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Selleck helped expand health care to underserved in Alabama as associate dean; Board of Visitors member Wallace founded Springhill Memorial Hospital and Southern Medical Health Systems

American Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics Working Group names papers among those recommended that contributed to the science of nursing informatics

Retired faculty member helps facilitate donation of letters now held in Reynolds-Finley Historical Library from The Upper Room Museum

School thanks donors, recognizes students at annual scholarship luncheon

Alabama State Nurses Association honors six alumni, Board of Visitors member
Jane Brock extends family’s commitment to focus on improving health for vulnerable populations through endowed professorship, award fund.
Five alumni, two BOV members honored by Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
Event supported Nightingale Eminent Faculty Scholar
Moneyham, Adams, Beard and Stanton recognized for contributions to nursing, health care in Alabama
Honored for demonstrating professional excellence and community commitment
Styslingers cite School's progress, UAB's driving force in state as reasons for giving
Dual-purpose donation creates scholarship, names pediatric nursing competency lab
October 6, UAB School of Nursing broke ground on its $32 million, 72,000 square-foot building expansion
UAB Center for Palliative and Supportive Care honors Fordham, Palmore, Westbrook, Beard
Acknowledges significant contributions from four special members
Gift earmarked for laboratory simulating home health setting
Dr. Booth's worldwide legacy of teaching, research and service helped the School rise to the national prominence it enjoys today

Rick and Barrett Brock MacKay give $1 million to create dynamic new home for the Barrett Brock MacKay Florence Nightingale Letters Exhibit

Webster Ray is motivated to serve by seeing worthy causes up close.

One of the founding members of the Board of Visitors in 1992, Anita Smith has had a front-row seat for the health care revolution that has taken place in Birmingham and around the state over the past five decades.

Effective December 4, 2014 at the winter meeting of the Board of Visitors (BOV), Barbara O’Neal Eddleman becomes the BOV’s 10th Chair. Joining her in leading the Board in the Co-Chair role is Dr. Douglas C. “Doug” Tilt, a BOV member since 2007.

Since its founding almost 23 years ago, the Board of Visitors has had outstanding leadership. The following profiles honor those dedicated individuals who have wisely led the Board thus far on its journey of supporting the UAB School of Nursing.

For 27 years, Rita Ingalls Spencer knew the fulfillment of taking care of children and adolescents at the Birmingham-based children’s medical center now known as Children’s of Alabama.

The 2014 No-Show Ball fundraiser hosted by the Junior Board of Visitors (JBOV) was a success, exceeding the goal set by JBOV members. 

The Junior Board of Visitors (JBOV) welcomes new members Elizabeth Riddle, Kelli Fleming, Tim Hennessy, Jr. and Ken Taylor.

For 34 years, Jack W. Trigg, Jr., MD, practiced internal medicine in the Birmingham area. He was a member of a group practice that long was called Southside Internists and then, following a merger with another group Southview Medical Group.  

During those years Trigg developed a deep appreciation for roles that nurses play in patient care. “Who really looks after you when you are sick and in the hospital?  The nurses,” he said. 

The 2014 fundraising event hosted by the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors drew strong student and faculty praise and gratitude.

The Board of Visitors (BOV) has a new member –Eileen S. Meyer –and Eileen and husband Dr. Bruce E. Burns, a BOV member since 2012, have added a fundraiser to ways they support the UAB School of Nursing.

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.
Her ultimate goal is to reduce practice barriers for nurse practitioners
This exhibit honors Barrett Brock MacKay, an alumna of the UAB School of Nursing and past Chair of the School’s Board of Visitors.
One of Alabama’s first nurse practitioners, Juanzetta Flowers is a member of the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors, former nurse practitioner at UAB’s medical school and retired faculty member
BOV remembers beloved friend, member Joie Jones
The Luckie family legacy of support for the School of Nursing is “a treasure for our school and our students.”
Annual event hosted by Barrett and Rick MacKay supports the Campaign for UAB
Working for 35 years as a nurse, 24 years alongside her husband, Nancy Watts appreciates nursing and medicine as a family affair
The UAB School of Nursing is one of many beneficiaries of Melinda Helveston's kindness, giving
Board of Visitors member Sue Ellen Lucas had a nursing role in the pioneering medical genetics program launched in Alabama in the late 1970s, saw the beginning of genetic education.
Anita Smith Lunsford's contributions to the School of Nursing are traced through the decades

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.

Plans call for fall 2012 of new interactive Nightingale exhibit in the School

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