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Internationally known as an innovative pioneer, leader and scientist for high-impact research in pain management and palliative care
B-Metro Nursing Excellence faculty and alumni award recipients honored for leadership, innovation and expertise
Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
Both professors were selected for influencing the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialization for the better
Growth in students and research brings new senior faculty and new graduate program leaders, keys in fulfilling strategic priorities
Dean credits great team work by faculty, staff, students, alumni as key to significant rise, will continue momentum in serving Alabama and beyond
Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement
Natalie Baker appointed to Alabama Board of Nursing to represent advanced practice nursing, joins UABSON colleague Laura Wright
Instructor Grace Grau named American College of Cardiology Associate
Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
Nominees cited for dedication, compassion and leadership include faculty, alumni and students
Elizabeth Sharpe receives first AVA Janet Pettit Scholar Award for exhibiting passion and quest for knowledge
Several faculty members and students attended the NPAA annual congress and honored student awardee  
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.
Diabetes is an enormous problem in Alabama, but a UAB School of Nursing-managed post-discharge diabetes clinic is making the difference for hundreds of uninsured patients.
Rosetta Norman never thought she would end up with a passion for research or taking care of adults. The second-semester BSN student plans to be a NICU nurse once she graduates, but joining a faculty member’s research team has opened her eyes to more career possibilities and might just change her mind about the age of her patients.
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.  
The suicide rate among both male and female U.S. Veterans is soaring, according to recent reports. That trend, coupled with the personal experiences of their colleagues, convinced members of the UAB School of Nursing’s Student Nurses Association to take a proactive role in raising awareness of this growing national issue.
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.
It has not taken Assistant Professor Deborah Walker, DNP, CRNP, AOCN, long to prepare her recently launched cancer resources smart phone app to go beyond Birmingham or cancer.
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.
Ultimate goal is to improve global health
Honored for her dedication to improving the lives of women and newborns through community service
Her ultimate goal is to reduce practice barriers for nurse practitioners
Langston has served the chapter in a variety of leadership roles
Fuller is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class
Bakitas honored for dedication to teaching advanced practice nurses
Meneses will promote awareness of FNINR, research priorities
NANN addresses educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing
Saturday, April 5, 2014 young breast cancer survivors, their spouses, and children gathered at the UAB School of Nursing to attend the second annual Young Breast Cancer Survivors Network (YBCSN) Workshop. The workshop was specially designed to help improve the quality of life for young breast cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support and networking.
A two-year, $150,000 grant from the Women's Breast Health Fund will help improve the quality of life for young breast-cancer survivors and their loved ones through education, personal support, distance learning and networking.

School of Nursing has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the Health Services Resources Administration to develop a program to help veterans with military medical experience more easily transition into the nursing profession.

Published his first peer reviewed paper in 1993

Heaton earned her master's at University of Louisville

Earned her doctorate in nursing from the University of Kentucky

Awards mark contributions in teaching and  service

Award honors work as nurse educator; will respresent southeast for NANNP
International leader in breast cancer survivorship research 


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.

Deborah Kirk Walker, D.N.P., assistant professor in the UAB School of Nursing has been named a Fulbright Senior Specialist by the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board

Aimee Holland will sit on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health

UAB School of Nursing faculty provide research to help those living with HIV cope with chronic conditions

UAB School of Nursing faculty provide leadership in clinical practice for those living with osteoporosis
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.

Marie Bakitas is an internationally recognized expert in palliative care

Karen Heaton working to improve the health of most visible invisible workers in America
Research by UAB nurses is enhancing the quality of life for communities around the world
The UAB School of Nursing partners at the critical juncture to improve access and quality health care for communities
Promoting Enhanced Research Capacity for Global Health (PERC) was funded by a challenge grant from The Fogarty International Center of The National Institutes of Health
Karen Heaton will use R21 award to study the effects and feasibility of a computer-based intervention on truck drivers' sleep
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