Rice named AAN Fellow

University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing Professor Marti Rice, Ph.D., has been selected for induction as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Rice, who was the 2010-11 president of the Southern Nursing Research Society, joined the UAB School of Nursing in 1997 and teaches research methods, statistics and child-health theories and concepts and emerging child-health issues in the Leadership Education in Child Health Nursing program, funded by the Maternal Child Health Bureau. She is a co-investigator on a challenge grant funded by the National Institutes of Health Fogarty International Center to offer distance education to international study coordinators and test the effectiveness of the educational offering. Rice earned her bachelor’s degree from Creighton University, her master’s from the Medical College of Georgia and her doctorate from Georgia State University.