Associate professor honored for focus on diversity, inclusion in her teaching, research and service
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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
Poster presentation featuring concept analysis to better define value of nursing care earns top INARC award
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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
Co-authors receive first-place recognition for abstract highlighting U.S. Army's Patient CaringTouch System
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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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PhD students will receive $150,000 in funding over next three years as they work towards their doctorates
Dr. Jeannie Rodriguez is co-investigator on effort to understand why African-American women experience a higher rate of preterm birth than Caucasian women
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"
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
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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Funding from AACN, CDC will support efforts of McAlister, Wurttemberg to safeguard babies against whooping cough
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
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
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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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
UAB School of Nursing colleagues mark special day with ceremony, reception
Dr. Gail D'Eramo Melkus to deliver keynote address on 'T2 Diabetes Biobehavioral Research: A Platform for Mentoring'
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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'
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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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
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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School of Nursing professor, Marie L. O'Koren Endowed Chair 'privileged' to be part of great team at UAB
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First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
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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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Study defined decision-support tools for medication administration safety in acute-care settings
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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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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
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

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

Selection based upon activism, scholarly research and commitment to community outreach
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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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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
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
Has been Board of Trustee member since 2013
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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

Pilot study is using telemedicine to provide mental health counseling to women who cannot readily access mental health care
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
Internationally renowned UAB School of Nursing dementia expert Dr. Rita Jablonski-Jaudon offers tips to make holidays enjoyable for both patients and families

Earned both MSN and PhD from UAB; Primary responsibilities relate to the coordination of the program


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

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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

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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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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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 PhD student receives Article of the Year award from the Journal of the Association of Nurses in Aids Care
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
Site provides information and resources for women under 45, including fertility decisions, family, financial and career implications.
Award provides for the development of a culturally relevant intervention to help family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer in the rural south
The award provides Timiya Nolan with support as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies
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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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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Johns Hopkins Professor, National Program Director for RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, is twenty-fourth Jean Kelley Lecture keynote
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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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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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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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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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Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
Shameka Humphrey garners accolades for poster at Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging Annual Symposium
PhD candidate Ann H. Johnson has received a $1000 Ireland Research Travel Award for her dissertation
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

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?


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.
Barkley Award comes from UAB MHRC
Phillips and colleagues will examine worker impairment from marijuana use
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Lowe also is an Advanced Nursing Coordinator at UAB Hospital
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Bakitas honored for dedication to teaching advanced practice nurses
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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
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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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.

hirey is an internationally recognized expert in leadership and management 

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Published his first peer reviewed paper in 1993

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

Heaton earned her master's at University of Louisville

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Earned her doctorate in nursing from the University of Kentucky
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International leader in breast cancer survivorship research 


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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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

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

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

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 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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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
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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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