn, a professor and the associate dean for research in the College of […]