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— Mary Lou Sole, College of Nursing dean

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UCF Associate Professor Desiree Díaz

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Desiree Díaz, professor of nursing, is one of the world’s leading healthcare simulation education experts.

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Attending UCF has been an incredible experience both in my professional and personal development.”

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Eunice Oladepe Ojo ’21DNP

Doctorate in nursing practice

Doctorate in nursing

“I believe I could make more of an impact by obtaining a Ph.D. in nursing. … I also believe my teaching and research experience [will] encourage [people to become] future nurses — especially [those] who are currently underrepresented in the nursing workforce.”

Ojo is a McKnight Doctoral fellow who is researching fall prevention and aims to become a nurse scientist and faculty.


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Kimberly Emery Rathbun ’17BSN ’22PhD

Bachelor’s in nursing

“UCF’s College of Nursing provides and creates opportunities to promote scholarly knowledge and growth and ensure student success. I feel well prepared moving forward in my career as a nurse scientist.”

Emery is the first graduate of UCF’s B.S.N. to Ph.D. program and has received recognition from the National Institutes of Health for her research.

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