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UAB School of Nursing Seniors mark culmination of undergraduate careers with celebratory lunch, class photos
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New students at the UAB School of Nursing are welcomed into nursing profession at semi-annual “Lamp of Learning” ceremony.

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

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Comprehensive two-day orientation introduces incoming master’s students to UAB School of Nursing and University

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Somerall honored for advocacy of nurse practitioner prescriptive authority for scheduled medications, service to NPAA and state medical board
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Natalie Baker appointed to Alabama Board of Nursing to represent advanced practice nursing, joins UABSON colleague Laura Wright
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University of Maryland School of Nursing names former UAB School of Nursing Dean Rachel Z. Booth a Visionary Pioneer
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Marti Rice assumes role of CANS Chair of Leadership Council
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First ANCC Nurse Executive/Nurse Executive Advanced Certification Exam Review held in UAB School of Nursing
Assistant Professor Natalie Baker assumed role of GAPNA Education Committee Chair in September of 2014
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Connie White-Williams selected by American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the Advanced Transplant Provider (ATP) Committee to receive the 2015 Advanced Transplant Provider Award
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DNP student Marie McBee one of five new Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars selected through AACN Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing's Future.
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Nursing instructor Annie McCartney has been named Secretary/Treasurer of the Alabama Section of the Association of Women's Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
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UAB School of Nursing BSN students volunteer for School's first Thank-a-Thon
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DNP Alumna inducted into the National League for Nursing's Academy of Nursing Education
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Nursing student Morgan Taylor Hinkle combines passion for helping others and love of working with children in her dream to work in the NICU
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Harper receives appointment to Department of Veterans Affairs' National Academic Affiliations Council
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Shameka Humphrey garners accolades for poster at Comprehensive Center for Healthy Aging Annual Symposium
One faculty member and three alumni from the UAB School of Nursing honored at AAN Alumni and Friends Reception
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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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Nursing instructor Kimberly Davey has been awarded for the best doctoral paper by the Southern Management Association
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Michael Humber will serve as president-elect of the ALANA
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UAB School of Nursing DNP alumna recognized as NBNA Advanced Practice Nurse of the Year
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School recognizes six alumni for outstanding contributions to the nursing profession, academia, and patients
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MSN student Maggie Davis has been selected to serve as 1 of 10 student reporters for the NPWH
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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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October 03, 2014

Another hit for Applause

The 2014 fundraising event hosted by the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors drew strong student and faculty praise and gratitude.
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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.

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.
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

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

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?
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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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.
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.
Cooke earned her DNP at UAB
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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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Terry Harrell gives so talented students without the means can pay for their education
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GENEX Services Inc. has awarded the UAB School of Nursing $20,000 in scholarship funds
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This exhibit honors Barrett Brock MacKay, an alumna of the UAB School of Nursing and past Chair of the School’s Board of Visitors.
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Scholarship donors, and current and past recipients, gathered at the Mountain Brook Country Club 5 to celebrate the UAB community’s continuous generosity and achievement. This event serves to honor our donors who have personally touched our students with their contributions.
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Committed to raising funds for UAB scholarships in pediatric nursing, the JBOV last year and this year has been focused on funding a scholarship in memory of brother-and-sister twin infants – the Seth Houston McCoin, Jr., and Elizabeth Morgan Endowed Scholarship in Pediatric Nursing.
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Grants Program Director Lizzy Smith meets scholarship recipients, tours skills labs
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Endowed scholarship honors two couples, provides aid for students for years to come
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One of Alabama’s first nurse practitioners, Juanzetta Flowers is a member of the UAB School of Nursing Board of Visitors, former nurse practitioner at UAB’s medical school and retired faculty member
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BOV remembers beloved friend, member Joie Jones
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The Luckie family legacy of support for the School of Nursing is “a treasure for our school and our students.”
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Working for 35 years as a nurse, 24 years alongside her husband, Nancy Watts appreciates nursing and medicine as a family affair
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The UAB School of Nursing is one of many beneficiaries of Melinda Helveston's kindness, giving
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Kate Wood Hamilton and Sidney Wood Clapp team to take the helm of the JBOV
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Falkenberg's time in Leadership UAB, mother's example inspires her service
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Board of Visitors member Sue Ellen Lucas had a nursing role in the pioneering medical genetics program launched in Alabama in the late 1970s, saw the beginning of genetic education.
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September 22, 2014

A Gift That Inspires Others

How the Mitchell family gave its special vote of confidence to a Junior Board of Visitors mission - a mission born from the spirits of two sweet babies...
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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.

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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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.
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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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.
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