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Center for Palliative and Supportive Care is first UAB University Wide Research Center with School of Nursing at the helm

Has sustained scholarship in pain and palliative care science, leading to fundamental practice and policy changes

Published in Global Leadership

Dionne-Odom receives five-year R37 to assess effectiveness of a lay navigator-led, community-based palliative care intervention for rural and African-American family caregivers in the Southea

Environmental, personal and disease related factors contribute to behavioral symptoms of patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia symptoms, but presentation varies significantly between patients

Offers insight into infectious disease, COVID-19, ongoing research as part of first online Jean Kelley Lecture

8th among public schools of nursing in academic health systems

American Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics Working Group names papers among those recommended that contributed to the science of nursing informatics

Shameka Rodgers Phillips is first nurse to receive fellowship from UAB Nutrition and Obesity Research Center

Post-doc studying interventions’ impact on heart failure caregivers, quality of life

Wingo gives keynote speech at Undergraduate Research Fall Expo

Collaboration between UAB School of Nursing faculty advances scholarship, education

Vance, Childs, Shorten are accomplished internal leaders, experienced educators and researchers

Published in Global Leadership

Pam Bowen receives $50,000 pilot grant to study Fitbit use to increase physical activity, improve lifestyle behaviors to improve health of African American women

October 02, 2019

PhD student presents at ASNA

Caitlin Campbell detailed her work on nursing work environment for Alabama State Nurses’ Association at annual meeting

Bray named semi-finalist for research award at North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference
Published in Valuable Resources
December 20, 2018

Turkman receives NPCRC grant

With an NPCRC grant, assistant professor to create a culturally-adapted palliative care program.

Marie Bakitas received the American Cancer Society Pathfinder in Palliative Care award for 2018.

Lofton plans to research demyelinating diseases, such as multiple sclerosis and transverse myelitis

Published in Valuable Resources

Leaves indelible mark on science, nursing and the community

Published in Global Leadership
Rebecca Edwards, also a faculty member, will use funds from Oncology Nursing Society to begin crafting research proposal on palliative care in the Caribbean
Jordan and Waddell selected from a competitive pool of national experts on pediatric health care, presented an educational session on pediatric sepsis
Election was based upon an exemplary career, educational and research contributions to practice across UAB and in other academic, clinical settings
Published in Global Leadership
Elaine Larson, a pioneer in infection prevention, antimicrobial resistance and hand hygiene delivering keynote address, “One Nurse’s Journey: Bridges to the Future with Interdisciplinary Teams”
November 29, 2017

Improving health with data

Raju wins alumni award recognizing excellence in education; uses data mining techniques to improve health
Published in Innovative Programs
One of 50 worldwide invited to NIH National Human Genome Research Institute Short Course in Genomics
Third straight group from School receives three-year RWJF funding commitment, matching scholarships
Named primary site investigator for women-focused research, gets additional funding to extend study
September 12, 2017

Excellence in oncology nursing

Three students receive ONS Foundation scholarships to transform cancer care
Awards earned by UAB School of Nursing faculty in the 2016-17 academic calendar year
Published in Innovative Programs
Edwards named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
Published in Global Leadership
PhD student Gordon receives two grants to study end-of-life care choice in African American families
PhD candidate Pack-Mabien receives grant to study care transition for sickle cell patients
Dr. Jean C. McSweeney from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to deliver keynote address
Published in Valuable Resources
Lucinda Graven honored with Early Science Investigator Award from Southern Nursing Research Society
Published in Valuable Resources
Funding supports development of interventions, treatments to improve everyday functioning, quality of life for older adults with HIV-related cognition problems
Poster presentation featuring concept analysis to better define value of nursing care earns top INARC award
Published in Global Leadership
Meneses honored with UAB Academic Health Center's most prestigious faculty award for a 40-year career focused on cancer survivorship
Published in Global Leadership
UAB School of Nursing PhD student is first recipient of group's Dr. Dorothy Coverson Grant
Two faculty, four alumnae among 164 distinguished nurse leaders inducted at AAN annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Published in Global Leadership
Dr. Jeannie Rodriguez is co-investigator on effort to understand why African-American women experience a higher rate of preterm birth than Caucasian women
Publication, co-authored by fellow UAB School of Nursing faculty and alumna, offers innovative approaches to nursing education that can significantly impact disaster responses
School of Nursing faculty one of 55 nationwide selected for prestigious NIH/NIA program for investigators new to the field of aging research
Published in Diversity
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