Marti Rice, Ph.D., R.N., FAAN, has been selected to serve as the 2013-2014 chair-elect of the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science. Rice’s responsibilities as chair-elect include strategic planning, leading meetings, serving as representative to the National Nursing Research Roundtable, and facilitating special initiatives.
CANS is the nursing science arm of the American Academy of Nursing and is open to anyone wishing to join in being a strong voice nationally and internationally for the development, conduct and use of nursing science. CANS’ mission is to promote better health through nursing science and to be recognized as the collective, national voice for nursing science.
UAB professor recognized for online educationInternational award honors computer information sciences professor’s project.posted 2 days ago 437 viewsBirmingham Flag Project looking to reimagine city’s flagEach entry to the project will be exhibited at the UAB Department of Art and Art History’s Project Space from Oct. 19-24, with an opening reception from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 20.posted 2 days ago 385 viewsUAB’s Oh receives prestigious lifetime award from AANEMOh honored with lifetime award from the American Association of Neuromuscular and Electrodiagnostic Medicine.posted 4 days ago 645 viewsNIH awards nearly $34 million to UAB Center for Clinical and Translational ScienceThis renewing of UAB’s prestigious Center for Translational Science Award will bolster research and workforce development at UAB and throughout its regional partner network in the Southeast.posted 14 days ago 5437 viewsUAB alumna Lindsey Harris named Advanced Practice Nurse of the YearHarris, who was recognized for her excellence in the clinical area of the advanced practice level, earned her master’s from UAB in 2011.posted 15 days ago 1834 viewsThree UAB Hospital nurses recognized for excellence by AACNThe AACN recognizes the excellence of nurses as a professional organization and the contributions of nurses that help optimize patient outcomes annually.posted 16 days ago 1811 viewsUAB School of Nursing named top value master’s program in U.S.The website says UAB finds the right balance between quality and affordability, without either being sacrificed for the other.posted 16 days ago 2582 viewsAsking the questions others aren’t — UAB School of Public Health planning to maintain successUnder the guidance of Dean Max Michael, M.D., since 2001, the SOPH has identified five areas of focus for the next five years.posted 22 days ago 2114 viewsUAB ranked among the world’s top 150 by Center for World University Rankings
UAB has been ranked among the top 150 universities in the world by the Center for World University Rankings.Community of the South: Donors help stretch UAB Kidney Chain to record 51 transplantsFifty-first transplant means 102 total surgeries have been performed since December 2013 as the nation’s longest-ever chain continues to grow.posted 22 days ago 9429 viewsFrank talk about sex key to improving Americans’ sexual health, says UAB physicianIn JAMA Viewpoint, Edward W. Hook III, M.D., says doctors and patients must be willing to talk about sex if we are to decrease the nation’s rate of sexually transmitted infections.posted 29 days ago 2284 viewsAmerican Academy of Optometry to honor Wendy Marsh-TootleThe former UAB Pediatric Optometry Service director will be recognized during the annual AAO meeting this October in New Orleans.posted a while back 1436 viewsThe last hope: UAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases ProgramUAB’s Undiagnosed Diseases Program is the court of last resort for those with baffling diseases that have never been diagnosed.posted a while back 3434 viewsUAB faculty recognized nationally for biomedical researchSorge honored as a young leader in the field of pain research and neuroscience by national organization.posted a while back 2156 viewsTwo UAB advisors honored at national levelAcademic advisors from the Collat School of Business and College of Arts and Sciences recognized nationally for their contributions to the improvement of advising services.posted a while back 1734 viewsPollocks make list of top nephrology, dialysis professorsUAB professors who developed a new area of translational cardio-renal research are among 15 professors identified as today’s leaders in the field.posted a while back 1529 viewsMolecular study points to possible therapy for autoimmune diseaseThe challenge is to stifle the binding of inhibitory antibodies but retain activity of a blood enzyme.posted a while back 1518 viewsRowe named head of UAB Cystic Fibrosis CenterThe CF clinical trials expert will take the reins of the UAB Gregory Fleming James Cystic Fibrosis Center on Aug. 1.posted a while back 2452 viewsOcean acidification to lead the way for food chain changesUAB research shows that phytoplankton, the foundation of all marine life, will experience varied growth rates due to ocean acidification levels during the next century.posted a while back 2828 viewsEarly Childhood Special Education professor awarded 1.25 million grant from U.S. Department of Education1.25 million grant will be used to improve services and results for young children with disabilities and their families.posted a while back 2760 views