Paul D. Coverdell Peace Corps Fellows Program

In 2008, the School of Nursing was approved by the Peace Corps as a Paul D. Coverdell Program (henceforth referred to as the Peace Corps Fellows). This program is available to returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCVs) who pursue graduate studies in a variety of subject areas. More than 40 universities currently participate in this program, offering financial assistance to RPCVs, and opportunities for them to use the knowledge and skills they developed during their overseas service during their graduate work as they participate in service learning projects with underserved communities. Information about this program is available at the Peace Corps website. Through this program, RPCVs will be able to apply either to the BSN program as a second degree student, or to  the Accelerated Master's in Nursing Pathway (AMNP) program. To learn more about the BSN program, please click on the following link. BSN Program  To learn more about the AMNP program, please click on the following link. AMNP Program.

A key component of the Fellows program involves partnering with community organizations to provide opportunities for students to address selected community or health problems through their clinical practicum experiences. Fellows will address two major health issues during these community experiences: reduction of health disparities, and addressing the nursing shortage.  For more information you can also contact Karmie Johnson.

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Freshmen, Transfer Students, and Former UAB Students 

If you are interested in applying for admission to the School of Nursing you must first be admitted to the university.  Click here to apply for admission as an undergraduate, pre-nursing student.

Currently Enrolled UAB Undergraduate Students (Upper Division Pre-Nursing Majors)

Before applying for admission to the School of Nursing you must meet  with your pre-nursing advisor,  After meeting with your adivisor, please click here.

RN Mobility Students

If you are interested in applying to the RN Mobility Program, please check with the Program Manager at 205-975-7529 or in the UAB School of Nursing Office of Student Affairs prior to applying for general admission to the University.

MSN-Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Track

To apply to the MSN-Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Track, go to NursingCAS (, the new site for the Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Track application for the UAB School of Nursing. NursingCAS partners with many colleges and schools of nursing to provide an online application to students, collect and process application documents, and verify transcripts on the school's behalf. The school receives complete and verified information from NursingCAS and is solely responsible for all admission decisions. Click here for detailed application instructions to the MSN – Nurse Anesthesia Specialty Track.


If you are interested in applying to the AMNP- Accelerated Master's in Nursing Pathway, MSN- Master of Science in Nursing, DNP- Doctor of Nursing Practice or PhD-  Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing programs, please use the following link to apply for general admission to the University:  Graduate Apply Now Link (This link will redirect you to the UAB Graduate School where you can find the graduate admission application and related graduate resources.)

Contact Us

Our mailing address is as follows:

SON Office of Student Affairs
NB 1002
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-1210

Phone: 205-975-7529
Fax: 205-934-5490

Questions about undergraduate programs: UAB Advisors at 205-934-6135.

If you plan to visit the UAB campus, our physical location is
1701 University Blvd.
Birmingham, Alabama 35294

Contact information for a specific person is available on our Faculty and Staff pages of this site.


 Mr. John Updegraff
Director of Student Affairs
(205) 975-3370

Mr. Peter Tofani
Assistant Dean for Student Affairs 
(205) 975-1964


Ms. Stephanie Hamberger
Director of Student Evaluations and Scholarships 
(205) 934-5483 

Ms. Charlene Bender
MSN Program Manager 
(205) 934-5491

Mr. Kevin Jerrolds
SON Registrar
(205) 934-7605

Ms. Annalee Hudson
Nurse Recruiter
(205) 975-3116

Ms. Jacqueline Lavier
AMNP, DNP, PhD Program Manager 
(205) 975-3115

Ms. Latasha Harris
SON Asst. Registrar 
(205) 934-6778 

Ms. Paula Henry
Nurse Educator
(205) 975-7529

Ms. Gail Holmes
BSN, RN-Mobility Program Manager
(205) 934-3534

Ms. Patricia Burgett
Program Administrator
(205) 975-4094

Ms. DeeDee Sulivan
Office Associate
(205) 975-7529

Ms. Stacey Smith
Nurse Anesthetist Program Administrator 
(205) 934-7412


Ms. Latonjuia Coach
Office Support Specialist



Ms. Mary Leopard
Office Associate
(205) 975-7529 

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