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Heaton receives Outstanding Alumni Award from UK College of Nursing

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Heaton-150-x-210Karen Heaton, Ph.D., CEN, FNP-BC, assistant professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, has received the 2013 Outstanding Alumni Award from the Alumni Association at the University of Kentucky College of Nursing.

Nominations were submitted by peers in Heaton’s graduating class. Awards were presented at the UK Homecoming Brunch and Fashion Show on Nov. 1.

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UAB School of Nursing faculty honored by NPAA

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Ten University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursingfaculty were honored by the Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama (NPAA) at the alliance’s convention earlier this fall for their innovation, research, service and advocacy in advanced nursing practice.

Those honored, according to the alliance, are making a difference in the lives of patients and students, and as recognition for delivering and advocating for outstanding patient care.

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Rice Named Chair-Elect of Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

 

Marti-Rice-for-webMarti Rice, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been selected to serve as the 2013-2014 chair-elect of the Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS). As chair-elect, Rice’s responsibilities 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 that is open to anyone wishing to join in being a strong voice nationally and internationally for the development, conduct and utilization 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.

Fogger elected to Addiction Society Board

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University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Associate Professor Susanne Fogger, DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, has been elected to the 2013-2014 Board of Directors for the International Nurses Society on Addictions.

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Nursing’s Bodin honored by ASNA, elected to NANNP

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing’s Mary Beth Bodin has been named the recipient of the Cindajo Overton Outstanding Educator Award for the Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA) and has been elected as the District 7 council member of the National Association of Neonatal Nurse Practitioners (NANNP), representing Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Mississippi.

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