Patricia Robinson, PhD, ARNP
Senior Director of Research
Whole-Person, Center for Academic Research Excellence
Dr. Patricia Robinson is the Scientific Director of Nursing, Population Health, and Academic Research at AdventHealth Research Institute. She has been a research leader at AdventHealth since 2009, when she left her tenure track academic appointment in the College of Nursing at the University of Central Florida to pursue research fulltime.
In 1994, she received her B.S. in Nursing from the University of Central Florida. She did her graduate work at the University of Florida, receiving her M.S. in Nursing in 2000 and her Ph.D. in Nursing in 2006.
She has received numerous awards and accolades for her research, leadership, and service. As a highly regarded nurse scientist, she understands the intricacies of the challenges faced by caregivers, the rigorous demands of scientific inquiry, and how to merge the two perspectives. She provides effective leadership by leveraging her 16 years of direct clinical care experience with a sophisticated understanding of methodology gained as a scholar at a leading research university. Dr. Robinson works closely with her teams to develop and implement innovative, data-driven solutions to improve care quality and processes. She has a well-established history of external collaboration projects designed to advance the field of healthcare. Her expertise is complemented with her passion for addressing the needs of the most vulnerable populations. She seeks to identify barriers to care of the stigmatized and medically underserved while working tirelessly to promote public policy changes that impact community health. She continues to distinguish herself as a leader both within AdventHealth and in the broad field of healthcare as a medical ethicist, champion of the underserved, and change maker.
Examining Associations With Mental, Well-Being and Faith in Nurses (LIFT)
JOURNAL OF NURSING ADMINISTRATION
A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Motivational Interviewing Intervention to Improve Whole-Person Lifestyle
JOURNAL OF PRIMARY CARE AND COMMUNITY HEALTH
A thematic analysis of the effects of compassion rounds on clinicians and the families of NICU patients
JOURNAL OF HEALTH CARE CHAPLAINCY
Association of the US Food and Drug Administration Morcellation Warning With Rates of Minimally Invasive Hysterectomy and Myomectomy
OBSTETRICS AND GYNECOLOGY
Ambient Versus Traditional Environment in Pediatric Emergency Department
HERD-HEALTH ENVIRONMENTS RESEARCH & DESIGN JOURNAL
The influence of staff nurse perception of leadership style on satisfaction with leadership: A cross-sectional survey of pediatric nurses
INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF NURSING STUDIES
Education & Training
University of Central Florida