Military and Veterans Health

FSU College of Nursing partners with United Health Foundation to establish Military Health concentration

By: Justin Ferretti  | Published: September 22, 2020


Florida State University’s College of Nursing has received a $1.25 million commitment from the United Health Foundation to prepare nurse practitioners to better address the distinct health needs of individuals who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces.

The three-year partnership with the United Health Foundation will allow the FSU College of Nursing to equip nurses with skills to better serve the unique needs of veterans.

“We are so grateful to the United Health Foundation for its partnership and generous support of this important initiative,” said FSU President John Thrasher. “Together, we will better meet the critical health care needs of current members of the military and veterans who have given so much to our country.” (continue reading)



Women at War Conference

June 18, 2021

Thank you to all who attended our Women at War conference! The recorded presentations along with speaker slides and speaker biographies can be found here. 





Resources for Women Veterans

Mental Health Issues Facing Military & Veterans in Florida Conference

The Florida State University College of Nursing held a virtual conference: Mental Health Issues facing Military & Veterans in Florida Friday, September 25. The presentations were recorded and are available here. We welcome your comments and ideas for future conferences. Please email any comments to


United Health Foundation Partners with Florida State University to Establish Graduate-Level Concentration in Military Health

Three-year, $1.25 million partnership with FSU’s College of Nursing establishes tailored curriculum to improve care for service members, veterans and their families.(continue reading)

The Military and Veterans Healthy program is funded in part by the United Health Foundation, a part of the UnitedHealth Group. UnitedHealth Group, including UnitedHealthcare, Optum and the United Health Foundation, has a long-standing commitment to developing a health workforce that is best equipped to meet the customized needs of patients, including military service members, veterans and their families.

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