Supports additional training for primary care NPs to screen, treat, refer individuals in rural, underserved areas

Partners nursing, social work to create interprofessional care providers for opioid use disorder

UAB School of Nursing graduate programs, specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report

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Get to know the newest leaders behind the School’s top-ranked programs and missions

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Carter passes Nurse Executive Board Certification Exam

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UAB School of Nursing, Birmingham-Southern College come together to expand nursing pipeline.
Children’s and School of Nursing come together for mental health residency
The School’s PMHNP Specialty Track is helping meet a need for more mental health care providers.
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The UAB School of Nursing is leading a new era in nursing education through nursing informatics.
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Graduate students Markwell and Wells earn academic scholarships from state nursing association

Students selected for prestigious fellowship focused on impacting health disparities

Sullivan earns scholarship to support research to enhance pediatric oncology nursing in resource-limited countries, hospitals
Noles selected from among UAB staff
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Jordan and Waddell selected from a competitive pool of national experts on pediatric health care, presented an educational session on pediatric sepsis
Honored with 2018 Graduate Dean’s Excellence in Mentorship Award, she is known for exemplary intellectual leadership, and actively guiding her mentees research and training
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Celebrating prestigious awards, honors and scholarships
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Banks tapped for prestigious group, will learn from former presidents, key administrators
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Jean Kelley shaped School’s the graduate program, laid foundation of excellence still enjoyed today
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Only nurse on committee overseeing Network of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Centers national project
Smith leading practice, education, research through American Association for Men in Nursing
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Recognized for years of service to society, profession
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Elected to two-year term leading accreditation standards for informatics, information management programs
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Percentage of male faculty, students continues to rise
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Manuscript exploring shoulder injuries in long-haul truck drivers earns national writing award
Students who complete required courses eligible to sit for the Emergency Nurse Practitioner (ENP) certification exam
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Alumna and National Advisory Council member named among 30 female leaders impacting Alabama
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Department chair, professor recognized as "a master teacher of nurses"
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October 12, 2017

Thompson honored by NLN

Alumna retires as CEO of Sigma Theta Tau, receives top NLN award
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Moneyham, Adams, Beard and Stanton recognized for contributions to nursing, health care in Alabama
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Honored for demonstrating professional excellence and community commitment
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Three students receive ONS Foundation scholarships to transform cancer care
Includes new two-year, $1.3 million HRSA great preparing advanced practice nurses, providing primary care
As one of 163 worldwide, Hallman recognized for substantial contributions to emergency nursing
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Nolan tapped among applicant pool of more than 170 scientists
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Bryant, Cole recognized in UAB Excellence in Business Top 25 Class of 2017
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Couple is first husband-wife team to graduate together from School's DNP Program
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Buys, Combs succeeding retiring Somerall as Co-Coordinators of School's Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track
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Cited for innovative and flexible academic programs, student engagement and community involvement
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Heaton named Fellow, student, alumnae win awards, another student awarded scholarship at conference
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Wehunt one of nine statewide to receive 2017 Graduate Nursing Award
White impacting outcomes for ostomy patients with online post-operative visits
American Association of Nurse Practitioners names Talley state award winner
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Edwards named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
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Jackson receives county-wide honor eight months after graduation
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Alumnus Campbell becomes author after surviving bladder cancer
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Bakitas, Heaton, Rice, Roussel receive UAB Excellence in Mentorship awards
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Alumnus Sargent's passion for mental health led him to help fill a critical void in health care providers
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Version of TV game show helps psych mental health NP students learn psychopharmacology content
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Nolan will participate in all-expense-paid career development workshop for early career nurse scientists
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MSN students Cassidy, Pattison named 2017-18 Alabama Schweitzer Fellows
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PhD student is School's first to receive Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies
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Whelton's nursing career centered on mentorship and helping others
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Selected from a pool of applicants to advance critical research agenda
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13th overall puts School among top five public Schools of Nursing in nation
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Jumped 11 spots from 2015 ranking, boasting nearly $2.2 million from NIH in 2016
Marilyn Henry credits her nursing background for opening doors to rewarding work in hospital administration
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One of six health care professionals given Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award
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UAB School of Nursing assistant professor receives Distinguished Service Alumni Award for 2016
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Two-time graduate makes her mark at nation's premier nursing informatics gathering
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Long, bumpy road leads to success for Veteran in School's MSN Adult-Gero Primary Care NP specialty track
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Taylor Hinkle, Jordan Barksdale will work in various ways to advance, strengthen alumni organization
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Inaugural summer commencement ceremony to be extra special occasion for Walker, four students
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Recognizes faculty members who has demonstrated 'extraordinary promise' within first five years of academic career
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First-time ever U.S. News has ranked DNP Programs; Two master's specialties also ranked
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Nurse practitioner, 2015 MSN graduate achieving career goal with work in rural health care
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Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Seven among those receiving 2015-2016 scholarship awards
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Lavender has served as interim president since September 2014

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Will provide insight to help shape the organization’s bylaws

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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
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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
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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
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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
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Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Award given to an early career scientist who is focusing on minority aging and health disparities in the African-American population

Recognized for demonstrating innovative, sustained relationship and for demonstrating positive, measurable outcomes
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 alumna Carol Ratcliffe credited by NBNA for outstanding contributions to professional and patient education
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Chris Rhodes named Chair-Elect of American Nurses’ Association National Nominations and Elections Committee
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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
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Both professors were selected for influencing the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialization for the better
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UAB School of Nursing AMNP students say poverty simulations are an eye-opening experience that will improve patient care
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UAB School of Nursing alumna to serve as President-elect of Alabama State Nurses Association (ASNA)
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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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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.
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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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Sullivan, a graduate of the MSN program, is the recipient of one of only two scholarships given by the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses to attend the prestigious conference
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On May 11 the School is moving to AACN's NursingCAS centralized application service for its MSN and DNP Programs
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Growth in students and research brings new senior faculty and new graduate program leaders, keys in fulfilling strategic priorities
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Dean credits great team work by faculty, staff, students, alumni as key to significant rise, will continue momentum in serving Alabama and beyond
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Scholarship donors, recipients meet at annual luncheon to celebrate donor generosity and student excellence
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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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Comprehensive two-day orientation introduces incoming master’s students to UAB School of Nursing and University

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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
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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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Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
DNP Alumna inducted into the National League for Nursing's Academy of Nursing Education
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Brenda Iddins, Aimee Holland, Nancy Turnham and Joy Deupree receive NPAA awards
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UAB School of Nursing DNP alumna recognized as NBNA Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year
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MSN student Maggie Davis has been selected to serve as 1 of 10 student reporters for the NPWH
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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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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

Real-world preparation

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.  
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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.
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.
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September 30, 2014

New wounds, new approach

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.
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 for her dedication to improving the lives of women and newborns through community service
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Phillips and colleagues will examine worker impairment from marijuana use
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Jordan chose a path into nursing after earning a degree in health care management
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Fuller is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class
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NANN addresses educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing
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Served as an environmental conservation volunteer in the South American nation of Paraguay

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


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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.

Patrician is a recognized expert in quality and safety
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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.
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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.
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After graduation, Sheena Champion returned home to rural Wilcox County, Alabama where her advanced training in primary care is sorely needed
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Foundation support will help PhD, DNP and MSN students transform cancer care

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