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Donna Dunn elected to serve as president of the Alabama Affiliate of the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM)
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Elizabeth Sharpe receives first AVA Janet Pettit Scholar Award for exhibiting passion and quest for knowledge
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Glenda Smith represents the Association of Faculties of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners as member-at-large
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PhD candidate Ann H. Johnson has received a $1000 Ireland Research Travel Award for her dissertation
Several faculty members and students attended the NPAA annual congress and honored student awardee  
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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.
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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.
October 01, 2014

Enhancing the DNP program

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.
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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.
October 01, 2014

Leading transitional care

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.  
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October 01, 2014

Raising suicide awareness

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.
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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.
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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.
Honored at an alumni brunch June 21 during the school’s 100th Anniversary Celebration Weekend
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Jordan chose a path into nursing after earning a degree in health care management
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NANN addresses educational and practice needs within the evolving specialty of neonatal nursing
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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 Wilbanks has been selected to receive the CertifiedBackground.com and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing scholarship based on merit and demonstrated leadership skills.

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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.
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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.

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

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

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Revising the 2009 Nursing Administration Scope and Standards publication
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December 05, 2013

Rice Named Chair-Elect

Responsibilities include strategic planning, leading meetings, serving as representative to the National Nursing Research Roundtable

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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).

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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.

 

Maria Shirey, Ph.D., RN, FACHE, FAAN, assistant dean for clinical affairs and partnerships and professor in the Department of Community Health, Outcomes and Systems in the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, has been elected president of the American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS) for the 2013-15 term. Shirey began serving in that role on July 1 after having served as president-elect from 2011-13.

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The UAB School of Nursing has acquired the health clinic at The Foundry Rescue Mission and Recovery Center in Bessemer and began seeing patients – both residents of The Foundry and members of the community in need of health care – July 1, 2013.

Alexandrov is a clinical expert in the areas of emergency and critical care nursing, with concentrations in neuroscience and vascular dynamics



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

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Nursing, Medicine partner in AHEC initiative to expand access to primary care — especially for rural and other under-served populations — in Alabama using a five-year, $5.25-million HRSA grant 

Deborah Walker is an advanced practice nurse in adult hematology/oncology

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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.
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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.
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The UAB School of Nursing has received a three-year, $1.4-million grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to develop and implement an innovative interprofessional collaborative health-care practice model that improves quality of care and outcomes for underserved patients with diabetes and other chronic conditions.
After graduation, Sheena Champion returned home to rural Wilcox County, Alabama where her advanced training in primary care is sorely needed
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Louise O'Keefe recognized by Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
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