Jonas IV Nurse Leader Scholar Alumni

Beatrice Gaynor, CNP

University of Delaware

Beatrice Gaynor earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Delaware and a Master's of Science in Nursing from Wilmington University. Ms. Gaynor is an ANCC-certified Family Nurse Practitioner. She has worked clinically in geriatrics, critical care, family practice, and adolescent health and taught medical-surgical nursing and pharmacology at a community college. As a full time student pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing Science degree at the University of Delaware, she is working as research assistant to Dr. Regina Sims Wright. Beatrice’s research foci is exploring the gap between research knowledge and clinical utilization of metabolic syndrome measurements. She was awarded the 2013-14 Virginia Lee Franklin Fellowship. Ms. Gaynor currently works as a Nurse Practitioner in the University of Delaware Nurse Managed Health Center (NMHC). In this role she supports research, education, and scholarship for faculty and students of multiple disciplines within the University. Clinical responsibilities include primary care, occupational health, urgent care, and medical clearance of potential research participants.