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One faculty member, two alumnae to be inducted at AAN annual conference
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Awards earned by UAB School of Nursing faculty in the 2016-17 academic calendar year
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Heaton named Fellow, student, alumni win awards, another student awarded scholarship at conference
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Recent additions bring to 33 the number of faculty, alumni who hold this designation
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Wehunt one of nine statewide to receive 2017 Graduate Nursing Award
Bray's presentations, networking at SNRS highlights "incredible" learning opportunity
White impacting outcomes for ostomy patients with online post-operative visits
American Association of Nurse Practitioners names Talley state award winner
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Edwards named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
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UAB Nursing Partnership nationally recognized for nurse-managed HRSA Heart Failure Clinic success
Pilon to lead National Nurse-led Care Consortium
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PhD student Gordon receives two grants to study end-of-life care choice in African American families
Jackson receives county-wide honor eight months after graduation
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PhD candidate Pack-Mabien receives grant to study care transition for sickle cell patients
Alumnus Campbell becomes author after surviving bladder cancer
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Bakitas, Heaton, Rice, Roussel receive UAB Excellence in Mentorship awards
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DNP alumna Velinda Block named first chief nursing executive of HCA Tristar Division
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Dr. Jean C. McSweeney from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to deliever keynote address
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Alumnus Sargent's passion for mental health led him to help fill a critical void in health care providers
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Version of TV game show helps psych mental health NP students learn psychopharmacology content
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Photojournalist turned U.S. Army nurse is shining example of School's commitment to providing quality health care for Veterans
Nolan will participate in all-expense-paid career development workshop for early career nurse scientists
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Professor Pat Speck receives End Violence Against Women International's 2017 Professional Impact Award
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Joanne Disch named recipient of the Geraldine 'Polly' Bednash Lectureship Award
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MSN students Cassidy, Pattison named 2017-18 Alabama Schweitzer Fellows
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Lucinda Graven honored with Early Science Investigator Award from Southern Nursing Research Society
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AMNP plans to increasing student, graduate numbers to answer growing global health care demands
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Learn about those who are impacting teaching, research and practice
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Experiences abroad help Nieuwenhuys, Strawn suceed in School's accelerated master's curriculum
Unique approach to community health clinicals enhances meaning, creativity
PhD student is School's first to receive Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies
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Whelton's nursing career centered on mentorship and helping others
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Hodges' leadership in nursing extends to daughter, son
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World renowned expert on aging hosts Dementia Boot Camp with help from undergraduate students
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Selected from a pool of applicants to advance critical research agenda
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Assistant professor honored for long track record of working to promote diversity, inclusivity
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Associate professor serves as Nursing Discipline chair of international Children's Oncology Group
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Cited for impact on innovative nursing education
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Reading, Understanding, and Applying Nursing Research has received American Journal of Nursing's Book of the Year Award
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Assistant professor to serve two-year term on group's Institute of Regulatory Excellence Committee
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13th overall puts School among top five public Schools of Nursing in nation
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Deputy director believes 'think globally, act locally' should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing
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School partners with One Roof for annual Point in Time homeless community census
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Associate professor honored for focus on diversity, inclusion in her teaching, research and service
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Program preparing missionary, U.S. Naval reservist for next step in a life of service
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Amy Neimkin believes in giving time, resources to beneft next generation of CRNAs
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Strong academic record, warm welcome led Nashville native to UAB School of Nursing's CRNA program
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Improvement in first-time board pass rates, transition to BSN-to-DNP status highlight significant accomplishments, developments of CRNA program
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Marilyn Henry credits her nursing background for opening doors to rewarding work in hospital administration
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Funding supports development of interventions, treatments to improve everyday functioning, quality of life for older adults with HIV-related cognition problems
One of six health care professionals given Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award
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Poster presentation featuring concept analysis to better define value of nursing care earns top INARC award
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January 20, 2017

It takes a village

Presentation on Jan. 31 will spotlight UAB School of Nursing's efforts to care for Jefferson County's most vulnerable medical populations
Meneses honored with UAB Academic Health Center's most prestigious faculty award for a 40-year career focused on cancer survivorship
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UAB School of Nursing PhD student is first recipient of group's Dr. Dorothy Coverson Grant
Honor from UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care caps fulfilling year for associate professor
Honor named for her long-time colleague, mentor recognizes those who impact knowledge of nursing administration, leadership
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UAB School of Nursing assistant professor receives Distinguished Service Alumni Award for 2016
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Iddins, Pair, Weaver earn effective teaching certificates
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Two-time graduate makes her mark at nation's premier nursing informatics gathering
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Long, bumpy road leads to success for Veteran in School's MSN Adult-Gero Primary Care NP specialty track
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More than 550 calls placed to generous alumni to express gratitude for their support
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Assistant professor to serve second two-year term on group's Board of Directors
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Active duty U.S. airman relishing opportunity to pursue BSN degree at UAB School of Nursing
Co-authors receive first-place recognition for abstract highlighting U.S. Army's Patient CaringTouch System
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Professor recognized for visionary leadership in protecting children's health
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Assistant professor elected to two-year term as secretary of group's Board of Directors
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Three others with ties to the UAB School of Nursing also recognized for their statewide impact
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Two faculty, four alumnae among 164 distinguished nurse leaders inducted at AAN annual conference in Washington, D.C.
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Two-time graduate Hornsby receives 2016 Distinguished Alumni Award
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PhD students will receive $150,000 in funding over next three years as they work towards their doctorates
Loss of her mother to breast cancer sparked Bail's desire to help others through nursing research
Gathering of nation's top PhD students provides welcomed opportunity for receiving critical feedback, networking
Postdoctoral Fellow expounds on his scholarly work "Expanding Endpoints in Oncology Palliative Care to Include Family Caregivers"
Brasher, Argade named recipients of the Summer 2016 DNP, BSN awards for student excellence
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Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track coordinator lauded as invaluable asset to teaching profession
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Publication, co-authored by fellow UAB School of Nursing faculty and alumna, offers innovative approaches to nursing education that can significantly impact disaster responses
Crucial funding ensures the best and brightest nurses continue advanced nursing studies
Funding from AACN, CDC will support efforts of McAlister, Wurttemberg to safeguard babies against whooping cough
Medical mission trip affords Muse opportunity for unique operating room experience
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Inaugural summer commencement ceremony to be extra special occasion for Walker, four students
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Mitchell, Urdaneta will earn BSN degrees, walk together in upcoming UAB summer commencement ceremony
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Walker, Bakitas, Sipples to discuss methods for enhancing palliative care, oncology curricula at 2016 ICCN gathering in Hong Kong
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Birmingham VA Medical Center Nurse Educator wants to complete her doctoral studies, become a full-time professor
Trip strengthen ties with Chiang Mai University, puts UAB faculty, doctoral education on global stage
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PATH Clinic, Heart Failure Clinic, residents of rural Alabama areas will benefit from Federal agency's focus on improving health equality
Funding will help mentor, mentee continue research into various aspects of military nursing
UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care honors Fordham, Palmore, Westbrook, Beard
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Award will help further her research into sleep issues in children with neurodevelopmental problems
Nomination by mentee Dionne-Odom lauds School professor as 'brillant, inspiring and dedicated'
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Changes in profession mean three UA System schools must move to separate programs from successful eight-year Joint DNP partnership
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Remains one of only six in U.S. with prestigious International Federation of Nurse Anesthetists designation
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Nurse Anesthesia student receives one of two Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists scholarships in the state
Dionne-Odom developing health-coaching program for caregivers of persons with advanced cancer
Goal of research project is to guide development of future cognitive interventions for breast cancer survivors
Organization recognizes employers who support, value employment of U.S. service members
Transition to ApplyYourself (AY) begins May 2016
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Made transition from resident in the School to VA co-director in less than three years
Strong relationships producing health care professionals who are well prepared to identify and care for veterans wherever they are
UAB School of Nursing colleagues mark special day with ceremony, reception
Sessions help increase knowledge base, student confidence
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Dr. Gail D'Eramo Melkus to deliver keynote address on 'T2 Diabetes Biobehavioral Research: A Platform for Mentoring'
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Emphasizes lifelong learning, professional development and innovation, especially in the areas of quality and safety
Assistant professor serving as chair of statewide panel focusing on increasing the public's basic understanding of health information and services
Becomes first to occupy a new permanent nursing seat, will work to continue expanding the role of nurses
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NINR diversity supplement will fund study of religion, relationships among African American heart-failure patients, their caregivers and their clinicians
Recognizes faculty members who has demonstrated 'extraordinary promise' within first five years of academic career
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Pilot project will study promoting physical activity among African Americans
Professor applauded for level of commitment to students, 'serves as a role model for others'
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UAB SNA noted for its success and support of student development, leadership, and community involvement
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Prestigious program continues effort to increase number of doctorally-prepared faculty, nurse leaders nationwide
Potential nursing students offered career, college guidance through tailored freshman course
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PhD student, mentored by Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor Pat Patrician, presenting on relationship between nursing burnout and patient safety, participating in panel discussion on shift-working nurses and the effects of circadian misalignment
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student will lead project to establish urgent care clinic in East Lake

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School of Nursing professor, Marie L. O'Koren Endowed Chair 'privileged' to be part of great team at UAB
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Associate professor working to enhance use of unique collection in School of Nursing curricula
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Also appointed to Hartford Center national expert panel on gerontological nursing
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Associate Professor appointed to committees for MedBiquitous, AAMI
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Volunteer efforts lead to appointment to Steering Committee, election as Vice Chair
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First-time ever U.S. News has ranked DNP Programs; Two master's specialties also ranked
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Nurse practitioner, 2015 MSN graduate achieving career goal with work in rural health care
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First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
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Attendees can earn 11 CEUs, including 3 Pharmacology credits
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Program dedicated to empowering survivors, loved ones through education, personal support and networking
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First School of Nursing student to serve as triage tech Hannah Wood having a positive impact in critical assessment role
Role of mentors, coaches as part of the process is focus of $30,000 grant
School's Director of Clinical Simulation is group's 18th Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced worldwide
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March 3 event offering lineup of nationally, internationally known presenters with expertise in informatics, simulation and distance education
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Drs. Ashley Hodges and Lynn Nichols are serving multi-year terms as peer reviewers, among other duties, for Nursing for Women's Health and Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing
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Watts, Byram presented with inaugural awards honoring "inspirational and gifted" teacher's legacy
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Says its an exciting time to be a women's health nurse practitioner
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Retired faculty and friends scholarship will benefit future nursing students
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Study defined decision-support tools for medication administration safety in acute-care settings
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Planned gift will create endowed scholarship in Selma native's name
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Appointment to position with the official publication of the National Association of Healthcare Quality is a dream come true for longtime author, editor 
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UAB School of Nursing professor adds to already impressive personal databank of research on aging and HIV
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Four-time graduate of UAB School of Nursing to serve two-year term as president
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Internationally recognized scholar and researcher Bakitas to present on palliative care
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Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Combine with community partners for successful events in two medically underserved Birmingham-area suburbs
School one of 60 to receive funding support for ceremony
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Award recognizes School of Nursing instructor for work in rural community setting
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Students receive important hands-on training in fun, safe setting
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Bonner, Pickett invited to speak at Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists gathering
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Seven among those receiving 2015-2016 scholarship awards
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Spring 2015 DNP graduate is published, makes first podium presentation
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Students showcase service learning projects at UAB Fall Expo
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Lavender has served as interim president since September 2014

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Will provide insight to help shape the organization’s bylaws

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Veterans come with unique backgrounds and needs, and it is imperative that nurses are adequately prepared to care for Veteran patients and their families
Hacettepe University is a distinguished, highly advanced, research-based institution in the heart of Ankara, Turkey, and much like UAB, it educates many of the country’s nursing leaders

Alumna attributes her success to mentor Dr. Jacqueline Moss, who played a tremendous role in helping her find this path

Palmer Carrier, CNA Insurance doctoral fellowships provide $10,000 in education support
Also serving in two leadership roles within the organization
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Recognized for his willingness to help other students and his outstanding publication and presentation record

Selection based upon activism, scholarly research and commitment to community outreach
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Newest results show UAB School of Nursing is most successful prelicensure program of its size in Alabama
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AMNP was the best route because he already had a bachelor’s and master’s in athletic training and didn’t want to go back to school for another two or three years to get a bachelor’s degree in nursing
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Growing up in rural Alabama Shameka Rodgers saw the effect a lack of health care access, education had on her community and made UAB her first and only choice for a nursing education she will take back home to help others
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Erin Gockle was a Peace Corps Fellow while earning her BSN and now is an MSN student in the School's Graduate Nursing Education Primary Care Scholars initiative
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Cites unique specialty, affordability, outstanding faculty as reasons for pursuing two doctoral degrees
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Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Experience in clinical practice, global health as a Fulbright Senior Specialist has provided basis for teaching innovations

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Recognized for demonstrating innovative, sustained relationship and for demonstrating positive, measurable outcomes
Representative meets three scholarship recipients, tours skills and simulation labs
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Has been Board of Trustee member since 2013
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Will try to help increase membership, raise awareness of services CNMs perform
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Exploring the neurocognitive, inflammatory and cardiometabolic effects of a ketogenic diet in medically stable, older persons living with HIV who have mild to moderate neurocognitive impairment

Swiger's work was inspired by the teamwork she saw when she was in Baghdad, Iraq, as part of a Deployed Combat Casualty Research Team
Their talk "Cognition and Vigilance in Shift-Working Nurses," is an offshoot of their collaborative research into staffing night shifts with workers who are genetically best suited to work during the overnight hours
Earned both MSN and PhD from UAB; Primary responsibilities relate to the coordination of the program


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Also is president-elect of Alabama League for Nursing, previously served on the Board of Directors for Georgia League for Nursing

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The two are among 46 nurses around the country to receive a prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program award this year

NBNA provides a forum for black nurses to advocate for the highest quality of health care for people of color
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Four faculty members and five alumni from the UAB School of Nursing named Academy Fellows
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Internationally known as an innovative pioneer, leader and scientist for high-impact research in pain management and palliative care
UAB School of Nursing has been ranked No. 6 in the “Top 30 Most Affordable Certified Nurse Anesthetist Programs 2015” by professional web site
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Dheeraj Raju earns The Science Unbound Foundation Best Paper Award in the area of general statistics
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Scholars receive financial, educational support to pursue training in cancer disparities research, mentoring from preeminent researchers including Karen Meneses

UAB School of Nursing ranked number 17 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value BSN Programs of 2015” and number 27 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value RN to BSN Programs of 2015” by valuecolleges.com.
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September 16, 2015

PATH Clinic has new home

UAB School of Nursing’s PATH Clinic serves vulnerable populations with diabetes
UAB School of Nursing alumna Carol Ratcliffe credited by NBNA for outstanding contributions to professional and patient education
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B-Metro Nursing Excellence faculty and alumni award recipients honored for leadership, innovation and expertise
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Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
UAB School of Nursing ranked number one in the “Top 50 Best Value MSN Programs of 2015”
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Chris Rhodes named Chair-Elect of American Nurses’ Association National Nominations and Elections Committee
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Award provides for the development of a culturally relevant intervention to help family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer in the rural south
Nurse Practitioner students learn eye exam skills through interprofessional partnership with UAB School of Optometry
UAB School of Nursing alumna Lindsey Harris cited by National Black Nurses Association for clinical excellence, patient advocacy and mentorship
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The UAB School of Nursing is one of nine WHO Collaborating Centers in Nursing in the United States and one of 43 in the world.
Both professors were selected for influencing the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialization for the better
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The award provides Timiya Nolan with support as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies
UAB School of Nursing AMNP students say poverty simulations are an eye-opening experience that will improve patient care
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Dr. Booth's worldwide legacy of teaching, research and service helped the School rise to the national prominence it enjoys today

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Dr. Natalie Wilson has been awarded a Brown R25 Fellowship that provides didactic training in clinical research methods, as well as collaborative structured mentoring.
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The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), which holds it annual meeting this week - June 9 through 14 - and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) both count UAB School of Nursing alumni among its presidential ranks.
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As preparations are being made for students in a community health course to travel to the Dominican Republic in Fall 2015, six UAB School of Nursing students that made the last trip are reflecting on their journey and welcoming one of the group’s hosts to campus June 10.
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Cited for her more than 35 years of experience as educator and researcher, work with Deep South Occupational Health & Safety Education and Research Center
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Assistant Professor Glenda Smith will serve second term as member-at-large for Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 
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On May 11 the School is moving to AACN's NursingCAS centralized application service for its MSN and DNP Programs
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Three fifth semester honors students use undergraduate research experience to help empower Latina women about breast cancer, culturally sensitive health education 
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists names PhD student to prestigious fellowship
Growth in students and research brings new senior faculty and new graduate program leaders, keys in fulfilling strategic priorities
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Marti Rice recognized by Southern Nursing Research Society for outstanding leadership, contributions, promotion of nursing, health care research
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Bryan Wilbanks' research, part of his dissertation work, is changing the course of perioperative informatics, published in peer-reviewed journal
Dean credits great team work by faculty, staff, students, alumni as key to significant rise, will continue momentum in serving Alabama and beyond
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Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement
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Pauline Swiger’s work collecting trauma data during her most recent deployment to Baghdad sets her on a course researching quality improvement
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Honored for bridging CNL education, practice; leadership through innovative collaboration with education, practice to improve patient care quality

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Donna Dunn is selected to receive the OWH Heart of Gold for her community-oriented delivery of care
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Leadership Practices for Quality and Safety, for early and mid-career nurse leaders, enhances leadership practices for quality, safety improvement
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UAB School of Nursing Seniors mark culmination of undergraduate careers with celebratory lunch, class photos
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Roussel and Polancich present revised DNP curriculum at the AACN Doctoral Education Conference
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New students at the UAB School of Nursing are welcomed into nursing profession at semi-annual “Lamp of Learning” ceremony.

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Comprehensive two-day orientation introduces incoming master’s students to UAB School of Nursing and University

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Grant helps The Foundry support Oasis Produce Pantry Food Truck, bring nursing students to teach nutrition in low-income Birmingham suburb
Somerall honored for advocacy of nurse practitioner prescriptive authority for scheduled medications, service to NPAA and state medical board
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Natalie Baker appointed to Alabama Board of Nursing to represent advanced practice nursing, joins UABSON colleague Laura Wright
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Instructor Grace Grau named American College of Cardiology Associate
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Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
Nursing student Morgan Taylor Hinkle combines passion for helping others and love of working with children in her dream to work in the NICU
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UAB School of Nursing is offering a free online course for health care providers on what they need to know about the Ebola virus
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Shameka Humphrey garners accolades for poster at Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging Annual Symposium
Brenda Iddins, Aimee Holland, Nancy Turnham and Joy Deupree receive NPAA awards
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Donna Dunn elected to serve as president of the Alabama Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
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Nominees cited for dedication, compassion and leadership include faculty, alumni and students
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Elizabeth Sharpe receives first AVA Janet Pettit Scholar Award for exhibiting passion and quest for knowledge
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Glenda Smith represents the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as member-at-large
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PhD candidate Ann H. Johnson has received a $1000 Ireland Research Travel Award for her dissertation
Several faculty members and students attended the NPAA annual congress and honored student awardee  
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The UAB School of Nursing is leading the way in the campus-wide transition to a new learning management system for distance-accessible courses. The University made the switch to Canvas based on the School's successful pilot run in fall 2013.


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Diabetes is an enormous problem in Alabama, but a UAB School of Nursing-managed post-discharge diabetes clinic is making the difference for hundreds of uninsured patients.

Doctor of Nursing Practice students in the UAB School of Nursing are encouraged to think outside the box and set a course to become nursing and health care leaders.
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October 01, 2014

Eye-opening research

Rosetta Norman never thought she would end up with a passion for research or taking care of adults. The second-semester BSN student plans to be a NICU nurse once she graduates, but joining a faculty member’s research team has opened her eyes to more career possibilities and might just change her mind about the age of her patients.
Imagine being discharged from the hospital knowing you suffer from heart failure, and you have no access to continuing outpatient care. What do you do when you’re in trouble—go to the emergency room, get readmitted, or worse, do nothing? It’s a recipe for a vicious cycle that could have disastrous outcomes.
October 01, 2014

Real-world preparation

To strengthen teamwork and communication among disciplines, the UAB Schools of Nursing, Medicine and Health Professions are collaborating to offer immersive interprofessional simulation training, allowing students from different disciplines to work together in high-stress medical simulations before they enter the workforce.  


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The suicide rate among both male and female U.S. Veterans is soaring, according to recent reports. That trend, coupled with the personal experiences of their colleagues, convinced members of the UAB School of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association to take a proactive role in raising awareness of this growing national issue.
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It has not taken Assistant Professor Deborah Walker, DNP, CRNP, AOCN, long to prepare her recently launched cancer resources smart phone app to go beyond Birmingham or cancer.
Using a four-year, $1 million gift from The Daniel Foundation of Alabama, the UAB School of Nursing is creating a far-reaching program designed to open up more health care access in medically underserved rural Alabama.
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September 30, 2014

New wounds, new approach

The UAB School of Nursing and Birmingham VA Medical Center are again expanding their 43-year-old partnership and the focus on Veterans' mental health needs.
September 30, 2014

Nursing without walls

Nursing without walls—delivering quality care to populations how, when and where they need, and caring for their unique needs without traditional encumbrances—has become the essence of nursing that is practiced, taught and studied at the UAB School of Nursing.
Recognized during 2014 Faculty Awards Convocation
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Honored at an alumni brunch June 21 during the school’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
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Ultimate goal is to improve global health
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Honored for her dedication to improving the lives of women and newborns through community service
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Phillips and colleagues will examine worker impairment from marijuana use
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Her ultimate goal is to reduce practice barriers for nurse practitioners
Jordan chose a path into nursing after earning a degree in health care management
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Lowe also is an Advanced Nursing Coordinator at UAB Hospital
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Langston has served the chapter in a variety of leadership roles
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Somerall is track coordinator for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
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Fellows represent variety of interests in education, research and service
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Fuller is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class
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Mabra trades courtside for bedside as she plans future in nursing
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Bakitas honored for dedication to teaching advanced practice nurses
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Sahwan chooses UAB over other partner schools for guidance in opening new unit at hospital in Saudi Arabia
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UAB is one of eight institutions working as part of the Southeastern Consortium for Substance Abuse Training
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Meneses will promote awareness of FNINR, research priorities
NANN addresses educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing
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The UAB School of Dentistry, in partnership with the UAB schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Optometry, received a $150,000 renewal grant through the DentaQuest Foundation to train professional students to work collaboratively and recognize when they should make referrals to other professions.

UAB School of Nursing graduate student Bryan Wilbankshas been selected to receive the CertifiedBackground.com and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing scholarship based on merit and demonstrated leadership skills.

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Suzie Miltner, an assistant professor in the UAB School of Nursing is passionate about veteran’s health care, and she has a personal understanding of what veterans need. She came to UAB to do a postdoctoral fellowship as a VA National Quality Scholar (VAQS). Today she is researching quality improvement initiatives for America’s veterans.
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Served as an environmental conservation volunteer in the South American nation of Paraguay

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School of Nursing has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the Health Services Resources Administration to develop a program to help veterans with military medical experience more easily transition into the nursing profession.

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The seventh annual Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship was presented April 16

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hirey is an internationally recognized expert in leadership and management 

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Published his first peer reviewed paper in 1993

Deuk Kyung Kim and Seung Min-Lee, nursing students from Wonju College of Medicine, at Yonsei University, South Korea, participated in a competitive two-week exchange program at the UAB School of Nursing.  The students worked closely with mentor Dr. Youngshook Han from February 3 until February 14.
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Advising on matters relating to the care and treatment of Veterans

Honored for her leadership, contribution to society, and promotion of nursing and health care research

Ranked 11 in the nation in the 2010 nationals before leaving to focus on academics

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Heaton earned her master's at University of Louisville

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Revising the 2009 Nursing Administration Scope and Standards publication
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Earned her doctorate in nursing from the University of Kentucky
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Awards mark contributions in teaching and  service

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December 05, 2013

Rice Named Chair-Elect

Responsibilities include strategic planning, leading meetings, serving as representative to the National Nursing Research Roundtable

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More than 30 years experience as a psychiatric/mental health nurse
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The UAB Student Nursing Association has received the Outstanding Breakthrough to Nursing Project for their biannual "Day in the Life" program from the Alabama Association of Nursing Students (AANS).

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Award honors work as nurse educator; will respresent southeast for NANNP
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More than 500 volunteers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, the UAB School of Nursing, Cahaba Valley Health Care, and other local dentists, health agencies and companies cared for more than 350 people today as part of the first UAB Dentistry Cares Community Day.

Installed during the NBNA's 41st Annual Institute and Conference


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Hidges has been an active member of AWHONN since 1998
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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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International leader in breast cancer survivorship research 


The UAB School of Nursing has acquired the health clinic at The Foundry Rescue Mission and Recovery Center in Bessemer and began seeing patients – both residents of The Foundry and members of the community in need of health care – July 1, 2013.

Alexandrov is a clinical expert in the areas of emergency and critical care nursing, with concentrations in neuroscience and vascular dynamics



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

Aimee Holland will sit on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
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Olivia Bahemuka, a third semester DNP student and native of Uganda, is one of 20 health professionals participating in this yearlong fellowship 

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VA Nursing Academy provides focused, intense education to help serve the health care needs of Veterans, other patients

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Nursing, Medicine partner in AHEC initiative to expand access to primary care — especially for rural and other under-served populations — in Alabama using a five-year, $5.25-million HRSA grant 

The two years Andrea Torre spent in Zambia's Dimbwe Village changed her life and now she is learning the skills she needs to change the lives of others

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Patrician is a recognized expert in quality and safety
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Deborah Walker is an advanced practice nurse in adult hematology/oncology

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The UAB School of Nursing has received four grants totaling $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund graduate student studies that will help put hundreds of advanced practice nurses and nursing faculty into the Alabama workforce over the next four years.
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Phillips is an expert in occupational health and safety
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The UAB School of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.4-million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement an innovative interprofessional collaborative health-care practice model that improves quality of care and outcomes for underserved patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions.
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to help put more psychiatric nurse practitioners into the workforce, and for interprofessional education for both nurse practitioners and health informatics professionals in the use of technology to manage psychiatric conditions.
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Marie Bakitas is an internationally recognized expert in palliative care

Swan, Coleman pursuing doctoral education
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The UAB School of Nursing partners at the critical juncture to improve access and quality health care for communities
April 05, 2012

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Promoting Enhanced Research Capacity for Global Health (PERC) was funded by a challenge grant from The Fogarty International Center of The National Institutes of Health
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After graduation, Sheena Champion returned home to rural Wilcox County, Alabama where her advanced training in primary care is sorely needed
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Louise O'Keefe recognized by Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
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