Anastasiya Ferrell, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor

Anastasiya FerrellAnastasiya (Ana) Ferrell joined the SON faculty in 2019 after serving as a health educator consultant and health policy specialist for the Health Policy and Tobacco Control Office within the Florida Department of Health and working as a tobacco cessation facilitator and tobacco treatment specialist at the University of Florida College of Medicine Area Health Education Center.

Community health nursing has become a major calling in Ferrell’s career. Her public health work ranged from advocacy for tobacco control to tobacco prevention and cessation.

Ferrell earned her BSN and PhD from University of Florida.

Education:

  • 2018, PhD, Nursing Sciences, University of Florida
  • 2014, BSN, Nursing, University of Florida
  • 2011, BS, Biology, University of Florida
  • 2009, AA, Biology, Santa Fe College

Research Interest(s):

  • Regulation of novel tobacco products
  • Tobacco-related trends among youth
  • Tobacco prevention and cessation
  • Health effects of novel tobacco products

Community Engagement:

  • Southern Nursing Research Society
  • Society for Research on Nicotine & Tobacco
  • The College on Problems of Drug Dependence

View Anastasiya Ferrell's Curriculum Vitae