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 UAB’s Hodges elected to AWHONN Board of Directors

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University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Assistant Professor and Interim Assistant Dean for Graduate Clinical Programs Ashley Hodges, Ph.D., CRNP/Faculty, WHNP-BC, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses as Region VI director.

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UAB School of Nursing’s Shirey begins term as ABNS president

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Maria Shirey, Ph.D., RN, FACHE, FAAN, assistant dean for clinical affairs and partnerships and professor in the Department of Community Health, Outcomes and Systems in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, has been elected president of the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS) for the 2013-15 term. Shirey began serving in that role on July 1 after having served as president-elect from 2011-13.

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UAB’s Meneses named to CDC Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women

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Karen Meneses, Ph.D., R.N., F.A.A.N., professor and associate dean for research in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing and co‐leader of the Cancer Control and Population Sciences Program at the UAB Comprehensive Cancer Center has been appointed to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer in Young Women. The committee was chartered in 2010 and consists of external experts and stakeholders who advise the CDC in developing, implementing and evaluating evidence-based approaches to advance the understanding and awareness of breast cancer among young women.


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UAB’s Alexandrov receives top award from AACN

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The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Professor and Assistant Dean for Program Evaluation Anne Alexandrov, Ph.D., R.N., CCRN, FAAN, will receive the Flame of Excellence Award from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) at its 2013 National Teaching Institute & Critical Care Exposition in Boston, May 18-23, 2013.

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Walker Named Fulbright Senior Specialist

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Deborah Kirk Walker, D.N.P., assistant professor in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing has been named a Fulbright Senior Specialist by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. 

This award will provide support for Walker to serve as a visiting professor for up to six weeks at a foreign nursing school, twice, over the next five years. Walker hopes to help the University of Malawi integrate oncology into their curriculum and provide support for oncology nursing education in Malawi. 

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