The Oncology Nursing Society is a professional organization of more than 35,000 registered nurses and other health-care providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research and administration in oncology nursing. Its mission is to promote excellence in oncology nursing and quality cancer care. In addition to her faculty work, Walker has held positions as a registered nurse in critical care and emergency medicine and as an advanced practice nurse in the area of adult hematology/oncology. She has served on various committees with the Oncology Nursing Society on the local and national levels.

 

Why Choose UAB?

why choose uab

Among the top 5 percent of nursing schools, 13th nationally, 3 master's specialty tracks highly ranked, 
1 in the top 10, ranked BSN, PhD and DNP programs

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Global Nursing Leaders

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The School has broken ground on a $32 million, more than 72,000-square-foot expansion and renovation that will transform nursing education, practice and research

 


Veterans Administration Initiatives
Learn more about the VA Nursing Academic Partnership, VA National Quality Scholars, Veterans CAN! and many other Veteran-centered initiatives


 


PAHO/WHO Collaborating Center
More than 20 years of global nursing leadership. One of 10 in the U.S., one of 42 in the world



 


Transformational Research
Leading the transformation of health and health care through innovations in education, research and clinical care 
 

 


Nurse-Managed Clinical Care
Four nurse-managed clinics, one primary care and three transitional, provide high-quality health care to vulnerable populations

 


Primary Care Scholars
Graduate Nursing Education Primary Care Scholars are learning the tools necessary to provide primary care in Alabama's rural-designated counties