Moneyham to be inducted in Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame

A professor and senior associate dean for academic affairs in the UAB School of Nursing, Linda Moneyham will be inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame for her many and far-reaching contributions to the field of nursing.

linda moneyham 2017Linda Moneyham, Ph.D.Linda Moneyham, Ph.D., professor and senior associate dean for Academic Affairs in the UAB School of Nursing, will be inducted into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame on Oct. 5 for her extraordinary contributions to nursing in the state.

Moneyham has devoted her career to nursing practice, education and research. Her scientific and professional work emphasizes empowering women with HIV living in rural areas to cope and to develop self-care skills, and mentoring minority and disadvantaged students preparing to become leaders in nursing.

She has published more than 100 scientific articles and book chapters and has received multiple honors and awards recognizing her work. As an intellectual leader in nursing, a highly regarded researcher and a dedicated mentor, Moneyham has made extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession in Alabama, nationally and internationally. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing and is on the Board of Governors of the National League for Nursing.

Moneyham also has appointments as a senior scientist in the Center for AIDS Research, the Minority Health Research Center, the Center for Outcomes and Effectiveness Research, and the Center for Clinical and Translational Science. She has also served as an associate director for the Center for Nursing Research, co-director of the Behavioral Core of the Center for AIDS Research and research leader of the Minority Health Research Center.

Established by the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing’s Board of Visitors in 2001, the Hall of Fame was created to honor nurses and others who, through their work and accomplishments, have brought honor and fame to the profession of nursing and the state of Alabama. The Hall of Fame is governed by the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame Board made up of members of its Board of Visitors. This body establishes the criteria for selecting inductees and the methods for determining eligibility for and election to the Hall of Fame. Nominations for induction into the Hall of Fame are submitted to a Selection Committee of the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame Board.