UAB School of Nursing, Birmingham-Southern College come together to expand nursing pipeline.

Alumnus Christopher Spencer passes the Nurse Executive-Board Certified exam

BSN graduate Sirena Rabb details her opportunity to serve and learn with MedHope Africa.
Published in Global Leadership
Children’s and School of Nursing come together for mental health residency

A new building is only the beginning for UAB School of Nursing

Published in Global Leadership

Wells presents research findings at national palliative care symposium

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

The Dean’s Nursing Scholars program welcomes high-performing students into the School of Nursing.

Published in Innovative Programs
View the state-of-the-art nursing competency suites in a 360-degree video tour.
Published in Innovative Programs
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

September 25, 2018

Two receive RWJF funding

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

Health Care Simulation Week is Sept. 17-21
Published in Innovative Programs
Project focuses on medically underserved areas and includes building and educating undergraduate students, practicing RNs in team-focused primary care

Students selected for prestigious fellowship focused on impacting health disparities

Leake and Morris awarded third place in research expo
Brothers with 10-year age difference graduating together with bachelor’s in nursing
Published in Valuable Resources
Anusiewicz and Prapanjaroensin earn scholarships to improve nursing practice
Speeg and Walker honored by state nurse anesthesia association
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
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
Stockdill honored by Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation, Heart Failure Society of America
Celebrating prestigious awards, honors and scholarships
Published in Innovative Programs
Ladores helping visiting Thai PhD students complete dissertation proposals
Wehunt one of nine statewide to receive 2017 Graduate Nursing Award
Alumnus Sargent's passion for mental health led him to help fill a critical void in health care providers
Published in Valuable Resources
Version of TV game show helps psych mental health NP students learn psychopharmacology content
Published in Innovative Programs
Photojournalist turned U.S. Army nurse is shining example of School's commitment to providing quality health care for Veterans
MSN students Cassidy, Pattison named 2017-18 Alabama Schweitzer Fellows
Published in Global Leadership
Experiences abroad help Nieuwenhuys, Strawn succeed in School's accelerated master's curriculum
Unique approach to community health clinicals enhances meaning, creativity
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
School partners with One Roof for annual Point in Time homeless community census
Published in Innovative Programs
Program preparing missionary, U.S. Naval reservist for next step in a life of service
Published in Global Leadership
Strong academic record, warm welcome led Nashville native to UAB School of Nursing's CRNA program
Published in Innovative Programs
Improvement in first-time board pass rates, transition to BSN-to-DNP status highlight significant accomplishments, developments of CRNA program
Published in Innovative Programs
Poster presentation featuring concept analysis to better define value of nursing care earns top INARC award
Published in Global Leadership
Two-time graduate makes her mark at nation's premier nursing informatics gathering
Published in Innovative Programs
Long, bumpy road leads to success for Veteran in School's MSN Adult-Gero Primary Care NP specialty track
Published in Innovative Programs
Active duty U.S. airman relishing opportunity to pursue BSN degree at UAB School of Nursing
PhD students will receive $150,000 in funding over next three years as they work towards their doctorates
Taylor Hinkle, Jordan Barksdale will work in various ways to advance, strengthen alumni organization
Published in Valuable Resources
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"
Brasher, Argade named recipients of the Summer 2016 DNP, BSN awards for student excellence
Published in Valuable Resources
Medical mission trip affords Muse opportunity for unique operating room experience
Published in Global Leadership
Inaugural summer commencement ceremony to be extra special occasion for Walker, four students
Published in Innovative Programs
Mitchell, Urdaneta will earn BSN degrees, walk together in upcoming UAB summer commencement ceremony
Published in Valuable Resources
Trip strengthen ties with Chiang Mai University, puts UAB faculty, doctoral education on global stage
Published in Global Leadership
Nurse Anesthesia student receives one of two Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists scholarships in the state
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
Organization recognizes employers who support, value employment of U.S. service members
UAB School of Nursing colleagues mark special day with ceremony, reception
Sessions help increase knowledge base, student confidence
Published in Innovative Programs
Support from UAB Graduate School provides 'elite educational experiences that enrich not only students, but UAB as a whole'
UAB SNA noted for its success and support of student development, leadership, and community involvement
Published in Innovative Programs
BSN student sees bright side of swimming injury, turns to career in nursing
Published in Innovative Programs
Prestigious program continues effort to increase number of doctorally prepared faculty, nurse leaders nationwide
Potential nursing students offered career, college guidance through tailored freshman course
Published in Innovative Programs
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
Published in Valuable Resources
Student success stories enabled by donor’s generous scholarship donations
Published in Innovative Programs

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

Published in Global Leadership
Associate professor working to enhance use of unique collection in School of Nursing curricula
Published in Innovative Programs
Uncertainty about where she wanted to pursue her degree cleared when she found UAB
Published in Innovative Programs
First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
Published in Innovative Programs
First School of Nursing student to serve as triage tech Hannah Wood having a positive impact in critical assessment role
BSN student recounts fond memories of founding board member who motivated her to be her best
Published in Innovative Programs
School of Nursing faculty will explore why online teaching tool has been so well received, its future potential
Published in Innovative Programs
Retired faculty and friends scholarship will benefit future nursing students
Published in Valuable Resources
Planned gift will create endowed scholarship in Selma native's name
Published in Valuable Resources
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
School one of 60 to receive funding support for ceremony
Published in Innovative Programs
Students receive important hands-on training in fun, safe setting
Published in Innovative Programs
Bonner, Pickett invited to speak at Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists gathering
Published in Innovative Programs
Seven among those receiving 2015-2016 scholarship awards
Published in Innovative Programs
Spring 2015 DNP graduate is published, makes first podium presentation
Published in Valuable Resources
Students showcase service learning projects at UAB Fall Expo
Published in Innovative Programs
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

Fond remembrances of chemotherapy nurses makes 15-year-old Pell City High School student want to become one
Published in Global Leadership
Alumna attributes her success to mentor Dr. Jacqueline Moss, who played a tremendous role in helping her find this path

Palmer Carrier, CNA Insurance doctoral fellowships provide $10,000 in education support
Recognized for his willingness to help other students and his outstanding publication and presentation record

Selection based upon activism, scholarly research and commitment to community outreach
Published in Innovative Programs
Newest results show UAB School of Nursing is most successful prelicensure program of its size in Alabama
Published in Innovative Programs
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
Published in Innovative Programs
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
Published in Innovative Programs
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
Published in Innovative Programs
Cites unique specialty, affordability, outstanding faculty as reasons for pursuing two doctoral degrees
Published in Innovative Programs
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Experience in clinical practice, global health as a Fulbright Senior Specialist has provided basis for teaching innovations

Published in Global Leadership
Recognized for demonstrating innovative, sustained relationship and for demonstrating positive, measurable outcomes
Representative meets three scholarship recipients, tours skills and simulation labs
Published in Valuable Resources
Earned both MSN and PhD from UAB; Primary responsibilities relate to the coordination of the program


Published in Valuable Resources
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

Scholars receive financial, educational support to pursue training in cancer disparities research, mentoring from preeminent researchers including Karen Meneses

UAB School of Nursing ranked number 17 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value BSN Programs of 2015” and number 27 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value RN to BSN Programs of 2015” by valuecolleges.com.
Published in Global Leadership
UAB School of Nursing PhD student receives Article of the Year award from the Journal of the Association of Nurses in Aids Care
BSN curriculum includes personal leadership course to help students learn how to effectively work together, features service-learning project
Published in Innovative Programs
Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
UAB School of Nursing ranked number one in the “Top 50 Best Value MSN Programs of 2015”
Published in Global Leadership
Chris Rhodes named Chair-Elect of American Nurses’ Association National Nominations and Elections Committee
Published in Innovative Programs
Award provides for the development of a culturally relevant intervention to help family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer in the rural south
Nurse Practitioner students learn eye exam skills through interprofessional partnership with UAB School of Optometry
The award provides Timiya Nolan with support as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies
UAB School of Nursing AMNP students say poverty simulations are an eye-opening experience that will improve patient care
Published in Innovative Programs
Since 2009, the UAB School has had a formal partnership with the Department of Veterans Affairs through what is now called the VA Nursing Academic Partnership to help improve health care for Veterans and their families. Its success has led to the expansion of additional education, research and clinical practice initiatives, all aimed at bettering the lives of America's heroes.

Published in Global Leadership
On May 11 the School is moving to AACN's NursingCAS centralized application service for its MSN and DNP Programs
Published in Innovative Programs
Community Health Nursing students detail experiences with School's partner agencies and findings on nurses' role in the community 
Three fifth semester honors students use undergraduate research experience to help empower Latina women about breast cancer, culturally sensitive health education 
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists names PhD student to prestigious fellowship
Bryan Wilbanks' research, part of his dissertation work, is changing the course of perioperative informatics, published in peer-reviewed journal
Dean credits great team work by faculty, staff, students, alumni as key to significant rise, will continue momentum in serving Alabama and beyond
Published in Innovative Programs
Scholarship donors, recipients meet at annual luncheon to celebrate donor generosity and student excellence
Published in Valuable Resources
Pauline Swiger’s work collecting trauma data during her most recent deployment to Baghdad sets her on a course researching quality improvement
Published in Innovative Programs
UAB School of Nursing Seniors mark culmination of undergraduate careers with celebratory lunch, class photos
Published in Innovative Programs

New students at the UAB School of Nursing are welcomed into nursing profession at semi-annual “Lamp of Learning” ceremony.

Published in Innovative Programs

UAB Student Nurses Association sell CardioGrams as Valentine’s Day fundraiser 

Published in Global Leadership

Comprehensive two-day orientation introduces incoming master’s students to UAB School of Nursing and University

Published in Innovative Programs
Grant helps The Foundry support Oasis Produce Pantry Food Truck, bring nursing students to teach nutrition in low-income Birmingham suburb
Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
Nursing student Morgan Taylor Hinkle combines passion for helping others and love of working with children in her dream to work in the NICU
Published in Innovative Programs
MSN student Maggie Davis has been selected to serve as 1 of 10 student reporters for the NPWH
Published in Global Leadership
Several faculty members and students attended the NPAA annual congress and honored student awardee  
Published in Global Leadership
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.
Published in Innovative Programs
Doctor of Nursing Practice students in the UAB School of Nursing are encouraged to think outside the box and set a course to become nursing and health care leaders.
Published in Innovative Programs
October 01, 2014

Eye-opening research

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.
Imagine being discharged from the hospital knowing you suffer from heart failure, and you have no access to continuing outpatient care. What do you do when you’re in trouble—go to the emergency room, get readmitted, or worse, do nothing? It’s a recipe for a vicious cycle that could have disastrous outcomes.
October 01, 2014

Real-world preparation

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.  
Published in Innovative Programs
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.
Published in Innovative Programs
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.
Published in Valuable Resources
September 30, 2014

New wounds, new approach

The UAB School of Nursing and Birmingham VA Medical Center are again expanding their 43-year-old partnership and the focus on Veterans' mental health needs.
September 30, 2014

Nursing without walls

Nursing without walls—delivering quality care to populations how, when and where they need, and caring for their unique needs without traditional encumbrances—has become the essence of nursing that is practiced, taught and studied at the UAB School of Nursing.
Jordan chose a path into nursing after earning a degree in health care management
Published in Innovative Programs
Lowe also is an Advanced Nursing Coordinator at UAB Hospital
Published in Valuable Resources
Fuller is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class
Published in Innovative Programs
Mabra trades courtside for bedside as she plans future in nursing
Published in Innovative Programs
Judy Powell gives to prepare the next generation of nurses
Published in Valuable Resources
GENEX Services Inc. has awarded the UAB School of Nursing $20,000 in scholarship funds
Published in Valuable Resources
Scholarship donors, and current and past recipients, gathered at the Mountain Brook Country Club 5 to celebrate the UAB community’s continuous generosity and achievement. This event serves to honor our donors who have personally touched our students with their contributions.
Published in Valuable Resources
Grants Program Director Lizzy Smith meets scholarship recipients, tours skills labs
Published in Valuable Resources
How the Mitchell family gave its special vote of confidence to a Junior Board of Visitors mission - a mission born from the spirits of two sweet babies...
Published in Valuable Resources
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.
Published in Valuable Resources
The UAB School of Dentistry, in partnership with the UAB schools of Medicine, Nursing, Health Professions and Optometry, received a $150,000 renewal grant through the DentaQuest Foundation to train professional students to work collaboratively and recognize when they should make referrals to other professions.

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.

Published in Valuable Resources
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.
Published in Innovative Programs

Served as an environmental conservation volunteer in the South American nation of Paraguay

Published in Innovative Programs

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 in Innovative Programs
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."

The seventh annual Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship was presented April 16

Published in Innovative Programs
Deuk Kyung Kim and Seung Min-Lee, nursing students from Wonju College of Medicine, at Yonsei University, South Korea, participated in a competitive two-week exchange program at the UAB School of Nursing.  The students worked closely with mentor Dr. Youngshook Han from February 3 until February 14.
Published in Innovative Programs

Ranked 11 in the nation in the 2010 nationals before leaving to focus on academics

Published in Innovative Programs

The UAB Student Nursing Association has received the Outstanding Breakthrough to Nursing Project for their biannual "Day in the Life" program from the Alabama Association of Nursing Students (AANS).

Published in Innovative Programs

More than 500 volunteers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Dentistry, the UAB School of Nursing, Cahaba Valley Health Care, and other local dentists, health agencies and companies cared for more than 350 people today as part of the first UAB Dentistry Cares Community Day.

Olivia Bahemuka, a third semester DNP student and native of Uganda, is one of 20 health professionals participating in this yearlong fellowship 

Published in Innovative Programs

VA Nursing Academy provides focused, intense education to help serve the health care needs of Veterans, other patients

Published in Innovative Programs

The two years Andrea Torre spent in Zambia's Dimbwe Village changed her life and now she is learning the skills she needs to change the lives of others

Published in Innovative Programs
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.
Published in Innovative Programs
The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to help put more psychiatric nurse practitioners into the workforce, and for interprofessional education for both nurse practitioners and health informatics professionals in the use of technology to manage psychiatric conditions.
Published in Innovative Programs
Swan, Coleman pursuing doctoral education
Published in Innovative Programs
April 05, 2012

Global Classroom

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
Published in Global Leadership
The UAB School of Nursing partners at the critical juncture to improve access and quality health care for communities
Louise O'Keefe recognized by Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
Published in Global Leadership

Upcoming Events