Student earns AL-HAC scholarship

Wehunt one of nine statewide to receive 2017 Graduate Nursing Award
Wehunt LaurenUniversity of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) student Lauren Wehunt, RN, has received a 2017 Graduate Nursing Award from the Alabama Health Action Coalition (AL-HAC).

AL-HAC awarded $500 scholarships to nine students statewide who are Alabama residents pursuing their graduate nursing degrees. Wehunt, from Centre, Alabama, is in the School’s Family Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track.

AL-HAC is a group of health care, business, political, and community leaders collaborating to explore health issues that affect the people of Alabama to establish a roadmap for positive change in the state. It promotes academic progression for nurses and works to minimize barriers to nursing education at every level.

The UAB School of Nursing is ranked 13th in overall graduate programs, among the top five public schools of nursing in the country by U.S. News and World Report, and offers innovative bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs, including the state’s only PhD in Nursing degree and a DNP degree offering BSN, MSN and Nurse Anesthesia Pathways; more than 10 specialty nurse practitioner tracks, advanced nursing executive majors in administration and informatics, and an Accelerated Master's in Nursing Pathway (AMNP) for students who already have one degree.

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