Displaying items by tag: Research News

Professor Mirjam-Colette Kempf serving on Jefferson County COVID-19 task force

Published in Coronavirus

Innovation, communication keys to success

Published in Coronavirus

Shameka Rodgers Phillips is first nurse to receive fellowship from UAB Nutrition and Obesity Research Center

Post-doc studying interventions’ impact on heart failure caregivers, quality of life

Graduate to continue training through T32 grant funding

Wingo gives keynote speech at Undergraduate Research Fall Expo

Collaboration between UAB School of Nursing faculty advances scholarship, education

November 19, 2019

Faculty recognized by JANAC

Contributions to AIDS Care research recognized nationally

Vance, Childs, Shorten are accomplished internal leaders, experienced educators and researchers

Published in Global Leadership

Pam Bowen receives $50,000 pilot grant to study Fitbit use to increase physical activity, improve lifestyle behaviors to improve health of African American women

October 02, 2019

PhD student presents at ASNA

Caitlin Campbell detailed her work on nursing work environment for Alabama State Nurses’ Association at annual meeting

Bray named semi-finalist for research award at North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference
Published in Valuable Resources
December 20, 2018

Turkman receives NPCRC grant

With an NPCRC grant, assistant professor to create a culturally-adapted palliative care program.

Third-year student Wells presents research findings at national palliative care symposium

Marie Bakitas received the American Cancer Society Pathfinder in Palliative Care award for 2018.

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

Published in Valuable Resources

UAB Solution Studios was recognized as the Interdisciplinary Initiative of the year.

Published in Innovative Programs

Wells wins competition at American Association of Heart Failure Nurses meeting

Project focuses on medically underserved areas and includes building and educating undergraduate students, practicing RNs in team-focused primary care
Assistant Professor Edwin Aroke receives AANA Foundation research award

Students selected for prestigious fellowship focused on impacting health disparities

Leake and Morris awarded third place in research expo
Anusiewicz and Prapanjaroensin earn scholarships to improve nursing practice

Leaves indelible mark on science, nursing and the community

Published in Global Leadership
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
$1.7 million grant providing oral hygiene training for nursing home staff to improve care for patients with cognitive issues
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
Published in Innovative Programs
Election was based upon an exemplary career, educational and research contributions to practice across UAB and in other academic, clinical settings
Published in Global Leadership
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
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Celebrating prestigious awards, honors and scholarships
Published in Innovative Programs
Only nurse on committee overseeing Network of Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis Centers national project
January 02, 2018

Vo tapped for NCI Fellowship

Vo first from School selected, will study heart disease, breast cancer link
Recognized for outstanding contributions to palliative care
Published in Global Leadership
November 29, 2017

Improving health with data

Raju wins alumni award recognizing excellence in education; uses data mining techniques to improve health
Published in Innovative Programs
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
Faculty contribute to Child Abuse Quick Reference field guide for health care providers
Former Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor is second holder of chair named for School's third dean
Published in Global Leadership
Associate Dean for Research serving on National Advisory Council for Nursing Research
Published in Global Leadership
Two-year, $154,000 grant studying pediatric palliative care needs in the Deep South
One of 50 worldwide invited to NIH National Human Genome Research Institute Short Course in Genomics
Third straight group from School receives three-year RWJF funding commitment, matching scholarships
September 22, 2017

Vance honored by UAB Psychology

Receives distinguished alumni award for scientific research and accomplishments
Published in Global Leadership
Named primary site investigator for women-focused research, gets additional funding to extend study
Work with Closed Claims Research Team earns him Researcher of the Year Award
September 12, 2017

Excellence in oncology nursing

Three students receive ONS Foundation scholarships to transform cancer care
Nolan tapped among applicant pool of more than 170 scientists
Published in Valuable Resources
Tucker's dissertation selected best among 280 applications
Published in Valuable Resources
Kirklin Institute internship preparing PhD student Vo to be research nursing leader
Published in Innovative Programs
Awards earned by UAB School of Nursing faculty in the 2016-17 academic calendar year
Published in Innovative Programs
Heaton named Fellow, student, alumnae win awards, another student awarded scholarship at conference
Published in Innovative Programs
Bray's presentations, networking at SNRS highlights "incredible" learning opportunity
White impacting outcomes for ostomy patients with online post-operative visits
Edwards named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
Published in Global Leadership
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
Published in Innovative Programs
Dr. Jean C. McSweeney from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to deliver keynote address
Published in Valuable Resources
Nolan will participate in all-expense-paid career development workshop for early career nurse scientists
Published in Valuable Resources
Lucinda Graven honored with Early Science Investigator Award from Southern Nursing Research Society
Published in Valuable Resources
PhD student is School's first to receive Barker Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies
Published in Valuable Resources
World renowned expert on aging hosts Dementia Boot Camp with help from undergraduate students
Published in Global Leadership
Associate professor honored for focus on diversity, inclusion in her teaching, research and service
Published in Diversity
Jumped 11 spots from 2015 ranking, boasting nearly $2.2 million from NIH in 2016
Funding supports development of interventions, treatments to improve everyday functioning, quality of life for older adults with HIV-related cognition problems
Poster presentation featuring concept analysis to better define value of nursing care earns top INARC award
Published in Global Leadership
Meneses honored with UAB Academic Health Center's most prestigious faculty award for a 40-year career focused on cancer survivorship
Published in Global Leadership
UAB School of Nursing PhD student is first recipient of group's Dr. Dorothy Coverson Grant
Honor from UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care caps fulfilling year for associate professor
Co-authors receive first-place recognition for abstract highlighting U.S. Army's Patient CaringTouch System
Published in Innovative Programs
Two faculty, four alumnae among 164 distinguished nurse leaders inducted at AAN annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Published in Global Leadership
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"
Publication, co-authored by fellow UAB School of Nursing faculty and alumna, offers innovative approaches to nursing education that can significantly impact disaster responses
Crucial funding ensures the best and brightest nurses continue advanced nursing studies
School of Nursing faculty one of 55 nationwide selected for prestigious NIH/NIA program for investigators new to the field of aging research
Published in Diversity
Funding from AACN, CDC will support efforts of McAlister, Wurttemberg to safeguard babies against whooping cough
Associate Professor named Gerontological Society of America Fellow, will embark on new Department of Defense research project
Published in Global Leadership
Walker, Bakitas, Sipples to discuss methods for enhancing palliative care, oncology curricula at 2016 ICCN gathering in Hong Kong
Published in Global Leadership
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
Published in Global Leadership
PATH Clinic, Heart Failure Clinic, residents of rural Alabama areas will benefit from Federal agency's focus on improving health equality
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
Nomination by mentee Dionne-Odom lauds School professor as 'brilliant, inspiring and dedicated'
Published in Global Leadership
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
Dr. Gail D'Eramo Melkus to deliver keynote address on 'T2 Diabetes Biobehavioral Research: A Platform for Mentoring'
Published in Global Leadership
NINR diversity supplement will fund study of religion, relationships among African American heart-failure patients, their caregivers and their clinicians
Support from UAB Graduate School provides 'elite educational experiences that enrich not only students, but UAB as a whole'
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