hero image
Versie Johnson-Mallard - University of Florida. Gainesville, FL, US

Versie Johnson-Mallard Versie Johnson-Mallard

Associate Dean For Student Affairs | University of Florida

Gainesville, FL, UNITED STATES

Versie Johnson-Mallard’s research is in women’s health, reproductive health promotion and sexually transmitted infection prevention.


Versie Johnson-Mallard’s research and clinical practice are in of women’s health, reproductive health promotion and sexually transmitted infection prevention, with an emphasis on HPV screening and prevention. She also researches behavior changes in response to culturally appropriate nursing interventions, such as select e-learning and print materials.

Industry Expertise (2)


Health and Wellness

Areas of Expertise (4)


Sexually Transmitted Infection Management

Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevention

Women’s Health

Media Appearances (5)

Kent State University Selects New Deans For College Of Nursing And College Of The Arts

Kent State University  online


Following separate national searches, Kent State University has selected Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., for the position of dean of the College of Nursing and Diane H. Petrella, D.M.A., for the position of dean of the College of the Arts.

view more

Versie Johnson-Mallard appointed to the Board on Gulf Education and Engagement

University of Florida Health  online


Versie Johnson-Mallard, PhD, WHNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, associate dean for student affairs, has been appointed to the Board on Gulf Education and Engagement of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine. Her term officially begins Sept. 1, 2020 and runs through Dec. 31, 2024.

view more

FAMU alumna a finalist for nursing dean

The Famuan  online


FAMU’s School of Nursing dean search committee is one step closer to narrowing its choices to present to the provost. Monday afternoon the third of four candidate presented to the search committee via Zoom, the same method the two previous candidates were interviewed. The candidate, Versie Johnson-Mallard, is no stranger to FAMU. She received her bachelor’s in nursing from FAMU. Her graduate career also took place in Florida as she attended the University of South Florida and the University of Florida.

view more

Versie Johnson-Mallard Appointed Associate Dean for Student Affairs

The Gator Nurse  online


A new year has brought new leadership in the UF College of Nursing Office for Student Affairs. Versie Johnson-Mallard, Ph.D., ARNP, FAAN, was appointed associate dean for student affairs effective Jan. 1, after serving as an associate professor and chair of the department of family, community and health system science at the college since 2015.

view more

Johnson-Mallard Elected as Co-Chair of AAN Panel

University of Florida Health  online


College of Nursing Department Chair and Associate Professor Versie Johnson-Mallard, PhD, ARNP, FAAN, was elected co-chair of the American Academy of Nursing’s Women’s Health Expert Panel. The goal of this panel is reducing the gaps of health disparities and inequalities and strengthening the nursing and health care delivery system nationally and internationally.

view more


Articles (5)

A Prospective Randomized Trial of the Influence of Music on Anxiety in Patients Starting Radiation Therapy for Cancer

International Journal of Radiation Oncology*Biology*Physics

One of the most downloaded articles in 2017 from the International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, and Physics was a study suggesting that music therapy during radiation therapy (RT) simulation substantially reduces anxiety. To further evaluate the potential of music's clinical efficacy in the context of radiation therapy, we conducted a randomized trial evaluating the influence of genre-based music chosen by the study participant on anxiety during the first RT treatment session with a method that is applicable to routine clinical practice.

view more

Development of an Online Reproductive Health Intervention for Individuals with Sickle Cell Disease or Trait

Women's Health Reports

The purpose of this article is to describe the method of developing an internet-based reproductive options intervention to increase informed reproductive decision-making among individuals with sickle cell disease (SCD) or sickle cell trait (SCT). An interprofessional team of graphics and media specialist, nurses, physicians, and researchers collaborated to develop the intervention.

view more

A Large Randomized Trial: Effects of Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) for Breast Cancer (BC) Survivors on Salivary Cortisol and IL-6

Biological Research For Nursing

Breast cancer survivors (BCS) often experience psychological and physiological symptoms after cancer treatment. Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR), a complementary and alternative therapy, has reduced subjective measures of stress, anxiety, and fatigue among BCS. Little is known, however, about how MBSR affects objective markers of stress, specifically the stress hormone cortisol and the pro-inflammatory cytokine interleukin-6 (IL-6).

view more

How Health Care Providers Can Use Digital Health Technologies to Inform Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Decision Making and Promote the HPV Vaccine Uptake Among Adolescents and Young Adults

BioResearch Open Access

High-risk stains of human papillomavirus (HPV) is linked to causing cancer, is highly prevalent, and has increased incidence among adolescents and young adults. However, vaccination rates are low. Health care provider recommendation is the biggest influencer toward vaccine uptake. Since more health care providers are using digital health technologies in their medical practices, this study investigated the feasibility of technology to increase informed decision making.

view more

The Robert Wood Johnson Nurse Faculty Scholars Diversity and Inclusion Research

Health Equity

The purpose of this research is to deepen the understanding of DEI training and show how scholars across the nation incorporated DEI leadership into academic roles. Faculty and administrators' experiential experience in diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) plays a role in the success or failure of DEI training. DEI training at institutes of higher learning should include metrics that examine our bias for invisible and overt support for DEI.

view more





loading image loading image loading image



Languages (1)

  • English

Affiliations (5)

  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners : Member
  • American Academy of Nursing : Member
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health Council for Hillsborough County School System : Member
  • RWJ AACN Careers in Nursing Scholars Leadership Series : Member
  • National League for Nursing Commission for Nursing Education Accreditation Committee : Member