MSN subspecialty faculty bring experience, knowledge to program

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September 24, 2019

Alumni making a difference

Oncology, palliative care pioneers support expansion of care

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With an NPCRC grant, assistant professor to create a culturally-adapted palliative care program.
Honorary alumna cited by American Academy of Nursing for contributions to profession, cancer care
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PhD students Cherven, Vo each receive $30,000 ACS Cancer Nursing scholarships
Three students receive ONS Foundation scholarships to transform cancer care
Nolan tapped among applicant pool of more than 170 scientists
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Edwards named Nurse Practitioner of the Year by the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation
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Alumnus Campbell becomes author after surviving bladder cancer
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Associate professor serves as Nursing Discipline chair of international Children's Oncology Group
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One of six health care professionals given Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award
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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
Selection based upon activism, scholarly research and commitment to community outreach
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Has been Board of Trustee member since 2013
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School teams with local health systems for unique Breast Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation Initiative
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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

Internationally known as an innovative pioneer, leader and scientist for high-impact research in pain management and palliative care
Scholars receive financial, educational support to pursue training in cancer disparities research, mentoring from preeminent researchers including Karen Meneses

Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
Site provides information and resources for women under 45, including fertility decisions, family, financial and career implications.
Award provides for the development of a culturally relevant intervention to help family caregivers of patients with advanced cancer in the rural south
The award provides Timiya Nolan with support as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies
Sullivan, a graduate of the MSN program, is the recipient of one of only two scholarships given by the Association of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Nurses to attend the prestigious conference
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Three fifth semester honors students use undergraduate research experience to help empower Latina women about breast cancer, culturally sensitive health education 
Growth in students and research brings new senior faculty and new graduate program leaders, keys in fulfilling strategic priorities
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Breast cancer risk and genetics, families, relationships are topics at the third Young Breast Cancer Survivors Network workshop in Birmingham

PhD candidate Ann H. Johnson has received a $1000 Ireland Research Travel Award for her dissertation
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.
Meneses will promote awareness of FNINR, research priorities
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.
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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.
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

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

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Marie Bakitas is an internationally recognized expert in palliative care

The UAB School of Nursing partners at the critical juncture to improve access and quality health care for communities
Foundation support will help PhD, DNP and MSN students transform cancer care

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