Highlights, Week of April 29, 2015

Campbell webThe 2015 Jean Kelley Lecture, June 3 at 9:00

“We Can Do Better:  Addressing Violence & Trauma and Their Effects in the Health Care System” presented by Jacquelyn C. Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN, Anna D. Wolf Chair and Professor at the Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing on Wednesday,  June 3, 2015 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM, UAB School of Nursing Auditorium, NB1028.  Reception to follow, please RSVP here.

Call For Papers! The Global Qualitative Nursing Research Journal

About Global Qualitative Nursing Research (GQNR) is a groundbreaking new international, peer-reviewed, open-access journal focusing on qualitative research in the field of nursing. The Journal specializes in topics important to nurses: nursing, care, health, and illness. GQNR publishes research articles, qualitatively-driven mixed-method designs, meta-analyses, and articles focused on methodological development. Special sections include Ethics, Methodological Development, Developing the Theoretical Base of Nursing, Establishing Evidence, and Application to Practice. View the Manuscript Submission Guidelines for full author instructions.

Invitation to participate in meeting/webinar at Pan American Health Organization to Celebrate International Nurses Day - May 12

CONTRIBUTION OF NURSING towards Universal Access to Health and Universal Health Coverage,  Tuesday, May 12, 2015 – 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm (Washington, D.C. time). Please RVSP (for attendance in person or virtual) by registering at: http://goo.gl/forms/kb3leFAOSd


The CCTS Biostatistics, Epidemiology and Research Design group provides investigator support in biostatistics. They are available to collaborate with any investigators needing assistance, including faculty members, post-docs, fellows, residents and students. From Drop-in Clinics to talks to one-on-one consultations there is a weath of support available. 

Check out some of their recorded videos of a methodology seminar on "The Fundamentals of Data Management," given by Dr. David Redden, Chair, Department of Biostatistics.

6th Annual UAB Diabetes Research Day, May 6

The UAB Comprehensive Diabetes Center invites you to attend the 6th Annual UAB Diabetes Research Day on May 6 from 9-5 at the Doubletree Hotel.  There is no cost for attendance, but registration is required to reserve lunch, please RSVP by May 1.

Recent IOM Reports

NINR Notes & News

UAB SON Office of Professional Development - Leadership Practices for Quality and Safety Conference, April 30-May 1

This interactive workshop is designed to enhance leadership practices for quality and safety. The workshop focuses on developing authentic leaders, practice environments, teamwork, and interprofessional collaborative relationships conducive to quality and safety. For more information contact Becky Wakefield askSONCE@uab.edu or call 205-975-2481 or RSVP here.

Have other resources you would like to share?  email me at lar@uab.edu