The Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science is the nursing science arm of the American Academy of Nursing.
Each year the BBNA carefully selects nursing leaders who have made a vast impact in their field for this distinction.
The courses are ideal for students entering a health profession, those who wish to learn more about health care or those enrolled in a health profession program.
In all, 11 members of the UAB SNA chapter attended the annual state convention.
Wilbanks earned his Doctor of Nursing Practice degree from the UAB School of Nursing in 2012 and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. with a concentration in informatics.
They were honored at the Scholarship and Legends in White Gala held at the Hyatt Regency Birmingham on Nov. 2.
Thompson is on track to graduate from the SHP executive doctoral program in 2016.
Heaton recently developed a Department of Transportation medical examiner certification review course sponsored by the UAB School of Nursing.