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First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
Attendees can earn 11 CEUs, including 3 Pharmacology credits
Program dedicated to empowering survivors, loved ones through education, personal support and networking
First School of Nursing student to serve as triage tech Hannah Wood having a positive impact in critical assessment role
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
March 3 event offering lineup of nationally, internationally known presenters with expertise in informatics, simulation and distance education
Drs. Ashley Hodges and Lynn Nichols are serving multi-year terms as peer reviewers, among other duties, for Nursing for Women's Health and Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing
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
Study defined decision-support tools for medication administration safety in acute-care settings
Planned gift will create endowed scholarship in Selma native's name
Appointment to position with the official publication of the National Association of Healthcare Quality is a dream come true for longtime author, editor 
UAB School of Nursing professor adds to already impressive personal databank of research on aging and HIV
Four-time graduate of UAB School of Nursing to serve two-year term as president
Internationally recognized scholar and researcher Bakitas to present on palliative care
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Combine with community partners for successful events in two medically underserved Birmingham-area suburbs
School one of 60 to receive funding support for ceremony
Award recognizes School of Nursing instructor for work in rural community setting
Students receive important hands-on training in fun, safe setting
Bonner, Pickett invited to speak at Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists gathering
Seven among those receiving 2015-2016 scholarship awards
Spring 2015 DNP graduate is published, makes first podium presentation
Students showcase service learning projects at UAB Fall Expo
Lavender has served as interim president since September 2014

Will provide insight to help shape the organization’s bylaws

Veterans come with unique backgrounds and needs, and it is imperative that nurses are adequately prepared to care for Veteran patients and their families
Hacettepe University is a distinguished, highly advanced, research-based institution in the heart of Ankara, Turkey, and much like UAB, it educates many of the country’s nursing leaders

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
Also serving in two leadership roles within the organization
Recognized for his willingness to help other students and his outstanding publication and presentation record

Selection based upon activism, scholarly research and commitment to community outreach
Newest results show UAB School of Nursing is most successful prelicensure program of its size in Alabama
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
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Experience in clinical practice, global health as a Fulbright Senior Specialist has provided basis for teaching innovations

Recognized for demonstrating innovative, sustained relationship and for demonstrating positive, measurable outcomes
Representative meets three scholarship recipients, tours skills and simulation labs
Has been Board of Trustee member since 2013
Will try to help increase membership, raise awareness of services CNMs perform
Exploring the neurocognitive, inflammatory and cardiometabolic effects of a ketogenic diet in medically stable, older persons living with HIV who have mild to moderate neurocognitive impairment

Swiger's work was inspired by the teamwork she saw when she was in Baghdad, Iraq, as part of a Deployed Combat Casualty Research Team
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
Earned both MSN and PhD from UAB; Primary responsibilities relate to the coordination of the program


Also is president-elect of Alabama League for Nursing, previously served on the Board of Directors for Georgia League for Nursing

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
NBNA provides a forum for black nurses to advocate for the highest quality of health care for people of color
Four faculty members and five alumni from the UAB School of Nursing named Academy Fellows
Internationally known as an innovative pioneer, leader and scientist for high-impact research in pain management and palliative care
UAB School of Nursing has been ranked No. 6 in the “Top 30 Most Affordable Certified Nurse Anesthetist Programs 2015” by professional web site
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 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.
UAB School of Nursing’s PATH Clinic serves vulnerable populations with diabetes
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
Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
UAB School of Nursing ranked number one in the “Top 50 Best Value MSN Programs of 2015”
Chris Rhodes named Chair-Elect of American Nurses’ Association National Nominations and Elections Committee
Award provides for the development of a culturally relevant intervention to help family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer in the rural south
Nurse Practitioner students learn eye exam skills through interprofessional partnership with UAB School of Optometry
UAB School of Nursing alumna Lindsey Harris cited by National Black Nurses Association for clinical excellence, patient advocacy and mentorship
The UAB School of Nursing is one of nine WHO Collaborating Centers in Nursing in the United States and one of 43 in the world.
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 AMNP students say poverty simulations are an eye-opening experience that will improve patient care
Dr. Booth's worldwide legacy of teaching, research and service helped the School rise to the national prominence it enjoys today

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.
As preparations are being made for students in a community health course to travel to the Dominican Republic in Fall 2015, six UAB School of Nursing students that made the last trip are reflecting on their journey and welcoming one of the group’s hosts to campus June 10.
Cited for her more than 35 years of experience as educator and researcher, work with Deep South Occupational Health & Safety Education and Research Center
Assistant Professor Glenda Smith will serve second term as member-at-large for Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners 
On May 11 the School is moving to AACN's NursingCAS centralized application service for its MSN and DNP Programs
Three fifth semester honors students use undergraduate research experience to help empower Latina women about breast cancer, culturally sensitive health education 
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists names PhD student to prestigious fellowship
Growth in students and research brings new senior faculty and new graduate program leaders, keys in fulfilling strategic priorities
Marti Rice recognized by Southern Nursing Research Society for outstanding leadership, contributions, promotion of nursing, health care research
Bryan Wilbanks' research, part of his dissertation work, is changing the course of perioperative informatics, published in peer-reviewed journal
Dean credits great team work by faculty, staff, students, alumni as key to significant rise, will continue momentum in serving Alabama and beyond
Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement
Pauline Swiger’s work collecting trauma data during her most recent deployment to Baghdad sets her on a course researching quality improvement

Honored for bridging CNL education, practice; leadership through innovative collaboration with education, practice to improve patient care quality

Donna Dunn is selected to receive the OWH Heart of Gold for her community-oriented delivery of care
Leadership Practices for Quality and Safety, for early and mid-career nurse leaders, enhances leadership practices for quality, safety improvement
UAB School of Nursing Seniors mark culmination of undergraduate careers with celebratory lunch, class photos
Roussel and Polancich present revised DNP curriculum at the AACN Doctoral Education Conference

New students at the UAB School of Nursing are welcomed into nursing profession at semi-annual “Lamp of Learning” ceremony.

Comprehensive two-day orientation introduces incoming master’s students to UAB School of Nursing and University

Grant helps The Foundry support Oasis Produce Pantry Food Truck, bring nursing students to teach nutrition in low-income Birmingham suburb
Somerall honored for advocacy of nurse practitioner prescriptive authority for scheduled medications, service to NPAA and state medical board
Natalie Baker appointed to Alabama Board of Nursing to represent advanced practice nursing, joins UABSON colleague Laura Wright
Instructor Grace Grau named American College of Cardiology Associate
Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
Nursing student Morgan Taylor Hinkle combines passion for helping others and love of working with children in her dream to work in the NICU
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