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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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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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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
DNP graduate, AANP president participates 21st Century Cures Act signing, which provides $1 billion for states for opioid abuse prevention, treatment
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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
Expanded partnership with Aletheia House will provide increased access to medically underserved populations in Bessemer
Kunaviktikul reappointed as dean, Kaewthummanukul to serve as an associate dean of Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Nursing
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
PhD graduate receives group's 2016 Anna Mae Ericksen Award
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DSN graduate and Vanderbilt nursing dean to help guide one of nation's largest pediatric health systems
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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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Distinguished alumna becomes first nurse to hold prestigious position for Wisconsin's largest integrated health care system
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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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Assistant professor to serve second two-year term on group's Board of Directors
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Styslingers cite School's progress, UAB's driving force in state as reasons for giving
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Dual-purpose donation creates scholarship, names pediatric nursing competency lab
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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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Three-time UAB School of Nursing graduate to encourage all nurses to be involved in ASNA
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Assistant professor elected to two-year term as secretary of group's Board of Directors
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October 6, UAB School of Nursing broke ground on its $32 million, 72,000 square-foot building expansion
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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
Taylor Hinkle, Jordan Barksdale will work in various ways to advance, strengthen alumni organization
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Dr. Jeannie Rodriguez is co-investigator on effort to understand why African-American women experience a higher rate of preterm birth than Caucasian women
Dr. Sandra Dunbar selected in the Educator Category
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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
Lt. Col. Stacey VanDyke fills administrator role following her Air Force career
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School of Nursing faculty one of 55 nationwide selected for prestigious NIH/NIA program for investigators new to the field of aging research
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Alumna receives honor for advancing excellence in patient care, education, research
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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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Associate Professor named Gerontological Society of America Fellow, will embark on new Department of Defense research project
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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
Will join the School in mid-August from the University of Crete, succeed now-retired Dr. Lynda Wilson
Trip strengthen ties with Chiang Mai University, puts UAB faculty, doctoral education on global stage
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Recent additions bring to 24 the number of faculty, alumni who now hold prestigious designation
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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
Unique approach to community health clinicals enhances meaning, creativity
Experiences abroad help Nieuwenhuys, Strawn suceed in School's accelerated master's curriculum
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
Support from UAB Graduate School provides 'elite educational experiences that enrich not only students, but UAB as a whole'
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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BSN student sees bright side of swimming injury, turns to career in nursing
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Prestigious program continues effort to increase number of doctorally-prepared faculty, nurse leaders nationwide
Study will look at speed of processing training to improve cognitive functioning, quality of life for middle-aged and older adults with HIV
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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Student success stories enabled by donor’s generous scholarship donations
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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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Uncertainty about where she wanted to pursue her degree cleared when she found UAB
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Yeow Chye Ng, PhD, FNP-BC, NP-C, AAHIVE, earned his PhD from the School in 2013
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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
Chosen based on dedication, enthusiasm and extraordinary procedural and diagnostic skills.
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BSN student recounts fond memories of founding board member who motivated her to be her best
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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
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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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Selected based on two-plus years of successful leadership, service as interim president
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Acknowledges significant contributions from four special members
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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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
Awards shine light on two expected to make their mark in field of psychiatric care
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Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
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
Fond remembrances of chemotherapy nurses makes 15-year-old Pell City High School student want to become one
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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

Increased use of mobile technology at the heart of $10,000 RCMAR Pilot Grant

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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Award given to an early career scientist who is focusing on minority aging and health disparities in the African-American population

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

School recognizes eight alumni, colleagues for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients

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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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Honored for her leadership and dedication to international nursing education and continuing efforts to raise intercultural understanding within the health-care field

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Program of research in HIV, past contributions to JANAC led to selection

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Career has been dedicated to advancing educational opportunities for nurses in Alabama and beyond
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School teams with local health systems for unique Breast Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation Initiative
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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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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
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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
Assistant Professor Ann Gakumo has received national recognition for her efforts to improve health literacy. Read the UAB Magazine story on her vast impact in the community.
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Dean Doreen Harper is a 2015 inductee into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame
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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 PhD student receives Article of the Year award from the Journal of the Association of Nurses in Aids Care
Professor Linda Roussel and UAB Hospital Nurse Manager Kristen Noles have teamed with the Clinical Nurse Leader Association (CNLA) to host the CNLA Regional Conference at UAB Hospital
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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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BSN curriculum includes personal leadership course to help students learn how to effectively work together, features service-learning project
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Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
Site provides information and resources for women under 45, including fertility decisions, family, financial and career implications.
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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Since 2009, the UAB School has had a formal partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs through what is now called the VA Nursing Academic Partnership to help improve health care for Veterans and their families. Its success has led to the expansion of additional education, research and clinical practice initiatives, all aimed at bettering the lives of America's heroes.

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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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UAB School of Nursing alumna to serve as President-elect of Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA)
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A University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing faculty member and an alumna of one of the School’s doctoral programs have been inducted as Fellows in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest full-service national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners of all specialties.
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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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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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Named 2015 recipient of the Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career; award is named for UAB's Dr. Margie Kinney Handlin
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Johns Hopkins Professor, National Program Director for RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, is twenty-fourth Jean Kelley Lecture keynote
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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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Sullivan, a graduate of the MSN program, is the recipient of one of only two scholarships given by the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses to attend the prestigious conference
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Alumna Linda Gibson-Young receives the Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
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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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Alumna Amy Neimkin ireceives 2015 Daniel D. Vigness Federal Political Director of the Year Award presented by the American Association of Nurse Anesthetists 
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DNP graduate Shelby Polk participating in year-long innovative and integrated learning experience for advanced practice nurses
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Community Health Nursing students detail experiences with School's partner agencies and findings on nurses' role in the community 
Charged with examining, facilitating innovative, practical strategies to promote School; advise on profession nationally across constituencies

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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 
School's PhD Program Director will assist authors in evaluating article ideas prior to peer review, facilite links between academic researchers, clinicians
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American Association of Occupational Health Nurses recognizes Louise O'Keefe for excellence in writing in experienced author category
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"Nursing Research Using Ethnography: Qualitative Designs and Methods" honored by AJN as book of the year
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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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Rick and Barrett Brock MacKay give $1 million to create dynamic new home for the Barrett Brock MacKay Florence Nightingale Letters Exhibit

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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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Scholarship donors, recipients meet at annual luncheon to celebrate donor generosity and student excellence
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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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Ladores, a pediatric nurse practitioner, investigates reproductive health concerns in adolescents and young adults with chronic illness

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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UAB Student Nurses Association sell CardioGrams as Valentine’s Day fundraiser 

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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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University of Maryland School of Nursing names former UAB School of Nursing Dean Rachel Z. Booth a Visionary Pioneer
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Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
Marti Rice assumes role of CANS Chair of Leadership Council
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First ANCC Nurse Executive/Nurse Executive Advanced Certification Exam Review held in UAB School of Nursing
Assistant Professor Natalie Baker assumed role of GAPNA Education Committee Chair in September of 2014
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Connie White-Williams selected by American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the Advanced Transplant Provider (ATP) Committee to receive the 2015 Advanced Transplant Provider Award
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DNP student Marie McBee one of five new Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars selected through AACN Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future.
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Nursing instructor Annie McCartney has been named Secretary/Treasurer of the Alabama Section of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
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UAB School of Nursing BSN students volunteer for School's first Thank-a-Thon
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DNP Alumna inducted into the National League for Nursing's Academy of Nursing Education
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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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Harper receives appointment to Department of Veterans Affairs' National Academic Affiliations Council
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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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One faculty member and three alumni from the UAB School of Nursing honored at AAN Alumni and Friends Reception
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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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Nursing instructor Kimberly Davey has been awarded for the best doctoral paper by the Southern Management Association
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Michael Humber will serve as president-elect of the ALANA
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UAB School of Nursing DNP alumna recognized as NBNA Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year
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School recognizes six alumni for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients
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MSN student Maggie Davis has been selected to serve as 1 of 10 student reporters for the NPWH
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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 2014 fundraising event hosted by the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors drew strong student and faculty praise and gratitude.

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Jim Raper is proud to be a nurse practitioner and to have been the first nurse to direct a medical clinic at UAB. This, he said, has afforded him the opportunity to incorporate advanced practice nursing into every aspect of the 1917 Clinic.



Get to know Jim Raper a tenured Professor in the UAB School of Medicine, the only nurse with a primary appointment, and holds a secondary appointment in the School of Nursing.



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.
UAB Hospital Interim Chief Nursing Officer Terri Poe, who earned her BSN from the UAB School of Nursing in 1986 and her DNP from the School in 2013, has been named the hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Associate Vice President.
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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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October 01, 2014

Life-saving research

Dr. June Cho dreams of giving preemies a better start. It is well known that testosterone is the primary hormone that increases bone and muscle mass as males grow. But could the very thing that strengthens boys during adolescence also be responsible for weakening them during infancy?


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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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.
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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.
Cooke earned her DNP at UAB
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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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Barkley Award comes from UAB MHRC
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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Terry Harrell gives so talented students without the means can pay for their education
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Judy Powell gives to prepare the next generation of nurses
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GENEX Services Inc. has awarded the UAB School of Nursing $20,000 in scholarship funds
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This exhibit honors Barrett Brock MacKay, an alumna of the UAB School of Nursing and past Chair of the School’s Board of Visitors.
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Scholarship donors, and current and past recipients, gathered at the Mountain Brook Country Club 5 to celebrate the UAB community’s continuous generosity and achievement. This event serves to honor our donors who have personally touched our students with their contributions.
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Committed to raising funds for UAB scholarships in pediatric nursing, the JBOV last year and this year has been focused on funding a scholarship in memory of brother-and-sister twin infants – the Seth Houston McCoin, Jr., and Elizabeth Morgan Endowed Scholarship in Pediatric Nursing.
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Grants Program Director Lizzy Smith meets scholarship recipients, tours skills labs
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Endowed scholarship honors two couples, provides aid for students for years to come
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One of Alabama’s first nurse practitioners, Juanzetta Flowers is a member of the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors, former nurse practitioner at UAB’s medical school and retired faculty member
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BOV remembers beloved friend, member Joie Jones 
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The Luckie family legacy of support for the School of Nursing is “a treasure for our school and our students.”
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Annual event hosted by Barrett and Rick MacKay supports the Campaign for UAB
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Working for 35 years as a nurse, 24 years alongside her husband, Nancy Watts apprecaites nursing and medicine as a family affair
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The UAB School of Nursing is one of many beneficiaries of Melinda Helveston's kindness, giving 
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Kate Wood Hamilton and Sidney Wood Clapp team to take the helm of the JBOV
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Bruce Burns gives to the School, honor's wife's service as a nurse
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Falkenberg's time in Leadership UAB, mother's example inspires her service
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Board of Visitors member Sue Ellen Lucas had a nursing role in the pioneering medical genetics program launched in Alabama in the late 1970s, saw the beginning of genetic education.
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How the Mitchell family gave its special vote of confidence to a Junior Board of Visitors mission - a mission born from the spirits of two sweet babies...
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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.
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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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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.
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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June Cho has been awarded a five-year, $1.72 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Development to study testosterone and cortisol levels in infant health and development.

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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Natalie Wilson, DNP, ANP-BC, MPH, AAHIVE, a current PhD student in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, has received $100,000 from the Veteran's Administration to fund a two-year Nursing Research Initiative pilot study on the role of inflammation in symptoms commonly reported by HIV patients entitled "Gastrointestinal  Symptoms and Microbial Translocation in HIV+ Veterans."

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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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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Four represent diverse teaching, research, service experience
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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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Four exceptional University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing alumni and professional leaders are 2013 inductees into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame.
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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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Florence Nightingale, indisputably the founder of modern nursing, left countless gifts to her profession, including a collection of 50 letters and more preserved in the UAB Historical Collections. Copies of these are on permanent exhibit in the UAB School of Nursing.

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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

Carol Garrison honored as 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient

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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 

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

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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Marie L. O'Koren Ed.D., M.S.N., professor and dean emeritus of the UAB School of Nursing, passed away December 11, 2012 at the age of 86
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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 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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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.

Marie Bakitas is an internationally recognized expert in palliative care

Wiser serves the School in the Office of Research and Scholarship
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Swan, Coleman pursuing doctoral education
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April 05, 2012

Safety on 18 wheels

Karen Heaton working to improve the health of most visible invisible workers in America
Research by UAB nurses is enhancing the quality of life for communities around the world
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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Plans call for fall 2012 of new interactive Nightingale exhibit in the School
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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
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Louise O'Keefe recognized by Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
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Karen Heaton will use R21 award to study the effects and feasibility of a computer-based intervention on truck drivers' sleep