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Student success stories enabled by donor’s generous scholarship donations
First group to experience revamped curriculum proving to be accomplished
Retired faculty and friends scholarship will benefit future nursing students
Planned gift will create endowed scholarship in Selma native's name
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
Combine with community partners for successful events in two medically underserved Birmingham-area suburbs
School one of 60 to receive funding support for ceremony
Students receive important hands-on training in fun, safe setting
Bonner, Pickett invited to speak at Alabama Association of Nurse Anesthetists gathering
Seven among those receiving 2015-2016 scholarship awards
Students showcase service learning projects at UAB Fall Expo
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

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
Selection based upon activism, scholarly research and commitment to community outreach
AMNP was the best route because he already had a bachelor’s and master’s in athletic training and didn’t want to go back to school for another two or three years to get a bachelor’s degree in nursing
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
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
Cites unique specialty, affordability, outstanding faculty as reasons for pursuing two doctoral degrees
Three nurse-managed clinics provide care for those with diabetes and heart failure, and Veterans with mental health needs
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
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.
Provides pre-doctoral scholars with financial support and career development skills building in breast cancer survivorship
Chris Rhodes named Chair-Elect of American Nurses’ Association National Nominations and Elections Committee
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
UAB School of Nursing AMNP students say poverty simulations are an eye-opening experience that will improve patient care
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.

On May 11 the School is moving to AACN's NursingCAS centralized application service for its MSN and DNP Programs
Three fifth semester honors students use undergraduate research experience to help empower Latina women about breast cancer, culturally sensitive health education 
American Association of Nurse Anesthetists names PhD student to prestigious fellowship
Dean credits great team work by faculty, staff, students, alumni as key to significant rise, will continue momentum in serving Alabama and beyond
Scholarship donors, recipients meet at annual luncheon to celebrate donor generosity and student excellence
Pauline Swiger’s work collecting trauma data during her most recent deployment to Baghdad sets her on a course researching quality improvement
UAB School of Nursing Seniors mark culmination of undergraduate careers with celebratory lunch, class photos

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

Grant helps The Foundry support Oasis Produce Pantry Food Truck, bring nursing students to teach nutrition in low-income Birmingham suburb
Instructor Grace Grau named American College of Cardiology Associate
Deborah Trautman meets with UAB and Birmingham VA Medical Center representatives to learn more about VA Nursing Academic Partnership
Nursing student Morgan Taylor Hinkle combines passion for helping others and love of working with children in her dream to work in the NICU
MSN student Maggie Davis has been selected to serve as 1 of 10 student reporters for the NPWH
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  
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 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.
Lowe also is an Advanced Nursing Coordinator at UAB Hospital
Fuller is ranked in the top 10 percent of her class
Mabra trades courtside for bedside as she plans future in nursing
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.
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.
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.
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.

The seventh annual Graduate Dean's Award for Excellence in Mentorship was presented April 16

Ranked 11 in the nation in the 2010 nationals before leaving to focus on academics

The UAB Student Nursing Association has received the Outstanding Breakthrough to Nursing Project for their biannual "Day in the Life" program from the Alabama Association of Nursing Students (AANS).

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 has acquired the health clinic at The Foundry Rescue Mission and Recovery Center in Bessemer and began seeing patients – both residents of The Foundry and members of the community in need of health care – July 1, 2013.

Olivia Bahemuka, a third semester DNP student and native of Uganda, is one of 20 health professionals participating in this yearlong fellowship 

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

The two years Andrea Torre spent in Zambia's Dimbwe Village changed her life and now she is learning the skills she needs to change the lives of others

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.
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.
Swan, Coleman pursuing doctoral education
Louise O'Keefe recognized by Nurse Practitioner Alliance of Alabama
Foundation support will help PhD, DNP and MSN students transform cancer care
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