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Also appointed to Hartford Center national expert panel on gerontological nursing
Associate Professor appointed to committees for MedBiquitous, AAMI
Volunteer efforts lead to appointment to Steering Committee, election as Vice Chair
First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
Attendees can earn 11 CEUs, including 3 Pharmacology credits
Program dedicated to empowering survivors, loved ones through education, personal support and networking
First School of Nursing student to serve as triage tech Hannah Wood having a positive impact in critical assessment role
Role of mentors, coaches as part of the process is focus of $30,000 grant
School of Nursing faculty will explore why online teaching tool has been so well received, its future potential
School's Director of Clinical Simulation is group's 18th Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator-Advanced worldwide
Drs. Ashley Hodges and Lynn Nichols are serving multi-year terms as peer reviewers, among other duties, for Nursing for Women's Health and Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic & Neonatal Nursing
Watts, Byram presented with inaugural awards honoring "inspirational and gifted" teacher's legacy
Says its an exciting time to be a women's health nurse practitioner
Study defined decision-support tools for medication administration safety in acute-care settings
Appointment to position with the official publication of the National Association of Healthcare Quality is a dream come true for longtime author, editor 
Acknowledges significant contributions from four special members
UAB School of Nursing professor adds to already impressive personal databank of research on aging and HIV
Four-time graduate of UAB School of Nursing to serve two-year term as president
Internationally recognized scholar and researcher Bakitas to present on palliative care
Awards shine light on two expected to make their mark in field of psychiatric care
Lavender has served as interim president since September 2014

Will provide insight to help shape the organization’s bylaws

Author of 12 books dealing with consciousness, spirituality, and healing, including The New York Times bestseller “Healing Words: The Power Of Prayer And The Practice Of Medicine,” and most recently “One Mind: How Our Mind Is Part Of A Greater Consciousness And Why It Matters”

Advisory Council for Advanced Practice provides input on policies, procedures, issues related to advance practice in Alabama
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
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
Will try to help increase membership, raise awareness of services CNMs perform
UAB School of Nursing’s PATH Clinic serves vulnerable populations with diabetes
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
UAB School of Nursing alumna Carol Ratcliffe credited by NBNA for outstanding contributions to professional and patient education
BSN curriculum includes personal leadership course to help students learn how to effectively work together, features service-learning project
Site provides information and resources for women under 45, including fertility decisions, family, financial and career implications.
UAB School of Nursing ranked number one in the “Top 50 Best Value MSN Programs of 2015”
UAB School of Nursing alumna Lindsey Harris cited by National Black Nurses Association for clinical excellence, patient advocacy and mentorship
Both professors were selected for influencing the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialization for the better
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.

Dr. Booth's worldwide legacy of teaching, research and service helped the School rise to the national prominence it enjoys today

Johns Hopkins Professor, National Program Director for RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholars Program, is twenty-fourth Jean Kelley Lecture keynote
Growth in students and research brings new senior faculty and new graduate program leaders, keys in fulfilling strategic priorities
Marti Rice recognized by Southern Nursing Research Society for outstanding leadership, contributions, promotion of nursing, health care research
Bryan Wilbanks' research, part of his dissertation work, is changing the course of perioperative informatics, published in peer-reviewed journal
Ann Gakumo named Most Outstanding Black Faculty Member by Black Student Awareness Committee for leadership, community and school involvement

Breast cancer risk and genetics, families, relationships are topics at the third Young Breast Cancer Survivors Network workshop in Birmingham

Donna Dunn is selected to receive the OWH Heart of Gold for her community-oriented delivery of care
Roussel and Polancich present revised DNP curriculum at the AACN Doctoral Education Conference

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

Grant helps The Foundry support Oasis Produce Pantry Food Truck, bring nursing students to teach nutrition in low-income Birmingham suburb
Somerall honored for advocacy of nurse practitioner prescriptive authority for scheduled medications, service to NPAA and state medical board
Natalie Baker appointed to Alabama Board of Nursing to represent advanced practice nursing, joins UABSON colleague Laura Wright

Webster Ray is motivated to serve by seeing worthy causes up close.

One of the founding members of the Board of Visitors in 1992, Anita Smith has had a front-row seat for the health care revolution that has taken place in Birmingham and around the state over the past five decades.

Effective December 4, 2014 at the winter meeting of the Board of Visitors (BOV), Barbara O’Neal Eddleman becomes the BOV’s 10th Chair. Joining her in leading the Board in the Co-Chair role is Dr. Douglas C. “Doug” Tilt, a BOV member since 2007.

Since its founding almost 23 years ago, the Board of Visitors has had outstanding leadership. The following profiles honor those dedicated individuals who have wisely led the Board thus far on its journey of supporting the UAB School of Nursing.

For 27 years, Rita Ingalls Spencer knew the fulfillment of taking care of children and adolescents at the Birmingham-based children’s medical center now known as Children’s of Alabama.

The 2014 No-Show Ball fundraiser hosted by the Junior Board of Visitors (JBOV) was a success, exceeding the goal set by JBOV members. 

The Junior Board of Visitors (JBOV) welcomes new members Elizabeth Riddle, Kelli Fleming, Tim Hennessy, Jr. and Ken Taylor.

For 34 years, Jack W. Trigg, Jr., MD, practiced internal medicine in the Birmingham area. He was a member of a group practice that long was called Southside Internists and then, following a merger with another group Southview Medical Group.  

During those years Trigg developed a deep appreciation for roles that nurses play in patient care. “Who really looks after you when you are sick and in the hospital?  The nurses,” he said. 

Nominees cited for dedication, compassion and leadership include faculty, alumni and students

Jim Raper is proud to be a nurse practitioner and to have been the first nurse to direct a medical clinic at UAB. This, he said, has afforded him the opportunity to incorporate advanced practice nursing into every aspect of the 1917 Clinic.

Get to know Jim Raper a tenured Professor in the UAB School of Medicine, the only nurse with a primary appointment, and holds a secondary appointment in the School of Nursing.

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.

The Board of Visitors (BOV) has a new member –Eileen S. Meyer –and Eileen and husband Dr. Bruce E. Burns, a BOV member since 2012, have added a fundraiser to ways they support the UAB School of Nursing.

Two UAB School of Nursing faculty members have been selected by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as 2014 Scholars and Fellows. C. Ann Gakumo, PhD, RN, has been named an RWJF Nurse Faculty Scholar and Joy P. Deupree, PhD, MSN, APRN-BC, has been named an RWJF Executive Nurse Fellow.
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.
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.
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.
Langston has served the chapter in a variety of leadership roles
Somerall is track coordinator for the Family Nurse Practitioner Program
Fellows represent variety of interests in education, research and service
Bakitas honored for dedication to teaching advanced practice nurses
Sahwan chooses UAB over other partner schools for guidance in opening new unit at hospital in Saudi Arabia
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.

Honored for her leadership, contribution to society, and promotion of nursing and health care research

Awards mark contributions in teaching and  service

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

More than 30 years experience as a psychiatric/mental health nurse
Award honors work as nurse educator; will respresent southeast for NANNP
Hidges has been an active member of AWHONN since 1998
Aimee Holland will sit on the Board of Directors of the National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women's Health
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.
Phillips is an expert in occupational health and safety
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