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Their talk "Cognition and Vigilance in Shift-Working Nurses," is an offshoot of their collaborative research into staffing night shifts with workers who are genetically best suited to work during the overnight hours
Also is president-elect of Alabama League for Nursing, previously served on the Board of Directors for Georgia League for Nursing

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Honored for her leadership and dedication to international nursing education and continuing efforts to raise intercultural understanding within the health-care field
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NBNA provides a forum for black nurses to advocate for the highest quality of health care for people of color
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Holiday celebrations can be overwhelming for those with memory loss but dementia-care expert Rita Jablonski-Jaudon is presenting tips on creating dementia-friendly family holidays
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Four faculty members and five alumni from the UAB School of Nursing named Academy Fellows
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Assistant Professor Ann Gakumo has received national recognition for her efforts to improve health literacy. Read the UAB Magazine story on her vast impact in the community.
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Dean Doreen Harper is a 2015 inductee into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame
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UAB School of Nursing has been ranked No. 6 in the “Top 30 Most Affordable Certified Nurse Anesthetist Programs 2015” by professional web site
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UAB School of Nursing ranked number 17 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value BSN Programs of 2015” and number 27 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value RN to BSN Programs of 2015” by valuecolleges.com.
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Since 2009, the UAB School has had a formal partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs through what is now called the VA Nursing Academic Partnership to help improve health care for Veterans and their families. Its success has led to the expansion of additional education, research and clinical practice initiatives, all aimed at bettering the lives of America's heroes.

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Dr. Booth's worldwide legacy of teaching, research and service helped the School rise to the national prominence it enjoys today

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Nomination letter cited Patrician for conveying the discipline, zeal and excitement of scientific inquiry to her DNP and PhD students
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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.
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Cited for her more than 35 years of experience as educator and researcher, work with Deep South Occupational Health & Safety Education and Research Center
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Assistant Professor Glenda Smith will serve second term as member-at-large for Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 
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Three fifth semester honors students use undergraduate research experience to help empower Latina women about breast cancer, culturally sensitive health education 
School's PhD Program Director will assist authors in evaluating article ideas prior to peer review, facilite links between academic researchers, clinicians
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Marti Rice recognized by Southern Nursing Research Society for outstanding leadership, contributions, promotion of nursing, health care research
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Bryan Wilbanks' research, part of his dissertation work, is changing the course of perioperative informatics, published in peer-reviewed journal
Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement
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Honored for bridging CNL education, practice; leadership through innovative collaboration with education, practice to improve patient care quality

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Ladores, a pediatric nurse practitioner, investigates reproductive health concerns in adolescents and young adults with chronic illness

Roussel and Polancich present revised DNP curriculum at the AACN Doctoral Education Conference
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Somerall honored for advocacy of nurse practitioner prescriptive authority for scheduled medications, service to NPAA and state medical board
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Natalie Baker appointed to Alabama Board of Nursing to represent advanced practice nursing, joins UABSON colleague Laura Wright
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University of Maryland School of Nursing names former UAB School of Nursing Dean Rachel Z. Booth a Visionary Pioneer
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Marti Rice assumes role of CANS Chair of Leadership Council
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Assistant Professor Natalie Baker assumed role of GAPNA Education Committee Chair in September of 2014
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Nursing instructor Annie McCartney has been named Secretary/Treasurer of the Alabama Section of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
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Brenda Iddins, Aimee Holland, Nancy Turnham and Joy Deupree receive NPAA awards
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One faculty member and three alumni from the UAB School of Nursing honored at AAN Alumni and Friends Reception
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Donna Dunn elected to serve as president of the Alabama Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
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School recognizes six alumni for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients
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Elizabeth Sharpe receives first AVA Janet Pettit Scholar Award for exhibiting passion and quest for knowledge
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Glenda Smith represents the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as member-at-large
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Several faculty members and students attended the NPAA annual congress and honored student awardee  
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Jim Raper is proud to be a nurse practitioner and to have been the first nurse to direct a medical clinic at UAB. This, he said, has afforded him the opportunity to incorporate advanced practice nursing into every aspect of the 1917 Clinic.

Get to know Jim Raper a tenured Professor in the UAB School of Medicine, the only nurse with a primary appointment, and holds a secondary appointment in the School of Nursing.

The UAB School of Nursing is leading the way in the campus-wide transition to a new learning management system for distance-accessible courses. The University made the switch to Canvas based on the School's successful pilot run in fall 2013.
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October 01, 2014

Eye-opening research

Rosetta Norman never thought she would end up with a passion for research or taking care of adults. The second-semester BSN student plans to be a NICU nurse once she graduates, but joining a faculty member’s research team has opened her eyes to more career possibilities and might just change her mind about the age of her patients.
UAB Hospital Interim Chief Nursing Officer Terri Poe, who earned her BSN from the UAB School of Nursing in 1986 and her DNP from the School in 2013, has been named the hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Associate Vice President.
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October 01, 2014

Leading transitional care

Imagine being discharged from the hospital knowing you suffer from heart failure, and you have no access to continuing outpatient care. What do you do when you’re in trouble—go to the emergency room, get readmitted, or worse, do nothing? It’s a recipe for a vicious cycle that could have disastrous outcomes.
October 01, 2014

Life-saving research

Dr. June Cho dreams of giving preemies a better start. It is well known that testosterone is the primary hormone that increases bone and muscle mass as males grow. But could the very thing that strengthens boys during adolescence also be responsible for weakening them during infancy?
Two UAB School of Nursing faculty members have been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as 2014 Scholars and Fellows. C. Ann Gakumo, PhD, RN, has been named an RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar and Joy P. Deupree, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, has been named an RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow.
September 30, 2014

Nursing without walls

Nursing without walls—delivering quality care to populations how, when and where they need, and caring for their unique needs without traditional encumbrances—has become the essence of nursing that is practiced, taught and studied at the UAB School of Nursing.
Honored at an alumni brunch June 21 during the school’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
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Honored for her dedication to improving the lives of women and newborns through community service
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NANN addresses educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing
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One of Alabama’s first nurse practitioners, Juanzetta Flowers is a member of the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors, former nurse practitioner at UAB’s medical school and retired faculty member
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A two-year, $150,000 grant from the Women's Breast Health Fund will help improve the quality of life for young breast-cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support, distance learning and networking.
Suzie Miltner, an assistant professor in the UAB School of Nursing is passionate about veteran’s health care, and she has a personal understanding of what veterans need. She came to UAB to do a postdoctoral fellowship as a VA National Quality Scholar (VAQS). Today she is researching quality improvement initiatives for America’s veterans.
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June Cho has been awarded a five-year, $1.72 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Development to study testosterone and cortisol levels in infant health and development.

The seventh annual Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship was presented April 16

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Revising the 2009 Nursing Administration Scope and Standards publication
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December 05, 2013

Rice Named Chair-Elect

Responsibilities include strategic planning, leading meetings, serving as representative to the National Nursing Research Roundtable

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