Dr. Donna Felber Neff
College of Nursing
University of Florida, USA


2001     Ph.D., Case Western Reserve University, Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing
1994     M.S.N., The University of Akron, College of Nursing


  1. Neff, D. F., Aiken, L.H., Cimiotti, J., Sloane, D.M., & Wu, E. (in review), Impact of foreign educated nurses on patient outcomes in U.S. hospitals.
  2. Greenblum, C.A., Rowe, M.A., Neff, D.F., & Greenblum, J.S. (2013), Midlife women: Menopausal symptoms and quality of life, Menopause, The Journal of the North American Menopause Society, 20(1), …..
  3. Everhardt, D., Neff, D.F., Al-Amon, M., & Weech-Maldanado, R. (In press), The effects of nurse staffing on hospital financial performance:Competitive versus less competitive markets, Health Care Management Review. EPub ahead of print.
  4. Brooten, D., Youngblut, J.M., Hannan, J., Guido-Sanz, F., Neff, D.F.,& Deoisres, W. (in press), APN Interventions in pregnant women with diabetes, Pacific Rim International Journal of Nursing Research
  5. Aiken, L.H., Cimiotti, J.P., Sloane, D.M., Smith, H.L., Flynn, L., Neff, D.F. (2011), Effects of nurse staffing and nurse education on patient deaths in hospitals with different nurse work environments, Medical Care, 49,1047-1053.
  6. Neff,D.F., Cimiotti, J., Heusinger, A., & Aiken, L.H. (2011), Nurses reports from the frontlines: Analysis of a statewide nurse survey, Nursing Forum, 46(1).
  7. Lee, A.K., McHugh, M.D., Sloane, D., Cimiotti, J.P., Flynn, L., Neff,D.F., & Aiken,L.H. (2009, Nursing key to patient satisfaction, Health Affairs, 28(4), 202-210.
  8. Greenblum, C., Greenblum, J., & Neff, D.F. (June, 2009). Vaginal estrogen use in menopause: Is it safe? The American Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 13(9), 26-35.
  9. Brooten, D., Youngblut, J.M., Donahue, D., Hamilton, M., Hannan, J., and Neff,D.F. (2007), Women with high risk pregnancies, problems, and APN interventions, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 39, 349-57
  10. Neff, D. F., Kinion, E., Cardina, C. (2007), Nurse managed center: Access to community based care for urban Native Americans, Journal of Community Health Nursing. 24(1), 19-30.