Support a chair in the College of Nursing with a focus on cancer care; including prevention and/or treatment. This is the preference of the donor. If a suitable candidate is unable to be located for this purpose, however, the position may be filled with a faculty member in another relevant field of interest, at the Dean's discretion.
The Thomas M. and Irene B. Kirbo Charitable Trust, which funded the Thomas M. and Irene B. Kirbo chair in cancer research, has a history of providing student and faculty development funds and scholarships to the UF College of Nursing. The chair was established to attract a dynamic scholar whose research focuses on cancer care.