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DNP alumna Velinda Block named first chief nursing executive of HCA Tristar Division
Alumnus Sargent's passion for mental health led him to help fill a critical void in health care providers
Photojournalist turned U.S. Army nurse is shining example of School's commitment to providing quality health care for Veterans
Nolan will participate in all-expense-paid career development workshop for early career nurse scientists
Joanne Disch named recipient of the Geraldine 'Polly' Bednash Lectureship Award
MSN students Cassidy, Pattison named 2017-18 Alabama Schweitzer Fellows
Lucinda Graven honored with Early Science Investigator Award from Southern Nursing Research Society
Experiences abroad help Nieuwenhuys, Strawn succeed in School's accelerated master's curriculum
Unique approach to community health clinicals enhances meaning, creativity
Whelton's nursing career centered on mentorship and helping others
Hodges' leadership in nursing extends to daughter, son
Selected from a pool of applicants to advance critical research agenda
Assistant professor honored for long track record of working to promote diversity, inclusivity
Cited for impact on innovative nursing education
Reading, Understanding, and Applying Nursing Research has received American Journal of Nursing's Book of the Year Award
Assistant professor to serve two-year term on group's Institute of Regulatory Excellence Committee
Associate professor honored for focus on diversity, inclusion in her teaching, research and service
Amy Neimkin believes in giving time, resources to benefit next generation of CRNAs
Improvement in first-time board pass rates, transition to BSN-to-DNP status highlight significant accomplishments, developments of CRNA program
Marilyn Henry credits her nursing background for opening doors to rewarding work in hospital administration
DNP graduate, AANP president participates 21st Century Cures Act signing, which provides $1 billion for states for opioid abuse prevention, treatment
Kunaviktikul reappointed as dean, Kaewthummanukul to serve as an associate dean of Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Nursing
PhD graduate receives group's 2016 Anna Mae Ericksen Award
DSN graduate and Vanderbilt nursing dean to help guide one of nation's largest pediatric health systems
Distinguished alumna becomes first nurse to hold prestigious position for Wisconsin's largest integrated health care system
Two-time graduate makes her mark at nation's premier nursing informatics gathering
More than 550 calls placed to generous alumni to express gratitude for their support
Dual-purpose donation creates scholarship, names pediatric nursing competency lab
Professor recognized for visionary leadership in protecting children's health
Three-time UAB School of Nursing graduate to encourage all nurses to be involved in ASNA
Assistant professor elected to two-year term as secretary of group's Board of Directors
October 6, UAB School of Nursing broke ground on its $32 million, 72,000 square-foot building expansion
Three others with ties to the UAB School of Nursing also recognized for their statewide impact
Two faculty, four alumnae among 164 distinguished nurse leaders inducted at AAN annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Taylor Hinkle, Jordan Barksdale will work in various ways to advance, strengthen alumni organization
Dr. Jeannie Rodriguez is co-investigator on effort to understand why African-American women experience a higher rate of preterm birth than Caucasian women
Brasher, Argade named recipients of the Summer 2016 DNP, BSN awards for student excellence
Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track coordinator lauded as invaluable asset to teaching profession
Publication, co-authored by fellow UAB School of Nursing faculty and alumna, offers innovative approaches to nursing education that can significantly impact disaster responses
Lt. Col. Stacey VanDyke fills administrator role following her Air Force career
Alumna receives honor for advancing excellence in patient care, education, research
Trip strengthen ties with Chiang Mai University, puts UAB faculty, doctoral education on global stage
Recent additions bring to 24 the number of faculty, alumni who now hold prestigious designation
UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care honors Fordham, Palmore, Westbrook, Beard
Made transition from resident in the School to VA co-director in less than three years
Strong relationships producing health care professionals who are well prepared to identify and care for veterans wherever they are
Dr. Gail D'Eramo Melkus to deliver keynote address on 'T2 Diabetes Biobehavioral Research: A Platform for Mentoring'
Assistant professor serving as chair of statewide panel focusing on increasing the public's basic understanding of health information and services
Becomes first to occupy a new permanent nursing seat, will work to continue expanding the role of nurses
Recognizes faculty members who has demonstrated 'extraordinary promise' within first five years of academic career
Pilot project will study promoting physical activity among African Americans
Associate professor working to enhance use of unique collection in School of Nursing curricula
Also appointed to Hartford Center national expert panel on gerontological nursing
Volunteer efforts lead to appointment to Steering Committee, election as Vice Chair
Nurse practitioner, 2015 MSN graduate achieving career goal with work in rural health care
Yeow Chye Ng, PhD, FNP-BC, NP-C, AAHIVE, earned his PhD from the School in 2013
First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
Chosen based on dedication, enthusiasm and extraordinary procedural and diagnostic skills.
Role of mentors, coaches as part of the process is focus of $30,000 grant
School's Director of Clinical Simulation is group's 18th Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced worldwide
Watts, Byram presented with inaugural awards honoring "inspirational and gifted" teacher's legacy
Says its an exciting time to be a women's health nurse practitioner
Retired faculty and friends scholarship will benefit future nursing students
Selected based on two-plus years of successful leadership, service as interim president
Acknowledges significant contributions from four special members
Four-time graduate of UAB School of Nursing to serve two-year term as president
Awards shine light on two expected to make their mark in field of psychiatric care
Bonner, Pickett invited to speak at Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists gathering
Spring 2015 DNP graduate is published, makes first podium presentation
Lavender has served as interim president since September 2014

Will provide insight to help shape the organization’s bylaws

Alumna attributes her success to mentor Dr. Jacqueline Moss, who played a tremendous role in helping her find this path

Palmer Carrier, CNA Insurance doctoral fellowships provide $10,000 in education support
Increased use of mobile technology at the heart of $10,000 RCMAR Pilot Grant

Selection based upon activism, scholarly research and commitment to community outreach
AMNP was the best route because he already had a bachelor’s and master’s in athletic training and didn’t want to go back to school for another two or three years to get a bachelor’s degree in nursing
Growing up in rural Alabama Shameka Rodgers saw the effect a lack of health care access, education had on her community and made UAB her first and only choice for a nursing education she will take back home to help others
Erin Gockle was a Peace Corps Fellow while earning her BSN and now is an MSN student in the School's Graduate Nursing Education Primary Care Scholars initiative
Cites unique specialty, affordability, outstanding faculty as reasons for pursuing two doctoral degrees
Award given to an early career scientist who is focusing on minority aging and health disparities in the African-American population

Will try to help increase membership, raise awareness of services CNMs perform
School recognizes eight alumni, colleagues for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients

Earned both MSN and PhD from UAB; Primary responsibilities relate to the coordination of the program


Career has been dedicated to advancing educational opportunities for nurses in Alabama and beyond
The two are among 46 nurses around the country to receive a prestigious Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars program award this year
Four faculty members and five alumni from the UAB School of Nursing named Academy Fellows
Dheeraj Raju earns The Science Unbound Foundation Best Paper Award in the area of general statistics
Scholars receive financial, educational support to pursue training in cancer disparities research, mentoring from preeminent researchers including Karen Meneses
UAB School of Nursing alumna Carol Ratcliffe credited by NBNA for outstanding contributions to professional and patient education
B-Metro Nursing Excellence faculty and alumni award recipients honored for leadership, innovation and expertise
UAB School of Nursing alumna Lindsey Harris cited by National Black Nurses Association for clinical excellence, patient advocacy and mentorship
Both professors were selected for influencing the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialization for the better
The award provides Timiya Nolan with support as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies
UAB School of Nursing alumna to serve as President-elect of Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA)
A University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing faculty member and an alumna of one of the School’s doctoral programs have been inducted as Fellows in the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), the largest full-service national professional membership organization for nurse practitioners of all specialties.
Dr. Natalie Wilson has been awarded a Brown R25 Fellowship that provides didactic training in clinical research methods, as well as collaborative structured mentoring.
The American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), which holds it annual meeting this week - June 9 through 14 - and the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties (NONPF) both count UAB School of Nursing alumni among its presidential ranks.
Named 2015 recipient of the Marguerite Rodgers Kinney Award for a Distinguished Career; award is named for UAB's Dr. Margie Kinney Handlin
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