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UAB School of Nursing is offering a free online course for health care providers on what they need to know about the Ebola virus
Shameka Humphrey garners accolades for poster at Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging Annual Symposium
Brenda Iddins, Aimee Holland, Nancy Turnham and Joy Deupree receive NPAA awards
Donna Dunn elected to serve as president of the Alabama Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
Nominees cited for dedication, compassion and leadership include faculty, alumni and students
Elizabeth Sharpe receives first AVA Janet Pettit Scholar Award for exhibiting passion and quest for knowledge
Glenda Smith represents the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as member-at-large
PhD candidate Ann H. Johnson has received a $1000 Ireland Research Travel Award for her dissertation
Several faculty members and students attended the NPAA annual congress and honored student awardee  
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.
Diabetes is an enormous problem in Alabama, but a UAB School of Nursing-managed post-discharge diabetes clinic is making the difference for hundreds of uninsured patients.
Doctor of Nursing Practice students in the UAB School of Nursing are encouraged to think outside the box and set a course to become nursing and health care leaders.
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.
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.
To strengthen teamwork and communication among disciplines, the UAB Schools of Nursing, Medicine and Health Professions are collaborating to offer immersive interprofessional simulation training, allowing students from different disciplines to work together in high-stress medical simulations before they enter the workforce.  
The suicide rate among both male and female U.S. Veterans is soaring, according to recent reports. That trend, coupled with the personal experiences of their colleagues, convinced members of the UAB School of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association to take a proactive role in raising awareness of this growing national issue.
It has not taken Assistant Professor Deborah Walker, DNP, CRNP, AOCN, long to prepare her recently launched cancer resources smart phone app to go beyond Birmingham or cancer.
Using a four-year, $1 million gift from The Daniel Foundation of Alabama, the UAB School of Nursing is creating a far-reaching program designed to open up more health care access in medically underserved rural Alabama.
The UAB School of Nursing and Birmingham VA Medical Center are again expanding their 43-year-old partnership and the focus on Veterans' mental health needs.
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.
Recognized during 2014 Faculty Awards Convocation
Honored at an alumni brunch June 21 during the school’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
Ultimate goal is to improve global health
Honored for her dedication to improving the lives of women and newborns through community service
Phillips and colleagues will examine worker impairment from marijuana use
Her ultimate goal is to reduce practice barriers for nurse practitioners
Jordan chose a path into nursing after earning a degree in health care management
Lowe also is an Advanced Nursing Coordinator at UAB Hospital
Langston has served the chapter in a variety of leadership roles
Somerall is track coordinator for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Fellows represent variety of interests in education, research and service
Fuller is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class
Mabra trades courtside for bedside as she plans future in nursing
Bakitas honored for dedication to teaching advanced practice nurses
Sahwan chooses UAB over other partner schools for guidance in opening new unit at hospital in Saudi Arabia
UAB is one of eight institutions working as part of the Southeastern Consortium for Substance Abuse Training
Meneses will promote awareness of FNINR, research priorities
NANN addresses educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing
The UAB School of Dentistry, in partnership with the UAB schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Optometry, received a $150,000 renewal grant through the DentaQuest Foundation to train professional students to work collaboratively and recognize when they should make referrals to other professions.

UAB School of Nursing graduate student Bryan Wilbanks has been selected to receive the CertifiedBackground.com and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing scholarship based on merit and demonstrated leadership skills.

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.

Served as an environmental conservation volunteer in the South American nation of Paraguay

School of Nursing has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the Health Services Resources Administration to develop a program to help veterans with military medical experience more easily transition into the nursing profession.

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

hirey is an internationally recognized expert in leadership and management 

Published his first peer reviewed paper in 1993

Advising on matters relating to the care and treatment of Veterans

Deuk Kyung Kim and Seung Min-Lee, nursing students from Wonju College of Medicine, at Yonsei University, South Korea, participated in a competitive two-week exchange program at the UAB School of Nursing.  The students worked closely with mentor Dr. Youngshook Han from February 3 until February 14.

Honored for her leadership, contribution to society, and promotion of nursing and health care research

Ranked 11 in the nation in the 2010 nationals before leaving to focus on academics

Heaton earned her master's at University of Louisville

Revising the 2009 Nursing Administration Scope and Standards publication
Earned her doctorate in nursing from the University of Kentucky

Awards mark contributions in teaching and  service

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

More than 30 years experience as a psychiatric/mental health nurse

The UAB Student Nursing Association has received the Outstanding Breakthrough to Nursing Project for their biannual "Day in the Life" program from the Alabama Association of Nursing Students (AANS).

Award honors work as nurse educator; will respresent southeast for NANNP

More than 500 volunteers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, the UAB School of Nursing, Cahaba Valley Health Care, and other local dentists, health agencies and companies cared for more than 350 people today as part of the first UAB Dentistry Cares Community Day.

Installed during the NBNA's 41st Annual Institute and Conference


Hidges has been an active member of AWHONN since 1998

 

Maria Shirey, Ph.D., RN, FACHE, FAAN, assistant dean for clinical affairs and partnerships and professor in the Department of Community Health, Outcomes and Systems in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, has been elected president of the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS) for the 2013-15 term. Shirey began serving in that role on July 1 after having served as president-elect from 2011-13.

International leader in breast cancer survivorship research 


The UAB School of Nursing has acquired the health clinic at The Foundry Rescue Mission and Recovery Center in Bessemer and began seeing patients – both residents of The Foundry and members of the community in need of health care – July 1, 2013.

Alexandrov is a clinical expert in the areas of emergency and critical care nursing, with concentrations in neuroscience and vascular dynamics



Deborah Kirk Walker, D.N.P., assistant professor in the UAB School of Nursing has been named a Fulbright Senior Specialist by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

Aimee Holland will sit on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health

Olivia Bahemuka, a third semester DNP student and native of Uganda, is one of 20 health professionals participating in this yearlong fellowship 

VA Nursing Academy provides focused, intense education to help serve the health care needs of Veterans, other patients

Nursing, Medicine partner in AHEC initiative to expand access to primary care — especially for rural and other under-served populations — in Alabama using a five-year, $5.25-million HRSA grant 

Patrician is a recognized expert in quality and safety

Deborah Walker is an advanced practice nurse in adult hematology/oncology

The UAB School of Nursing has received four grants totaling $3.1 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to fund graduate student studies that will help put hundreds of advanced practice nurses and nursing faculty into the Alabama workforce over the next four years.
Phillips is an expert in occupational health and safety
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to help put more psychiatric nurse practitioners into the workforce, and for interprofessional education for both nurse practitioners and health informatics professionals in the use of technology to manage psychiatric conditions.
The UAB School of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.4-million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement an innovative interprofessional collaborative health-care practice model that improves quality of care and outcomes for underserved patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions.

Marie Bakitas is an internationally recognized expert in palliative care

Swan, Coleman pursuing doctoral education
After graduation, Sheena Champion returned home to rural Wilcox County, Alabama where her advanced training in primary care is sorely needed
The UAB School of Nursing partners at the critical juncture to improve access and quality health care for communities
Louise O'Keefe recognized by Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
Foundation support will help PhD, DNP and MSN students transform cancer care
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