Displaying items by tag: Service to Community

Thedford-Zimmerman to serve three-year term leading Birmingham Black Nurses Association

Alabama State Nurses Association honors six alumni, Board of Visitors member
Alumna Cynthia D. Cleveland is Associate Director of Patient Care Services at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
BSN graduate Sirena Rabb details her opportunity to serve and learn with MedHope Africa.
With an NPCRC grant, assistant professor to create a culturally-adapted palliative care program.

Faculty practice helps residents at The WellHouse through trauma-informed care

Serving emergency nurse practitioners nationwide

Multi-school, grant-funded initiative will help spread bleeding control training across Birmingham.
UAB School of Nursing joins, supports global campaign to advance role of nurses in health care.
Partnership with AirMed international prepares health care professionals through simulation, training

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

Community groups donate quilts for first-time mothers in Nurse-Family Partnership program
Project focuses on medically underserved areas and includes building and educating undergraduate students, practicing RNs in team-focused primary care
One of 56 international nurse educators selected for initiative of the NLN Center for Transformational Leadership
Shelton serving as member-at-large
Kristi Henderson becomes VP, Ascension Healthcare
Noles selected from among UAB staff
$1.7 million grant providing oral hygiene training for nursing home staff to improve care for patients with cognitive issues
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
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”
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Banks tapped for prestigious group, will learn from former presidents, key administrators
Jean Kelley shaped School’s the graduate program, laid foundation of excellence still enjoyed today
Hendricks recently appointed to top nursing leadership role
Smith leading practice, education, research through American Association for Men in Nursing
Washing hands is one of the most important steps to avoid illness
Patrician, Miltner head new QSEN initiative based at School
Carlson earned MSN from School in 1976
Elected to two-year term leading accreditation standards for informatics, information management programs
Serving two-year term on National Association for Healthcare Quality board
453 calls made to thank alumni for their support
Holland chairing National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health Board of Directors
Recognized for outstanding contributions to palliative care
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
School has been at forefront of expansion of nurse practitioner role in the state
Faculty contribute to Child Abuse Quick Reference field guide for health care providers
New Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency increases impact, scope of unique Veterans' initiative, joins three other Veterans' health care initiatives
School's students, faculty, staff donate time to prepare MedHope Africa for Ugandan mission
Topics include PTSD, borderline personality disorder, antipsychotic medications, insomnia
Jordan and McPeters to serve on state nurse practitioner board
Associate Dean for Research serving on National Advisory Council for Nursing Research
Alumna retires as CEO of Sigma Theta Tau, receives top NLN award
October 27, School hosting mini-conference on test construction and analysis for nurse educators
Jablonski among 23 nominated for "Health Care Professional of the Year" Award
Moneyham, Adams, Beard and Stanton recognized for contributions to nursing, health care in Alabama
Honored for demonstrating professional excellence and community commitment
As one of 163 worldwide, Hallman recognized for substantial contributions to emergency nursing
American Association of Nurse Practitioners names Talley state award winner
UAB Nursing Partnership nationally recognized for nurse-managed HRSA Heart Failure Clinic success
Pilon to lead National Nurse-led Care Consortium
Jackson receives county-wide honor eight months after graduation
Alumnus Campbell becomes author after surviving bladder cancer
World renowned expert on aging hosts Dementia Boot Camp with help from undergraduate students
Reading, Understanding, and Applying Nursing Research has received American Journal of Nursing's Book of the Year Award
Deputy director believes 'think globally, act locally' should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing
School partners with One Roof for annual Point in Time homeless community census
Associate professor honored for focus on diversity, inclusion in her teaching, research and service
Program preparing missionary, U.S. Naval reservist for next step in a life of service
Presentation on Jan. 31 will spotlight UAB School of Nursing's efforts to care for Jefferson County's most vulnerable medical populations
Expanded partnership with Aletheia House will provide increased access to medically underserved populations in Bessemer
Long, bumpy road leads to success for Veteran in School's MSN Adult-Gero Primary Care NP specialty track
Professor recognized for visionary leadership in protecting children's health
Funding from AACN, CDC will support efforts of McAlister, Wurttemberg to safeguard babies against whooping cough
Medical mission trip affords Muse opportunity for unique operating room experience
Goal of research project is to guide development of future cognitive interventions for breast cancer survivors
Assistant professor serving as chair of statewide panel focusing on increasing the public's basic understanding of health information and services

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student will lead project to establish urgent care clinic in East Lake

Yeow Chye Ng, PhD, FNP-BC, NP-C, AAHIVE, earned his PhD from the School in 2013
Chosen based on dedication, enthusiasm and extraordinary procedural and diagnostic skills.
Retired faculty and friends scholarship will benefit future nursing students
Planned gift will create endowed scholarship in Selma native's name
Selected based on two-plus years of successful leadership, service as interim president
The School of Nursing collaborates with Children’s of Alabama, both academically and clinically, to improve care and outcomes for the young people who receive care there
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Combine with community partners for successful events in two medically underserved Birmingham-area suburbs
Bonner, Pickett invited to speak at Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists gathering
Spring 2015 DNP graduate is published, makes first podium presentation
Students showcase service learning projects at UAB Fall Expo
Will provide insight to help shape the organization’s bylaws

Veterans come with unique backgrounds and needs, and it is imperative that nurses are adequately prepared to care for Veteran patients and their families
Fond remembrances of chemotherapy nurses makes 15-year-old Pell City High School student want to become one
Author of 12 books dealing with consciousness, spirituality, and healing, including The New York Times bestseller “Healing Words: The Power Of Prayer And The Practice Of Medicine,” and most recently “One Mind: How Our Mind Is Part Of A Greater Consciousness And Why It Matters”

Advisory Council for Advanced Practice provides input on policies, procedures, issues related to advance practice in Alabama
Also serving in two leadership roles within the organization
Recognized for his willingness to help other students and his outstanding publication and presentation record

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
Internationally recognized as a pioneer in the holistic nursing and nurse coaching movements
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
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
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Recognized for demonstrating innovative, sustained relationship and for demonstrating positive, measurable outcomes
Has been Board of Trustee member since 2013
Will try to help increase membership, raise awareness of services CNMs perform
Pilot study is using telemedicine to provide mental health counseling to women who cannot readily access mental health care
School recognizes eight alumni, colleagues for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients

Internationally renowned UAB School of Nursing dementia expert Dr. Rita Jablonski-Jaudon offers tips to make holidays enjoyable for both patients and families

Also is president-elect of Alabama League for Nursing, previously served on the Board of Directors for Georgia League for Nursing

Honored for her leadership and dedication to international nursing education and continuing efforts to raise intercultural understanding within the health-care field
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