Women’s Clinic: Women’s Health
Jennifer Donelan, ARNP
Jennifer Donelan is a Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. Her interest in women’s and reproductive health started when she served as a volunteer sexual information peer counselor during her undergraduate years at Oberlin college. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in English, Ms. Donelan worked as both a health educator and a medical assistant before returning to graduate school in nursing. She graduated with a Master’s of Science in Nursing degree from Yale University in 1999, and later that year earned board certification as a family nurse practitioner. Ms. Donelan has also completed training to provide forensic exams for sexual assault survivors. Her clinical interests include demystifying the pelvic exam, comprehensive birth control counseling and LGBTQIA-inclusive sexual health care.
Stacey Jackson, ARNP
Stacey Jackson is a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner. After graduation from the University of Florida in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing, she spent years working as a Registered Nurse on the Maternal-Infant unit of UF Health Shands Hospital. It was during this time she recognized her interest in women’s health issues, and decided to further her educational curiosities. She graduated from Vanderbilt University in 2012 with a Master of Science in Nursing, and gained board certification in 2013. Special interests include contraceptive management, the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted infections and Saturdays in the Swamp!
Pamela Taylor, ARNP
A third-generation nurse, Ms. Taylor has been part of the Women’s Health team for over 20 years. Her maternal grandmother, aunt and mother were nurses and she often jokes that it is in her DNA! Pam received her Nursing degree from Santa Fe College in 1981, and taking care of women has been her focus since attending the Emory University Regional Certificate Training program in 1988. She also worked for the Alachua County Health Department, taking care of rural families and running prenatal and well-baby clinics as a certified Nurse Practitioner. Pam’s focus in her practice at UF is to teach women how to take care of themselves by educating patients with an emphasis on prevention and well-being, including teaching them to take responsibility for their mental, physical and sexual health. “There is so much to figure out as a young adult, in addition to accomplishing academic success, and we at the SHCC want assist you in that journey – along with maintaining good health!”
Nicole Germain, ARNP
Born in Quebec, Nicole received her Nursing degree from College Bois de Boulogne, her Public Health from the University of Montreal and her ARNP from the University of Penn. For the past 35 years she’s been working in Women’s Health at Planned Parenthood clinics as well as private OB GYN offices. She joined the Student Health care center in 2010 and loves her work. She also serves as a clinical preceptor to Family Practice residents.
Susan Ryals, ARNP
Susan is a long-time Gator (class of 72 BSN) and big sports fan. She is a graduate of Medical University of South Carolina in Nurse Midwifery, and practiced midwifery in Gainesville for 20 years in birth center, hospital and home birth settings before coming to the Student Health Care Center to be part of a group of modern, forward-thinking women’s health care providers in the Women’s Clinic. Susan is also a SANE-trained forensic nurse examiner, certified by Emory University Colposcopy for Advance Practice. Her desire is to come from a place of her own contentment and peace to give personalized health care that focuses on what is most important to each person’s unique situation, identity and values, promoting and educating good health practices, planning for future childbearing, safety and enjoying every single step in life’s journey.