Carli Zegers PhD

Associate Professor

Dr. Zegers is an Associate Professor with the Florida FIRST program at Florida State university. She was an assistant professor at the University of Kansas and an Emergency Department Nurse Practitioner at University Health - Truman Medical Center. She earned her Ph.D. in Nursing and Family Nurse Practitioner degree from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. She also earned her Master's in Business Administration from the University of Missouri - Kansas City.  Dr. Zegers’ research interests include health literacy and policy in underserved populations, she has a specialized interest in advancing health literacy through improved communication and application strategies in rural Hispanic/Latino and rural populations.