National voice for women's health

Holland chairing National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health Board of Directors
By Jimmy Creed
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing Associate Professor Aimee Holland, DNP, CRNP, WHNP-BC, NP-C, RD, FAANP, has been appointed chair of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH) Board of Directors.

Holland Aimee headshotDr. Aimee HollandAs chair, she will be NPWH’s voice for women’s health, impacting health policy and clinical practice.

“It is exciting to have the opportunity to move women’s health issues forward at a national level,” Holland said.

During her two-year term, Holland will also serve on the editorial board of the NPWH’s journal, Women’s Healthcare: A Clinical Journal for Nurse Practitioners.

For Holland, director of the School’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program, the appointment fulfills a career goal.

“I have always wanted to be the chair of NPWH,” she said. “And, it is an honor to represent the UAB School of Nursing and the great team we have here.”

Holland, who earned her DNP from the School in 2012, has been a member of the NPWH Board of Directors since 2013, and has served as chair of its Research Committee and National Conference. She also is on the NPWH Policy Committee and Executive Committee, writes white papers and position statements for the organization, and represents NPWH at other national organizations’ meetings, including the American Nurses Association (ANA) and American Society for Colposcopy and Clinical Pathology (ASCCP), the Society of Lower Genital Tract Disorders.

Her term began on Jan. 1, 2018.

The School’s DNP programranked 18th nationally by U.S. News & World Report, is a practice-focused terminal degree to prepare graduates to practice at the highest level in specialty practice or to assume leadership positions in health care or nursing education.

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