The School is contributing to strong nursing leaders through its MSN and DNP health systems leadership pathways.
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A new building is only the beginning for UAB School of Nursing

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Wells wins competition at American Association of Heart Failure Nurses meeting

Serving emergency nurse practitioners nationwide

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Multi-school, grant-funded initiative will help spread bleeding control training across Birmingham.
Partnership with AirMed international prepares health care professionals through simulation, training
Project focuses on medically underserved areas and includes building and educating undergraduate students, practicing RNs in team-focused primary care

Students selected for prestigious fellowship focused on impacting health disparities

Leake and Morris awarded third place in research expo
Anusiewicz and Prapanjaroensin earn scholarships to improve nursing practice
Speeg and Walker honored by state nurse anesthesia association
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Carter presents on substance use disorder at occupational health meeting
Sullivan earns scholarship to support research to enhance pediatric oncology nursing in resource-limited countries, hospitals
One of 56 international nurse educators selected for initiative of the NLN Center for Transformational Leadership
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Rebecca Edwards, also a faculty member, will use funds from Oncology Nursing Society to begin crafting research proposal on palliative care in the Caribbean
PhD student Wells honored by Heart Failure Nurses
$1.7 million grant providing oral hygiene training for nursing home staff to improve care for patients with cognitive issues
Jordan and Waddell selected from a competitive pool of national experts on pediatric health care, presented an educational session on pediatric sepsis
Elaine Larson, a pioneer in infection prevention, antimicrobial resistance and hand hygiene delivering keynote address, “One Nurse’s Journey: Bridges to the Future with Interdisciplinary Teams”
Stockdill honored by Hospice and Palliative Nurses Foundation, Heart Failure Society of America
Banks tapped for prestigious group, will learn from former presidents, key administrators
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Jean Kelley shaped School’s the graduate program, laid foundation of excellence still enjoyed today
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Ladores helping visiting Thai PhD students complete dissertation proposals
School has been at forefront of expansion of nurse practitioner role in the state
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New Post-Baccalaureate Nurse Residency increases impact, scope of unique Veterans' initiative, joins three other Veterans' health care initiatives
PhD students Cherven, Vo each receive $30,000 ACS Cancer Nursing scholarships
Third straight group from School receives three-year RWJF funding commitment, matching scholarships
Includes new two-year, $1.3 million HRSA great preparing advanced practice nurses, providing primary care
Nolan tapped among applicant pool of more than 170 scientists
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PhD candidate Pack-Mabien receives grant to study care transition for sickle cell patients
Version of TV game show helps psych mental health NP students learn psychopharmacology content
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Experiences abroad help Nieuwenhuys, Strawn succeed in School's accelerated master's curriculum
Unique approach to community health clinicals enhances meaning, creativity
Whelton's nursing career centered on mentorship and helping others
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13th overall puts School among top five public Schools of Nursing in nation
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School partners with One Roof for annual Point in Time homeless community census
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Amy Neimkin believes in giving time, resources to benefit next generation of CRNAs
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Strong academic record, warm welcome led Nashville native to UAB School of Nursing's CRNA program
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Improvement in first-time board pass rates, transition to BSN-to-DNP status highlight significant accomplishments, developments of CRNA program
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Jumped 11 spots from 2015 ranking, boasting nearly $2.2 million from NIH in 2016
Marilyn Henry credits her nursing background for opening doors to rewarding work in hospital administration
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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
Iddins, Pair, Weaver earn effective teaching certificates
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Long, bumpy road leads to success for Veteran in School's MSN Adult-Gero Primary Care NP specialty track
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Active duty U.S. airman relishing opportunity to pursue BSN degree at UAB School of Nursing
Co-authors receive first-place recognition for abstract highlighting U.S. Army's Patient CaringTouch System
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Crucial funding ensures the best and brightest nurses continue advanced nursing studies
Inaugural summer commencement ceremony to be extra special occasion for Walker, four students
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Changes in profession mean three UA System schools must move to separate programs from successful eight-year Joint DNP partnership
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Goal of research project is to guide development of future cognitive interventions for breast cancer survivors
Associate professor working to enhance use of unique collection in School of Nursing curricula
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Nurse practitioner, 2015 MSN graduate achieving career goal with work in rural health care
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First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
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Program dedicated to empowering survivors, loved ones through education, personal support and networking
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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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Retired faculty and friends scholarship will benefit future nursing students
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Planned gift will create endowed scholarship in Selma native's name
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The School of Nursing collaborates with Children’s of Alabama, both academically and clinically, to improve care and outcomes for the young people who receive care there
Combine with community partners for successful events in two medically underserved Birmingham-area suburbs
Veterans come with unique backgrounds and needs, and it is imperative that nurses are adequately prepared to care for Veteran patients and their families
Hacettepe University is a distinguished, highly advanced, research-based institution in the heart of Ankara, Turkey, and much like UAB, it educates many of the country’s nursing leaders

Fond remembrances of chemotherapy nurses makes 15-year-old Pell City High School student want to become one
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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”

Palmer Carrier, CNA Insurance doctoral fellowships provide $10,000 in education support
Recognized for his willingness to help other students and his outstanding publication and presentation record

Internationally recognized as a pioneer in the holistic nursing and nurse coaching movements
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Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Experience in clinical practice, global health as a Fulbright Senior Specialist has provided basis for teaching innovations

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Recognized for demonstrating innovative, sustained relationship and for demonstrating positive, measurable outcomes
Swiger's work was inspired by the teamwork she saw when she was in Baghdad, Iraq, as part of a Deployed Combat Casualty Research Team
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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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

UAB School of Nursing has been ranked No. 6 in the “Top 30 Most Affordable Certified Nurse Anesthetist Programs 2015” by professional web site
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Scholars receive financial, educational support to pursue training in cancer disparities research, mentoring from preeminent researchers including Karen Meneses

UAB School of Nursing ranked number 17 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value BSN Programs of 2015” and number 27 in the nation in the “Top 50 Best Value RN to BSN Programs of 2015” by valuecolleges.com.
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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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Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
UAB School of Nursing ranked number one in the “Top 50 Best Value MSN Programs of 2015”
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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
Both professors were selected for influencing the Women's Health Nurse Practitioner specialization for the better
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The award provides Timiya Nolan with support as she enters the dissertation phase of her studies
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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Cited for her more than 35 years of experience as educator and researcher, work with Deep South Occupational Health & Safety Education and Research Center
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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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Bryan Wilbanks' research, part of his dissertation work, is changing the course of perioperative informatics, published in peer-reviewed journal
Scholarship donors, recipients meet at annual luncheon to celebrate donor generosity and student excellence
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Donna Dunn is selected to receive the OWH Heart of Gold for her community-oriented delivery of care
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UAB Student Nurses Association sell CardioGrams as Valentine’s Day fundraiser 

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Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
First ANCC Nurse Executive/Nurse Executive Advanced Certification Exam Review held in UAB School of Nursing
Nominees cited for dedication, compassion and leadership include faculty, alumni and students
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Several faculty members and students attended the NPAA annual congress and honored student awardee  
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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.
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

New wounds, new approach

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.
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.
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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Terry Harrell gives so talented students without the means can pay for their education
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Judy Powell gives to prepare the next generation of nurses
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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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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.
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.

Awards mark contributions in teaching and  service

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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.

The UAB School of Nursing partners at the critical juncture to improve access and quality health care for communities
Louise O'Keefe recognized by Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
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Foundation support will help PhD, DNP and MSN students transform cancer care

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