Ann-Lynn Denker, PhD, ARNP

Adjunct Clinical Professor
Director, Center for Nursing Excellence
Jackson Health System

Jackson Medical Towers
1500 N.W. 12 Ave
Suite 709C
Miami, FL 33136
Tel: 305-585-7934
Fax: 305-326-7982


BS, Nursing, University of Florida, 1973
MSN, Nursing, University of Florida, 1974
PhD, Nursing, University of Miami, 1989

Certificate and Licensure

ARNP, State of Florida Department of Health

Clinical Specialties

Pediatric clinical nurse specialist

Primary Teaching Areas

Pediatric Nursing
Pediatric Cardiology
Privacy, Health Policy
Nursing Research

Research and Academic Interests


Research (selected)

2004, November, USA Medical Research: Telemedicine and Advanced Technology, in collaboration with Dr. Jeffrey Augenstei

Publications (selected)

Ewers, Coker, Banjok & Denker, (2008, December). A Collaborative Curricular Model for Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in a Critical Care Setting. Critical Care Nursing Clinics of N America, 20:4.

Presentations (selected)

The Clinical Research Certificate, South Florida Winter Evidence-Based Nursing Institute, January 7-9, 2008.

South Florida Research Consortium, “Evidence Based Collaboration, Practice and Academia” Coral Gables, FL, October 2007

Florida Nurses Association, “Collaborative Think-Tank: the Nursing Shortage.” Orlando, FL, August 2007

Sigma Theta Tau International Convention, “Research and evidence Based Practice Collaboration: Practice and Academia.” Montreal, Canada, 2007

6th Annual Florida Magnet Nursing Research Conference: Shared Governance and Quality Outcomes, February 12-13, 2009.

Lambda Chi Chapter of STT, Annual Research Conference, A Fresh Start for Nursing , Increasing Capacity with Shared Governance, April 8, 2009.

Major Accomplishments

Alumnis of Distinction, University of Miami School of Nursing, November, 2006

Outstanding Community Service Award, STT, Beta Tau Chapter, May 6, 2006

Florida Nurses Association, Board of Directors, 2005-present

Chair, Florida Nurses Association Political Action Committee, 2004-present

Health Care Hero for Volunteerism, Greater Miami Chamber of Commerce, 2000