Sim Hospital Dedication
Sim Hospital Dedication
Transforming Lives through Education and Innovation
Next Generation of Research and Teaching

Designed to Meet Nurses' Ever-Changing Needs

Transform your future and be part of our family!

Come and join us!  Become a force in this transformative new era of education and research. Whether you are a current or prospective student, a faculty member, an alum, or a member of our community, discover more about our school through our website, or by visiting us in person.  Explore our diverse and nationally accredited programs and be part of the SONHS family.


NCLEX Passing Rate: 97.14% | MSN Passing Rate: 98% | NIH Funding, Nationwide: #22 | U.S. News & World Report Best Nursing Schools – DNP #42 and MSN #32

Innovative Practices Serving Global Communities
Making the World a Healthier and Safer Place for All

Specialized Global Health Disparity Research Training

Visioning the Practice of Nursing for the Future


Thelma Gibson

SONHS Black History Month Profile

Saluting Thelma Anderson Gibson
A life of service and perseverance, from the hospital to the community

For over 50 years, Thelma Vernell Anderson Gibson has been a trailblazer in education, mental and physical health, community leadership, and volunteer service in Miami-Dade County. A registered nurse who began her career in 1947, she continues to advocate for her community's health and well-being. At age 92, she remains involved with the University of Miami as a trustee emerita and cherished member of the School of Nursing and Health Studies Visiting Committee.