2016-17 Faculty Awards roundup

Awards earned by UAB School of Nursing faculty in the 2016-17 academic calendar year
This listing is a sampling of awards reported to the School during the 2016-2017 academic year:

UAB Awards

  • Professor Dr. Anne Tuner-Henson, 2017 UAB President’s Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Assistant Professor Dr. D’Ann Somerall, 2016 UAB President’s Excellence in Teaching Award
  • Marie L. O'Koren Endowed Chair and Professor Dr. Marie Bakitas, Charles Barkley Excellence in Mentoring Award, UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center
  • Associate Dean for Research and Professor Dr. Karen Meneses, Charles Barkley Health Disparities Investigator Award, UAB Minority Health & Health Disparities Research Center
  • Turner Carla awardsDr. Carla TurnerAssociate Dean for Research and Professor Dr. Karen Meneses, UAB Distinguished Faculty Lecturer
  • Associate Professor Dr. Ann Gakumo, UAB President’s Diversity Champions Award
  • Marie L. O'Koren Endowed Chair and Professor Dr. Marie Bakitas, UAB Graduate Dean Excellence in Mentorship Award
  • Professor Dr. Linda Roussel, UAB Graduate Dean Excellence in Mentorship Award
  • Professor Dr. Marti Rice, UAB Graduate Dean Excellence in Mentorship Award
  • Associate Professor Dr. Karen Heaton, UAB Graduate Dean Excellence in Mentorship Award
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Kala Blakely, UAB Department of Psychology Distinguished Service Alumni Award
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Kala Blakely, UAB School of Nursing Young Alumni Merit Award
  • Instructor Dr. Carla Turner, UAB School of Nursing Early Career Award
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Cathy Roche, UAB School of Nursing Innovations in Classroom Teaching
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Sallie Shipman, UAB School of Nursing Innovations in Clinical Instruction
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Todd Hicks, UAB School of Nursing Innovation in Simulation Instruction
  • Instructor Alice Bristow, UAB School of Nursing Nancy Smith Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching

State Award Winners

  • Hodges Ashley awardsDr. Ashley HodgesAssistant Professor Dr. Candace Knight, Excellence in Teaching Award, Alabama League for Nursing 
  • Assistant Dean for Graduate Clinical Programs and Associate Professor Dr. Ashley Hodges, Lamplighter Award, Alabama League for Nursing 
  • Associate Dean for Clinical and Global Partnerships and Professor Dr. Cynthia Selleck, Power of One Award, Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama 
  • Associate Professor Dr. Shannon Morrison, Outstanding Regional Educator Award for Central Alabama, Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama 
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Michele Talley, State Award for Excellence, American Association of Nurse Practitioners

National Award Winners

  • Marie L. O'Koren Endowed Chair in Nursing and Professor Dr. Marie Bakitas Stronger Heart Beats Best Practices Award, National Forum for Heart Disease & Stroke Prevention/American College of Cardiology
  • Associate Professor Dr. Gwen Childs, Association of Nurses in AIDS Care President's Award
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Bryan Wilbanks, John F. Garde Researcher of the Year, American Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Martha Dawson, 2017 Prism Diversity Award, American Organization of Nurse Executives 
  • Associate Professor Dr. Deborah Kirk Walker, Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award, American Cancer Society
  • McMullan Susan awardsDr. Susan McMullanProfessor and Chair of the Acute, Chronic & Continuing Care Department Dr. Maria Shirey, Suzanne Smith Memorial Award for Scholarly Writing Excellence, Council on Graduate Education for Administration in Nursing
  • Professor Dr. Anne Turner-Henson, Children’s Environmental Health Hero, United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Associate Professor Dr. Karen Heaton, American Academy of Occupational Health Nursing Fellow
  • Associate Professor Dr. Wendy Landier American Academy of Nursing Fellow
  • Associate Professor Dr. Marisa Wilson American Academy of Nursing Fellow
  • Associate Professor Dr. Rita Jablonski-Jaudon Gerontological Society of America Fellow
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Natalie Baker, American Association of Nurse Practitioners Fellow
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Aimee Chism Holland, American Association of Nurse Practitioners Fellow
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Elizabeth L. Sharpe, American Association of Nurse Practitioners Fellow
  • Associate Professor Dr. Deborah Kirk Walker, American Association of Nurse Practitioners Fellow
  • Associate Professor Dr. Nataliya Ivankova, Distinguished Service Award, Mixed Methods International Research Association
  • Associate Professor Dr. Susan McMullan, Patriotic Employer Award, Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve 
  • Professor Dr. Pat Speck The Professional Impact Award, End Violence Against Women International
  • Assistant Professor Dr. Rebecca Lynn Edwards, Advanced Oncology Certified Nurse Practitioner of the Year, Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
  • Instructor Bryan Combs, Novice Golden Pen Award, American Academy of Occuptional Health Nurses
Last modified on August 03, 2017

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