College of Nursing

FSU College of Nursing ranked No. 1 in Florida for NIH support

The Florida State University College of Nursing is ranked No. 1 in the state of Florida among nursing programs that receive funding from the National Institutes of Health. The rankings were released by the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, or BRIMR. The College of Nursing rose from No. 43 to No. 8 nationally among […]

FSU experts available for American Heart Month

February is a time to think about matters of the heart. That includes heart health. The American Heart Association sponsors “American Heart Month” every February to promote good cardiovascular health. Understanding the risk factors of heart disease and how to live a heart-healthy lifestyle goes a long way toward improving quality of life. Research from […]

FSU Nursing awarded $72.7M NIH grant to lead adolescent HIV clinical trial network

Florida State University has been awarded a $72.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to redesign and improve HIV prevention and care interventions in adolescents and young adults in the United States. Under the grant, which will be dispersed over the course of seven years, FSU will serve as the Scientific Leadership […]

FSU Nursing professor named 2023 Presidential Leadership Scholar

A Florida State University faculty member will join a unique network of leaders making a difference in the world. Associate Professor Eugenia Millender, co-founder and co-director of the Center of Population Sciences for Health Equity in the College of Nursing, is one of 60 scholars who will form the Presidential Leadership Scholars’ (PLS) eighth annual […]

FSU College of Nursing offers research-based Ph.D.

The Florida State University College of Nursing will introduce a new research-based doctoral degree in nursing beginning in the 2023 fall semester. The new degree program was approved during the Florida Board of Governors meeting in November. While the college already offers a practice-based doctoral degree in nursing, the focus on research will be a […]

FSU College of Nursing faculty collaborate with Panamanian institute to strengthen health research

Two faculty members from Florida State University’s College of Nursing have been named courtesy research associates of the Gorgas Commemorative Institute for Health Studies (ICGES) in Panama, the nation’s lead entity for facilitating and conducting health research. Frankie Wong, McKenzie Endowed Professor of Health Equity Research in the College of Nursing, and Eugenia Flores Millender, […]

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 […]