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Dr. Borne, seen here on her coronation day with President Brady and Dr. Kinne, is a graduate of JU's Doctor of Nursing Practice program.

Faculty Profile: School of Nursing welcomes Miss Jacksonville University 1993

Dr. Borne was crowned Miss Jacksonville University in 1993.

The Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences welcomes Assistant Professor Elaine Borne to the School of Nursing. Dr. Borne is the lead faculty for the Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (AGACNP) certification program. She received her BSN from Jacksonville University (1993) and her MSN from the University of Florida. She is certified by the ANCC as an Adult Nurse Practitioner in the specialties of primary and acute care with over 15 years of experience as a hospitalist nurse practitioner. She is a graduate of JU’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program (2014) and her research interests include the education and clinical preparedness of Nurse Practitioners for the role of hospitalist provider and the development of a fellowship program for hospital-based Nurse Practitioners.

While pursuing her undergraduate degree at Jacksonville University, Dr. Borne was very involved in campus life and had the opportunity to participate in many extracurricular activities. She served as the President of Alpha Delta Pi Epsilon Omega chapter, President of Green Key Honorary Leadership Society, and as Vice President of the Baptist Student Union. She represented the University as a member of the Student Recruitment Core, as a University Diplomat and was voted Miss Jacksonville University in the 1993. She also served on a variety of campus committees to include homecoming and University Curriculum and was a senator for the Student Government Association. Dr. Borne is excited to be back “home” at JU teaching as a nursing professor in the Brooks Rehabilitation College of Healthcare Sciences. She is eager to work with students and help them develop strong knowledge and skills that will shape them to become outstanding professionals in the field of nursing.

Dr. Borne with JU sign

To learn more about the AGACNP Program at Jacksonville University, click here.