UAB School of Nursing National Advisory Council


The UAB School of Nursing National Advisory Council (NAC) serves in an advisory role to Dean Doreen C. Harper, PhD, RN, FAAN. Established in 2015, the Council examines and facilitates innovative and practical strategies with the goal of making the UAB School of Nursing the premier educational institution that mobilizes students at all levels to practice “nursing without walls.”


Velinda J. Block

Velinda J. Block

DNP 2010
Nashville, Tennessee
Joanne M. Disch

Joanne M. Disch

MSN 1976
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Nancy E. Dunlap

Nancy E. Dunlap

Ex-Officio
Birmingham, Alabama
Delois S. Guy

Delois S. Guy

DSN 1980
Birmingham, Alabama
Madeline G. Harris

Madeline G. Harris

BSN 1975, MSN 1990
Birmingham, Alabama
Larry G. Hornsby

Larry G. Hornsby

BSN 1981, BS 1985
Birmingham, Alabama
Martha G. Lavender

Martha G. Lavender

MSN 1984, PhD 1988
Gadsden, Alabama
Sue Ellen Lucas

Sue Ellen Lucas

MSN 1979
Birmingham, Alabama
Terri L. Poe

Terri L. Poe

BSN 1986, DNP 2013
Birmingham, Alabama
Cindy S. Selleck

Cindy S. Selleck

PhD 1987
Birmingham, Alabama
Cathy R. Ward

Cathy R. Ward

BSN 1977
Los Angeles, California
Connie H. Yarbro

Connie H. Yarbro

Honorary Alumna
Destin, Florida