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Marie O'Koren Endowed Chair

Marie A. Bakitas, DNSc, APRN, NP-C, AOCN, ACHPN, FAAN

Bakitas-horizThe UAB School of Nursing is pleased to welcome Marie A. Bakitas, DNSc, APRN, NP-C, AOCN, ACHPN, FAAN as the Marie L. O’Koren Endowed Chair and Professor at the UAB School of Nursing. Dr. Bakitas will also hold a secondary faculty appointment in the UAB School of Medicine.
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Patricia A. Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN

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Dr. Patrician is the first faculty member to be named as the Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor.  She is a nationally recognized nursing leader in the area of nursing practice & outcomes as well as improving the nursing workforce environment.
Working together with her team UAB SON team; Martha Dawson, DNP, RN, FACHE, Kathleen Ladner, PhD, RN,FACHE, Suzie Miltner, PhD, RNC-OB,NEA-BC, and qualitative research mentor - Linda Moneyham, PhD, RN, FAAN, they sought to identify and address gaps in perceived competencies of nurse managers and charge nurses in the greater Birmingham area. Strategies were identified to improve the UAB SON Nursing and Health Systems Administration (NHSA) Program.  The team engaged local nursing administrators in the process who provided valuable feedback during a continuing education workshop.