Alumna Cynthia D. Cleveland is Associate Director of Patient Care Services at the Birmingham Veterans Affairs Medical Center.
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BSN graduate Sirena Rabb details her opportunity to serve and learn with MedHope Africa.
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Research, education part of expanding partnership at sister WHO Collaborating Center
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UAB Solution Studios was recognized as the Interdisciplinary Initiative of the year.

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The School’s PMHNP Specialty Track is helping meet a need for more mental health care providers.
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Cynthia Selleck receives Odessa Woolfolk Community Service Award, School’s first

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Project focuses on medically underserved areas and includes building and educating undergraduate students, practicing RNs in team-focused primary care
Three psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner students earn scholarships
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School has been at forefront of expansion of nurse practitioner role in the state
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Sam Brown Bridge Builder Award recognizes development of interprofessional collaborations, campus partnerships
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Poe, Polancich poster presentation shines spotlight on UAB Nursing Partnership at QSEN National Forum
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White impacting outcomes for ostomy patients with online post-operative visits
American Association of Nurse Practitioners names Talley state award winner
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Photojournalist turned U.S. Army nurse is shining example of School's commitment to providing quality health care for Veterans
Experiences abroad help Nieuwenhuys, Strawn succeed in School's accelerated master's curriculum
Associate professor serves as Nursing Discipline chair of international Children's Oncology Group
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13th overall puts School among top five public Schools of Nursing in nation
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Deputy director believes 'think globally, act locally' should be way of life for everyone at the UAB School of Nursing
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School partners with One Roof for annual Point in Time homeless community census
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Jumped 11 spots from 2015 ranking, boasting nearly $2.2 million from NIH in 2016
January 20, 2017

It takes a village

Presentation on Jan. 31 will spotlight UAB School of Nursing's efforts to care for Jefferson County's most vulnerable medical populations
Expanded partnership with Aletheia House will provide increased access to medically underserved populations in Bessemer
Kunaviktikul reappointed as dean, Kaewthummanukul to serve as an associate dean of Chiang Mai University’s Faculty of Nursing
Long, bumpy road leads to success for Veteran in School's MSN Adult-Gero Primary Care NP specialty track
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Co-authors receive first-place recognition for abstract highlighting U.S. Army's Patient CaringTouch System
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Professor recognized for visionary leadership in protecting children's health
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Crucial funding ensures the best and brightest nurses continue advanced nursing studies
Will join the School in mid-August from the University of Crete, succeed now-retired Dr. Lynda Wilson
PATH Clinic, Heart Failure Clinic, residents of rural Alabama areas will benefit from Federal agency's focus on improving health equality
Made transition from resident in the School to VA co-director in less than three years
Strong relationships producing health care professionals who are well prepared to identify and care for veterans wherever they are
UAB School of Nursing colleagues mark special day with ceremony, reception
Sessions help increase knowledge base, student confidence
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Emphasizes lifelong learning, professional development and innovation, especially in the areas of quality and safety
Assistant professor serving as chair of statewide panel focusing on increasing the public's basic understanding of health information and services
Becomes first to occupy a new permanent nursing seat, will work to continue expanding the role of nurses
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Potential nursing students offered career, college guidance through tailored freshman course
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Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) student will lead project to establish urgent care clinic in East Lake

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First School of Nursing student to serve as triage tech Hannah Wood having a positive impact in critical assessment role
School of Nursing faculty will explore why online teaching tool has been so well received, its future potential
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March 3 event offering lineup of nationally, internationally known presenters with expertise in informatics, simulation and distance education
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Students receive important hands-on training in fun, safe setting
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Students showcase service learning projects at UAB Fall Expo
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Veterans come with unique backgrounds and needs, and it is imperative that nurses are adequately prepared to care for Veteran patients and their families
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
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Their talk "Cognition and Vigilance in Shift-Working Nurses," is an offshoot of their collaborative research into staffing night shifts with workers who are genetically best suited to work during the overnight hours
Honored for her leadership and dedication to international nursing education and continuing efforts to raise intercultural understanding within the health-care field
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Career has been dedicated to advancing educational opportunities for nurses in Alabama and beyond
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School teams with local health systems for unique Breast Cancer Survivorship Rehabilitation Initiative
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Holiday celebrations can be overwhelming for those with memory loss but dementia-care expert Rita Jablonski-Jaudon is presenting tips on creating dementia-friendly family holidays
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Four faculty members and five alumni from the UAB School of Nursing named Academy Fellows
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Dean Doreen Harper is a 2015 inductee into the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame
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Professor Linda Roussel and UAB Hospital Nurse Manager Kristen Noles have teamed with the Clinical Nurse Leader Association (CNLA) to host the CNLA Regional Conference at UAB Hospital
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B-Metro Nursing Excellence faculty and alumni award recipients honored for leadership, innovation and expertise
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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
Nurse Practitioner students learn eye exam skills through interprofessional partnership with UAB School of Optometry
UAB School of Nursing AMNP students say poverty simulations are an eye-opening experience that will improve patient care
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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.

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Dr. Natalie Wilson has been awarded a Brown R25 Fellowship that provides didactic training in clinical research methods, as well as collaborative structured mentoring.
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As preparations are being made for students in a community health course to travel to the Dominican Republic in Fall 2015, six UAB School of Nursing students that made the last trip are reflecting on their journey and welcoming one of the group’s hosts to campus June 10.
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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

Honored for bridging CNL education, practice; leadership through innovative collaboration with education, practice to improve patient care quality

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Ladores, a pediatric nurse practitioner, investigates reproductive health concerns in adolescents and young adults with chronic illness

Leadership Practices for Quality and Safety, for early and mid-career nurse leaders, enhances leadership practices for quality, safety improvement
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Nominees cited for dedication, compassion and leadership include faculty, alumni and students
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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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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.
UAB Hospital Interim Chief Nursing Officer Terri Poe, who earned her BSN from the UAB School of Nursing in 1986 and her DNP from the School in 2013, has been named the hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer and Senior Associate Vice President.
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October 01, 2014

Life-saving research

Dr. June Cho dreams of giving preemies a better start. It is well known that testosterone is the primary hormone that increases bone and muscle mass as males grow. But could the very thing that strengthens boys during adolescence also be responsible for weakening them during infancy?
Barkley Award comes from UAB MHRC
Phillips and colleagues will examine worker impairment from marijuana use
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Bakitas honored for dedication to teaching advanced practice nurses
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Sahwan chooses UAB over other partner schools for guidance in opening new unit at hospital in Saudi Arabia
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UAB is one of eight institutions working as part of the Southeastern Consortium for Substance Abuse Training
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June Cho has been awarded a five-year, $1.72 million R01 grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Development to study testosterone and cortisol levels in infant health and development.
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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Awards mark contributions in teaching and  service

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More than 30 years experience as a psychiatric/mental health nurse
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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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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

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

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UAB School of Nursing faculty provide research to help those living with HIV cope with chronic conditions

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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Karen Heaton will use R21 award to study the effects and feasibility of a computer-based intervention on truck drivers' sleep

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