Associate Professor, University of Central Florida College of Nursing

Jacqueline LaManna, PhD, APRN, ANP-BC, BC-ADM, CDCES, FADCES has over 35 years of nursing experience with experience in clinical nursing, nursing education, and research. Dr. LaManna received a BSN with highest distinction from Purdue University, MSN from the University of Florida, and PhD in Nursing from the University of Central Florida. Her dissertation examined hospital-to-home transition experiences of older adults with diabetes. Dr. LaManna is a board-certified adult nurse practitioner and holds multiple certifications in diabetes care. Dr. LaManna previously created and managed a diabetes disease management program for an integrated health network. She was inducted as a Fellow of the Association of Diabetes Care and Education Specialists in 2020. Dr. LaManna is past-chair of the ADCES research committee and co-led several systematic reviews on hypoglycemia and quality of life of people with diabetes for the organization. She was recently elected to the ADCES board of directors and has published on multiple diabetes topics. Dr. LaManna has been on faculty at the University of Central Florida’s College of Nursing since 2006. She is an Associate Professor and teaches adult and gerontologic content in the primary care nurse practitioner programs. Dr. LaManna is the director of the post-MSN DNP program for advanced practice nurses. She has received awards for teaching excellence and was recently named as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing. She has been active in a national group that is developing a telehealth toolkit for nurse educators. Dr. LaManna practices as a nurse practitioner in an endocrine clinic at the Florida Department of Health in Brevard County. In this role, she provides care to women with diabetes-complicated pregnancies. She is conducting research on transitional care needs of women with gestational diabetes and has published and presented nationally on this topic.