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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
Four represent diverse teaching, research, service experience

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.

Four exceptional University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing alumni and professional leaders are 2013 inductees into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame.

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



Florence Nightingale, indisputably the founder of modern nursing, left countless gifts to her profession, including a collection of 50 letters and more preserved in the UAB Historical Collections. Copies of these are on permanent exhibit in the UAB School of Nursing.

UAB School of Nursing Professor Marie Bakitas has received a four-year, $720,000 grant from the American Cancer Society to study whether a phone-based palliative care intervention can help reduce access disparities for veterans, minorities and patients from rural areas who have advanced cancer.
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