Associate professor honored for focus on diversity, inclusion in her teaching, research and service
Published in Diversity
Improvement in first-time board pass rates, transition to BSN-to-DNP status highlight significant accomplishments, developments of CRNA program
Published in Innovative Programs
Jumped 11 spots from 2015 ranking, boasting nearly $2.2 million from NIH in 2016
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
Published in Global Leadership
Meneses honored with UAB Academic Health Center's most prestigious faculty award for a 40-year career focused on cancer survivorship
Published in Global Leadership
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
Published in Global Leadership
UAB School of Nursing assistant professor receives Distinguished Service Alumni Award for 2016
Published in Valuable Resources
Iddins, Pair, Weaver earn effective teaching certificates
Published in Valuable Resources
Assistant professor to serve second two-year term on group's Board of Directors
Published in Global Leadership
Assistant professor elected to two-year term as secretary of group's Board of Directors
Published in Global Leadership
Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track coordinator lauded as invaluable asset to teaching profession
Published in Innovative Programs
School of Nursing faculty one of 55 nationwide selected for prestigious NIH/NIA program for investigators new to the field of aging research
Published in Diversity
PATH Clinic, Heart Failure Clinic, residents of rural Alabama areas will benefit from Federal agency's focus on improving health equality
Nomination by mentee Dionne-Odom lauds School professor as 'brillant, inspiring and dedicated'
Published in Global Leadership
Organization recognizes employers who support, value employment of U.S. service members
Assistant professor serving as chair of statewide panel focusing on increasing the public's basic understanding of health information and services
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'
Published in Valuable Resources
Study will look at speed of processing training to improve cognitive functioning, quality of life for middle-aged and older adults with HIV
School of Nursing professor, Marie L. O'Koren Endowed Chair 'privileged' to be part of great team at UAB
Published in Global Leadership
Also appointed to Hartford Center national expert panel on gerontological nursing
Published in Global Leadership
Volunteer efforts lead to appointment to Steering Committee, election as Vice Chair
Published in Global Leadership
Role of mentors, coaches as part of the process is focus of $30,000 grant
School of Nursing faculty will explore why online teaching tool has been so well received, its future potential
Published in Innovative Programs
School's Director of Clinical Simulation is group's 18th Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced worldwide
Published in Global Leadership
March 3 event offering lineup of nationally, internationally known presenters with expertise in informatics, simulation and distance education
Published in Innovative Programs
Study defined decision-support tools for medication administration safety in acute-care settings
Published in Global Leadership
Appointment to position with the official publication of the National Association of Healthcare Quality is a dream come true for longtime author, editor 
Published in Global Leadership
UAB School of Nursing professor adds to already impressive personal databank of research on aging and HIV
Published in Global Leadership
Internationally recognized scholar and researcher Bakitas to present on palliative care
Published in Global Leadership
The School of Nursing collaborates with Children’s of Alabama, both academically and clinically, to improve care and outcomes for the young people who receive care there
Award recognizes School of Nursing instructor for work in rural community setting
Published in Global Leadership
Veterans come with unique backgrounds and needs, and it is imperative that nurses are adequately prepared to care for Veteran patients and their families
Increased use of mobile technology at the heart of $10,000 RCMAR Pilot Grant

Experience in clinical practice, global health as a Fulbright Senior Specialist has provided basis for teaching innovations

Published in Global Leadership
Has been Board of Trustee member since 2013
Published in Global Leadership
Will try to help increase membership, raise awareness of services CNMs perform
Published in Global Leadership
Pilot study is using telemedicine to provide mental health counseling to women who cannot readily access mental health care
Internationally renowned UAB School of Nursing dementia expert Dr. Rita Jablonski-Jaudon offers tips to make holidays enjoyable for both patients and families

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

Published in Global Leadership
School teams with local health systems for unique Breast Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation Initiative
Published in Global Leadership
Holiday celebrations can be overwhelming for those with memory loss but dementia-care expert Rita Jablonski-Jaudon is presenting tips on creating dementia-friendly family holidays
Published in Global Leadership
Internationally known as an innovative pioneer, leader and scientist for high-impact research in pain management and palliative care
B-Metro Nursing Excellence faculty and alumni award recipients honored for leadership, innovation and expertise
Published in Global Leadership
Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
Both professors were selected for influencing the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialization for the better
Published in Global Leadership
Growth in students and research brings new senior faculty and new graduate program leaders, keys in fulfilling strategic priorities
Published in Global Leadership
Dean credits great team work by faculty, staff, students, alumni as key to significant rise, will continue momentum in serving Alabama and beyond
Published in Innovative Programs
Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement
Published in Global Leadership
Natalie Baker appointed to Alabama Board of Nursing to represent advanced practice nursing, joins UABSON colleague Laura Wright
Published in Global Leadership
Instructor Grace Grau named American College of Cardiology Associate
Published in Global Leadership
Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
Nominees cited for dedication, compassion and leadership include faculty, alumni and students
Published in Global Leadership
Elizabeth Sharpe receives first AVA Janet Pettit Scholar Award for exhibiting passion and quest for knowledge
Published in Global Leadership
Several faculty members and students attended the NPAA annual congress and honored student awardee  
Published in Global Leadership
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.


Published in Innovative Programs
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.

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.
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.  


Published in Innovative Programs
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.
Published in Innovative Programs
Two UAB School of Nursing faculty members have been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as 2014 Scholars and Fellows. C. Ann Gakumo, PhD, RN, has been named an RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar and Joy P. Deupree, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, has been named an RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow.
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.
Published in Valuable Resources
Ultimate goal is to improve global health
Published in Global Leadership
Honored for her dedication to improving the lives of women and newborns through community service
Published in Global Leadership
Her ultimate goal is to reduce practice barriers for nurse practitioners
Langston has served the chapter in a variety of leadership roles
Published in Global Leadership
Fuller is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class
Published in Innovative Programs
Bakitas honored for dedication to teaching advanced practice nurses
Published in Global Leadership
Meneses will promote awareness of FNINR, research priorities
NANN addresses educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing
Published in Global Leadership
Saturday, April 5, 2014 young breast cancer survivors, their spouses, and children gathered at the UAB School of Nursing to attend the second annual Young Breast Cancer Survivors Network (YBCSN) Workshop. The workshop was specially designed to help improve the quality of life for young breast cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support and networking.
Published in Valuable Resources
A two-year, $150,000 grant from the Women's Breast Health Fund will help improve the quality of life for young breast-cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support, distance learning and networking.

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.

Published in Innovative Programs

Published his first peer reviewed paper in 1993

Heaton earned her master's at University of Louisville

Published in Global Leadership
Earned her doctorate in nursing from the University of Kentucky
Published in Global Leadership

Awards mark contributions in teaching and  service

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Award honors work as nurse educator; will respresent southeast for NANNP
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International leader in breast cancer survivorship research 


UAB School of Nursing Professor Marie Bakitas has received a four-year, $720,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to study whether a phone-based palliative care intervention can help reduce access disparities for veterans, minorities and patients from rural areas who have advanced cancer.

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
Published in Global Leadership

UAB School of Nursing faculty provide research to help those living with HIV cope with chronic conditions

UAB School of Nursing faculty provide leadership in clinical practice for those living with osteoporosis
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.
Published in Innovative Programs

Marie Bakitas is an internationally recognized expert in palliative care

April 05, 2012

Safety on 18 wheels

Karen Heaton working to improve the health of most visible invisible workers in America
April 05, 2012

Global Classroom

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
Published in Global Leadership
The UAB School of Nursing partners at the critical juncture to improve access and quality health care for communities
Research by UAB nurses is enhancing the quality of life for communities around the world
Karen Heaton will use R21 award to study the effects and feasibility of a computer-based intervention on truck drivers' sleep

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