PhD graduate serving a two-year term as President of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses
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Bray named semi-finalist for research award at North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

Wells presents research findings at national palliative care symposium

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

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Wells wins competition at American Association of Heart Failure Nurses meeting

School of Nursing once again sees increase in funding to support graduate students, reaching $4.6 million.

Graduate students Markwell and Wells earn academic scholarships from state nursing association

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Two receive RWJF funding

Two PhD students funded through Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Future of Nursing Scholars Program

Cynthia Selleck receives Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award, School’s first

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UAB School of Nursing students will speak at undergraduate and graduate commencement.
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Anusiewicz and Prapanjaroensin earn scholarships to improve nursing practice
Carter presents on substance use disorder at occupational health meeting
Sullivan earns scholarship to support research to enhance pediatric oncology nursing in resource-limited countries, hospitals
Rebecca Edwards, also a faculty member, will use funds from Oncology Nursing Society to begin crafting research proposal on palliative care in the Caribbean
PhD student Wells honored by Heart Failure Nurses
Shelton serving as member-at-large
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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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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”
Stockdill honored by Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation, Heart Failure Society of America
Celebrating prestigious awards, honors and scholarships
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Jean Kelley shaped School’s the graduate program, laid foundation of excellence still enjoyed today
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Percentage of male faculty, students continues to rise
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Vo first from School selected, will study heart disease, breast cancer link
Ladores helping visiting Thai PhD students complete dissertation proposals
Raju wins alumni award recognizing excellence in education; uses data mining techniques to improve health
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Awards support PhD student in her development as early career nurse scientist
Manuscript exploring shoulder injuries in long-haul truck drivers earns national writing award
Alumna and National Advisory Council member named among 30 female leaders impacting Alabama
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Associate Dean for Research serving on National Advisory Council for Nursing Research
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Professor one of 12 receiving 2017 UAB President's Award for Excellence in Teaching
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PhD students Cherven, Vo each receive $30,000 ACS Cancer Nursing scholarships
Third straight group from School receives three-year RWJF funding commitment, matching scholarships
Moneyham, Adams, Beard and Stanton recognized for contributions to nursing, health care in Alabama
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Receives distinguished alumni award for scientific research and accomplishments
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Three students receive ONS Foundation scholarships to transform cancer care
Nolan tapped among applicant pool of more than 170 scientists
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Tucker's dissertation selected best among 280 applications
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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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Bray's presentations, networking at SNRS highlights "incredible" learning opportunity
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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Pilon to lead National Nurse-led Care Consortium
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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
Bakitas, Heaton, Rice, Roussel receive UAB Excellence in Mentorship awards
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Dr. Jean C. McSweeney from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to deliver keynote address
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Nolan will participate in all-expense-paid career development workshop for early career nurse scientists
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Lucinda Graven honored with Early Science Investigator Award from Southern Nursing Research Society
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PhD student is School's first to receive Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies
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Selected from a pool of applicants to advance critical research agenda
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Associate professor serves as Nursing Discipline chair of international Children's Oncology Group
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Associate professor honored for focus on diversity, inclusion in her teaching, research and service
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Poster presentation featuring concept analysis to better define value of nursing care earns top INARC award
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UAB School of Nursing PhD student is first recipient of group's Dr. Dorothy Coverson Grant
Co-authors receive first-place recognition for abstract highlighting U.S. Army's Patient CaringTouch System
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Two faculty, four alumnae among 164 distinguished nurse leaders inducted at AAN annual conference in Washington, D.C.
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PhD students will receive $150,000 in funding over next three years as they work towards their doctorates
Dr. Jeannie Rodriguez is co-investigator on effort to understand why African-American women experience a higher rate of preterm birth than Caucasian women
Loss of her mother to breast cancer sparked Bail's desire to help others through nursing research
Gathering of nation's top PhD students provides welcomed opportunity for receiving critical feedback, networking
Postdoctoral Fellow expounds on his scholarly work "Expanding Endpoints in Oncology Palliative Care to Include Family Caregivers"
Crucial funding ensures the best and brightest nurses continue advanced nursing studies
Associate Professor named Gerontological Society of America Fellow, will embark on new Department of Defense research project
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Birmingham VA Medical Center Nurse Educator wants to complete her doctoral studies, become a full-time professor
Trip strengthen ties with Chiang Mai University, puts UAB faculty, doctoral education on global stage
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Funding will help mentor, mentee continue research into various aspects of military nursing
Award will help further her research into sleep issues in children with neurodevelopmental problems
Dionne-Odom developing health-coaching program for caregivers of persons with advanced cancer
Goal of research project is to guide development of future cognitive interventions for breast cancer survivors
UAB School of Nursing colleagues mark special day with ceremony, reception
Support from UAB Graduate School provides 'elite educational experiences that enrich not only students, but UAB as a whole'
Pilot project will study promoting physical activity among African Americans
Professor applauded for level of commitment to students, 'serves as a role model for others'
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Prestigious program continues effort to increase number of doctorally prepared faculty, nurse leaders nationwide
Study will look at speed of processing training to improve cognitive functioning, quality of life for middle-aged and older adults with HIV
PhD student, mentored by Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor Pat Patrician, presenting on relationship between nursing burnout and patient safety, participating in panel discussion on shift-working nurses and the effects of circadian misalignment
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School of Nursing professor, Marie L. O'Koren Endowed Chair 'privileged' to be part of great team at UAB
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Volunteer efforts lead to appointment to Steering Committee, election as Vice Chair
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Yeow Chye Ng, PhD, FNP-BC, NP-C, AAHIVE, earned his PhD from the School in 2013
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First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
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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
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UAB School of Nursing professor adds to already impressive personal databank of research on aging and HIV
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Internationally recognized scholar and researcher Bakitas to present on palliative care
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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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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

Palmer Carrier, CNA Insurance doctoral fellowships provide $10,000 in education support
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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Cites unique specialty, affordability, outstanding faculty as reasons for pursuing two doctoral degrees
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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
Will try to help increase membership, raise awareness of services CNMs perform
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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
Earned both MSN and PhD from UAB; Primary responsibilities relate to the coordination of the program


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Program of research in HIV, past contributions to JANAC led to selection
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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

Internationally known as an innovative pioneer, leader and scientist for high-impact research in pain management and palliative care
Dheeraj Raju earns The Science Unbound Foundation Best Paper Award in the area of general statistics
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Scholars receive financial, educational support to pursue training in cancer disparities research, mentoring from preeminent researchers including Karen Meneses

UAB School of Nursing PhD student receives Article of the Year award from the Journal of the Association of Nurses in Aids Care
Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
Award provides for the development of a culturally relevant intervention to help family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer in the rural south
Both professors were selected for influencing the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialization for the better
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The award provides Timiya Nolan with support as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies
Dr. Booth's worldwide legacy of teaching, research and service helped the School rise to the national prominence it enjoys today

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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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Dr. Natalie Wilson has been awarded a Brown R25 Fellowship that provides didactic training in clinical research methods, as well as collaborative structured mentoring.
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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.
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Johns Hopkins Professor, National Program Director for RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, is twenty-fourth Jean Kelley Lecture keynote
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Alumna Linda Gibson-Young receives the Outstanding Researcher Award from the National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties
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DNP graduate Shelby Polk participating in year-long innovative and integrated learning experience for advanced practice nurses
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Three fifth semester honors students use undergraduate research experience to help empower Latina women about breast cancer, culturally sensitive health education 
School's PhD Program Director will assist authors in evaluating article ideas prior to peer review, facilite links between academic researchers, clinicians
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American Association of Occupational Health Nurses recognizes Louise O'Keefe for excellence in writing in experienced author category
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"Nursing Research Using Ethnography: Qualitative Designs and Methods" honored by AJN as book of the year
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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
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Marti Rice recognized by Southern Nursing Research Society for outstanding leadership, contributions, promotion of nursing, health care research
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Bryan Wilbanks' research, part of his dissertation work, is changing the course of perioperative informatics, published in peer-reviewed journal
Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement
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Scholarship donors, recipients meet at annual luncheon to celebrate donor generosity and student excellence
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Pauline Swiger’s work collecting trauma data during her most recent deployment to Baghdad sets her on a course researching quality improvement
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Donna Dunn is selected to receive the OWH Heart of Gold for her community-oriented delivery of care
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Connie White-Williams selected by American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the Advanced Transplant Provider (ATP) Committee to receive the 2015 Advanced Transplant Provider Award
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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
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Donna Dunn elected to serve as president of the Alabama Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
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PhD candidate Ann H. Johnson has received a $1000 Ireland Research Travel Award for her dissertation
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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Phillips and colleagues will examine worker impairment from marijuana use
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Lowe also is an Advanced Nursing Coordinator at UAB Hospital
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UAB School of Nursing graduate student Bryan Wilbankshas been selected to receive the CertifiedBackground.com and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing scholarship based on merit and demonstrated leadership skills.

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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.
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Natalie Wilson, DNP, ANP-BC, MPH, AAHIVE, a current PhD student in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, has received $100,000 from the Veteran's Administration to fund a two-year Nursing Research Initiative pilot study on the role of inflammation in symptoms commonly reported by HIV patients entitled "Gastrointestinal  Symptoms and Microbial Translocation in HIV+ Veterans."

Published his first peer reviewed paper in 1993

Heaton earned her master's at University of Louisville

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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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Marie Bakitas is an internationally recognized expert in palliative care

Swan, Coleman pursuing doctoral education
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Foundation support will help PhD, DNP and MSN students transform cancer care

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