Dr. Angela Jukkala and her research team have been awarded the 2014 Charles Barkley Health Disparities Investigator Award.
YBCSN event teaches the whole family coping strategies
Saturday, April 5, 2014 young breast cancer survivors, their spouses, and children gathered to attend the second annual YBCSN Workshop specially designed to help improve the quality of life for survivors and their loved ones.
Global becomes local for returned Peace Corps volunteer
Andrea Kayne, second semester BSN student at the UAB School of Nursing, grew up in the suburban town of Rochester Hills, Mich. However, her dreams and aspirations were always further reaching than Rochester Hills’ city limits.
PhD student receives funding for pilot study
Natalie Wilson, DNP, ANP-BC, MPH, AAHIV, a current PhD student in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, has received $100,000 from the Veteran’s Administration to fund a two-year Nursing Research Initiative pilot study on the role of inflammation in symptoms commonly reported by HIV patients.
Early Palliation Eases Caregiver Burden Early palliative treatment for advanced cancer patients appeared to benefit their caregivers, who experienced lower rates of depression and better quality of life.