Turner-Henson named American Academy of Nursing fellow

Turner_Henson_Anne_newsiteAnne Turner-Henson, D.S.N., a professor in the Department of Community Health, Outcomes and Systems at the UAB School of Nursing, has been named a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Turner-Henson is an advocate for children's health, conducting research to test innovative models of care for children with asthma, exposure reduction of secondhand smoke and household chemicals.

She is the project director of UAB School of Nursing's Leadership Education in Child-Health Nursing program, funded by Maternal Child Health Bureau of the Department of Health and Human Services, which is designed to prepare the next generation of nursing faculty leaders in child-health nursing education and bio-behavioral research.

Additionally, she serves on the United States Environmental Protection Agency Children's Health Protection Advisory Committee and is vice-president of the Southern Nursing Research Society.