PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center Scholars

Faculty members and community partners who contribute to the work of the Collaborating Center can apply for recognition as PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center Scholars. The guidelines for the Scholar appointments are on the School of Nursing Intranet Site under “School-Wide Documents”.  The following faculty have received this recognition:

Elizabeth A. Crooks, DNP, RN, CNE

Elizabeth Crooks

Dr. Crooks has been a PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center Scholar since 2012. She is an instructor in the Community Health Outcomes and Systems Department. Her areas of global expertise are in leadership development for nurse educators as well as in establishing long-term working collaborations with scholars around the world.

 In the time she’s been with the UAB School of Nursing she has opened her home to host global health fellows from Zambia; taken a leadership role in the Global Nursing Student/Faculty Interest Group on campus; and was a leadership coach for participants in the International Nursing and Health Care Leadership and Management Program.