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Nursing student Serenity Lane battled leukemia as a child. In August, she will graduate from UAB and begin her first job as an emergency medicine nurse at Children’s of Alabama almost 15 years after beating cancer.
UAB School of Nursing will assess and address current curriculum to train students to meet the needs of all women’s health populations, including those in the LGBTQ+ community.
He watched his parents turn into caregivers after his grandparents were diagnosed with dementia. Now Frank Puga, Ph.D., will study the impact on mental health of adults living with dementia and as well as the mental health of their caregivers.
Kesha L. Thurston, DNP, and LaDana Williams-Davis, DNP, are alumnae of the UAB School of Nursing and have worked in the UAB Health System as CRNAs for more than 10 years. Their new scholarship will support students underrepresented in the nurse anesthesia field.
More veteran students are seeking help from UAB’s Student Veterans Services, including Obie Carnathan, a Marine who, with mentorship from director Walter C. Stewart III, is helping others.
Maria Rodriguez Shirey, Ph.D., will transition into her new role as the dean of the UAB School of Nursing effective June 1.
The UAB School of Nursing is relaunching its nurse-midwifery pathway to grow a workforce of nurse-midwives who can improve access to care for underserved women and their infants in Alabama.
Years after spending 87 days in a neonatal intensive care unit, Tara Wood and her twin daughters are now UAB alumni who are using their life experiences to help others.
After surviving a pediatric brain tumor, Julia York was inspired to pursue a career in nursing. On the 10th anniversary of her diagnosis, she will graduate from the UAB School of Nursing and begin her first job at Children’s of Alabama on the hematology-oncology unit.
Pariya Wheeler, Ph.D., will study the neurocognitive functions of older adults who had COVID-19. The grant is one of UAB’s first grants examining the cognitive effects of the virus.
The new School of Nursing initiative connects students with resources and mentors who develop a personalized plan to identify students’ challenges and help develop pathways to success.
Induction in National Academics of Practice is based on excellence and dedication to the profession of nursing, scholarship and policy support.
UAB graduate and professional programs are well represented in the annual U.S. News & World Report rankings.
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