Faculty practice helps residents at The WellHouse through trauma-informed care

Serving emergency nurse practitioners nationwide

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Multi-school, grant-funded initiative will help spread bleeding control training across Birmingham.
UAB School of Nursing joins, supports global campaign to advance role of nurses in health care.
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Partnership with AirMed international prepares health care professionals through simulation, training

Cynthia Selleck receives Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award, School’s first

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Community groups donate quilts for first-time mothers in Nurse-Family Partnership program
Project focuses on medically underserved areas and includes building and educating undergraduate students, practicing RNs in team-focused primary care
One of 56 international nurse educators selected for initiative of the NLN Center for Transformational Leadership
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Shelton serving as member-at-large
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Kristi Henderson becomes VP, Ascension Healthcare
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Noles selected from among UAB staff
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$1.7 million grant providing oral hygiene training for nursing home staff to improve care for patients with cognitive issues
Honored with 2018 Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award, she is known for exemplary intellectual leadership, and actively guiding her mentees research and training
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Elaine Larson, a pioneer in infection prevention, antimicrobial resistance and hand hygiene delivering keynote address, “One Nurse’s Journey: Bridges to the Future with Interdisciplinary Teams”
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Banks tapped for prestigious group, will learn from former presidents, key administrators
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Jean Kelley shaped School’s the graduate program, laid foundation of excellence still enjoyed today
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Hendricks recently appointed to top nursing leadership role
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Smith leading practice, education, research through American Association for Men in Nursing
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Washing hands is one of the most important steps to avoid illness
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Patrician, Miltner head new QSEN initiative based at School
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Carlson earned MSN from School in 1976
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Elected to two-year term leading accreditation standards for informatics, information management programs
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2017 UAB class scores on National Certification Exam surge high above national average
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Serving two-year term on National Association for Healthcare Quality board
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453 calls made to thank alumni for their support
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Holland chairing National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health Board of Directors
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Recognized for outstanding contributions to palliative care
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Awards support PhD student in her development as early career nurse scientist
Manuscript exploring shoulder injuries in long-haul truck drivers earns national writing award
School has been at forefront of expansion of nurse practitioner role in the state
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Faculty contribute to Child Abuse Quick Reference field guide for health care providers
New Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency increases impact, scope of unique Veterans' initiative, joins three other Veterans' health care initiatives
School's students, faculty, staff donate time to prepare MedHope Africa for Ugandan mission
Topics include PTSD, borderline personality disorder, antipsychotic medications, insomnia
Jordan and McPeters to serve on state nurse practitioner board
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Associate Dean for Research serving on National Advisory Council for Nursing Research
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Two-year, $154,000 grant studying pediatric palliative care needs in the Deep South
October 12, 2017

Thompson honored by NLN

Alumna retires as CEO of Sigma Theta Tau, receives top NLN award
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September 27, 2017

Creating reliable exams

October 27, School hosting mini-conference on test construction and analysis for nurse educators
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September 22, 2017

Impacting dementia care

Jablonski among 23 nominated for "Health Care Professional of the Year" Award
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Moneyham, Adams, Beard and Stanton recognized for contributions to nursing, health care in Alabama
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Named primary site investigator for women-focused research, gets additional funding to extend study
Work with Closed Claims Research Team earns him Researcher of the Year Award
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Honored for demonstrating professional excellence and community commitment
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Includes new two-year, $1.3 millon HRSA great preparing advanced practice nurses, providing primary care
As one of 163 worldwide, Hallman recognized for substantial contributions to emergency nursing
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Cited for innovative and flexible academic programs, student engagement and community involvement
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American Association of Nurse Practitioners names Talley state award winner
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UAB Nursing Partnership nationally recognized for nurse-managed HRSA Heart Failure Clinic success
Pilon to lead National Nurse-led Care Consortium
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Jackson receives county-wide honor eight months after graduation
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Alumnus Campbell becomes author after surviving bladder cancer
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World renowned expert on aging hosts Dementia Boot Camp with help from undergraduate students
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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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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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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
UAB School of Nursing assistant professor receives Distinguished Service Alumni Award for 2016
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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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Professor recognized for visionary leadership in protecting children's health
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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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Goal of research project is to guide development of future cognitive interventions for breast cancer survivors
Assistant professor serving as chair of statewide panel focusing on increasing the public's basic understanding of health information and services

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student will lead project to establish urgent care clinic in East Lake

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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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Chosen based on dedication, enthusiasm and extraordinary procedural and diagnostic skills.
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Retired faculty and friends scholarship will benefit future nursing students
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Planned gift will create endowed scholarship in Selma native's name
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Selected based on two-plus years of successful leadership, service as interim president
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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
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Combine with community partners for successful events in two medically underserved Birmingham-area suburbs
Award recognizes School of Nursing instructor for work in rural community setting
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Bonner, Pickett invited to speak at Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists gathering
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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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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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Author of 12 books dealing with consciousness, spirituality, and healing, including The New York Times bestseller “Healing Words: The Power Of Prayer And The Practice Of Medicine,” and most recently “One Mind: How Our Mind Is Part Of A Greater Consciousness And Why It Matters”

Advisory Council for Advanced Practice provides input on policies, procedures, issues related to advance practice in Alabama
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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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Internationally recognized as a pioneer in the holistic nursing and nurse coaching movements
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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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Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Recognized for demonstrating innovative, sustained relationship and for demonstrating positive, measurable outcomes
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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Pilot study is using telemedicine to provide mental health counseling to women who cannot readily access mental health care
School recognizes eight alumni, colleagues for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients

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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

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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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NBNA provides a forum for black nurses to advocate for the highest quality of health care for people of color
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Internationally known as an innovative pioneer, leader and scientist for high-impact research in pain management and palliative care
Dean Doreen Harper is a 2015 inductee into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame
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Scholars receive financial, educational support to pursue training in cancer disparities research, mentoring from preeminent researchers including Karen Meneses

September 16, 2015

PATH Clinic has new home

UAB School of Nursing’s PATH Clinic serves vulnerable populations with diabetes
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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Site provides information and resources for women under 45, including fertility decisions, family, financial and career implications.
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
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.
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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Community Health Nursing students detail experiences with School's partner agencies and findings on nurses' role in the community 
Growth in students and research brings new senior faculty and new graduate program leaders, keys in fulfilling strategic priorities
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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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Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement
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Breast cancer risk and genetics, families, relationships are topics at the third Young Breast Cancer Survivors Network workshop in Birmingham

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

Leadership Practices for Quality and Safety, for early and mid-career nurse leaders, enhances leadership practices for quality, safety improvement
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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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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
Nominees cited for dedication, compassion and leadership include faculty, alumni and students
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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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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.
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.
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.
Ultimate goal is to improve global health
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Honored for her dedication to improving the lives of women and newborns through community service
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Phillips and colleagues will examine worker impairment from marijuana use
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Her ultimate goal is to reduce practice barriers for nurse practitioners
Jordan chose a path into nursing after earning a degree in health care management
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Langston has served the chapter in a variety of leadership roles
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Fuller is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class
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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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GENEX Services Inc. has awarded the UAB School of Nursing $20,000 in scholarship funds
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Thompson has a long volunteer history with the honor society of nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI).
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Morin has received national recognition for her teaching expertise, including the Excellence in Nursing Education Award from AWHONN
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Four exceptional alumni and professional leaders are 2013 inductees into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame.
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During a nursing career spanning more than 30 years, Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, has held numerous positions in clinical and academic nursing, but she has always maintained a strong commitment to professional organizations—including serving as a member of the board of the American Academy of Nursing and as a committee chair with the American Nurses Association. Her most recent board position, however, might be her most high-profile yet—chair of the board of AARP, formerly the American Association of Retired Persons, one of the largest and most influential interest groups in the country.
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Eleventh annual Alumni Night Dinner and Awards Ceremony honored Carol Garrison as the 2013 Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient.
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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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Anita Smith Lunsford's contributions to the School of Nursing are traced through the decades
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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.
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.

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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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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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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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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International leader in breast cancer survivorship research 


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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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

UAB School of Nursing faculty provide leadership in clinical practice for those living with osteoporosis

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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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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Wiser serves the School in the Office of Research and Scholarship
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After graduation, Sheena Champion returned home to rural Wilcox County, Alabama where her advanced training in primary care is sorely needed
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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
April 05, 2012

Safety on 18 wheels

Karen Heaton working to improve the health of most visible invisible workers in America
The UAB School of Nursing partners at the critical juncture to improve access and quality health care for communities
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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