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    Claus DNP, CRNP, NP-C, Nancy, Assistant Director 2019 -

    Dr. Claus is a nursing instructor who prides herself on the success of her students. She is currently teaching in the Undergraduate and RN Mobility program. She recently graduated from the DNP Program where her project was "Evaluating self-perceived knowledge of med-surg nurses on Veteran Care competencies at a non-VHA facility."

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    Heaton PhD, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAAOHN, Karen, Coordinator 2014 -

    Dr. Karen Heaton’s program of research is primarily focused on the effects of sleep deprivation and obstructive sleep apnea on cognition and injury risk in workers. For example, she has been involved in projects that explored the impact of distraction and health issues on driving and driving performance issues among aging truck drivers, and self-assessment of driving performance compared to real-time simulated driving performance among truck drivers.

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    Jones PhD, RN, CCNS, Allison, Co-Director 2018 -

    Dr. Jones began her nursing career working in the University of Kentucky Emergency Department, a Level I trauma center. She completed her PhD in Nursing in 2015 with a focus on outcomes associated with use of older stored blood in patients with major trauma. She is certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Adult Acute Care, and in Patient Blood Management. Dr. Jones is actively involved in the Stop the Bleed campaign through her connections with the UAB trauma team, and is a certified Stop The...

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    Jordan MSN, CRNP, CCRN, CPNP-AC, CNE, Jeremy, Coordinator 2019 -

    A two-time UAB graduate, Mr. Jordan has spent his career as a nurse and nurse practitioner caring for children and their families in intensive care as well as educating the future clinicians and leaders who will care for our country's children. His clinical and research areas of interest are in pediatric critical care, specifically traumatic brain injuries. His predominate teaching responsibility is within the pediatric nurse practitioner track of the graduate clinical program. He also maintains...

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    Ladores PhD, RN, PNP, CNE, Sigrid, Co-Director 2018 -

    Dr. Sigrid Ladores is a pediatric nurse practitioner who is investigating reproductive health concerns in adolescents and young adults with chronic illnesses. She has presented her research in local, regional, national, and international conferences. She is also a respected scholar and leader in the Philippine Nurses Association of America.

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    Talley PhD, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Michele, Assistant Dean 2018 -

    Dr. Talley leads a team of talented faculty for the MSN Program at UAB. Her experience in diabetes and cardiac, thoracic, and vascular surgery yield many opportunities to share with students. Her current endeavors will include teaching, maintaining a practice for diabetes care, and focusing her research on diabetes care, interprofessional teams, and care of the uninsured.

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    Ainsworth, Aaron, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Allen MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Julie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Anwah MSN, RN, CPNP-AC, Elsie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Armstrong, Alexandra, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Ayers MAEd, BSN, RN-BC, Kimberly, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Bagwell-Seifert MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Melissa, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Baker MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Christen, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Baldwin PhD, CRNP, NP-C, Debra, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Banks MSN, RN, Cinnamon, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Barton MSN, CRNP, FNP, ACNP-BC, Lindsey, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Beadles MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Sara, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Beal MSN, RN, Sharan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Beene, Murielle, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Belyeu DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Anyet, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Berry MSN, CRNP, Christopher, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Bierley MSN, RN, Dorri, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Bivens, Kathryn, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Black, Cassidy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Blankenhorn MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, Chloe, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Block DNP, RN, NEA-BC, Velinda, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

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    Bloomston, Marc, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Boardman MSN, RN, Cathryn, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Boohaker MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, RNFA, Andrea, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Booth MSN, RN, Wendy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Bramlett DNP, MSN, BSN, RN, Kristine, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Brokus, Sara, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Brown, Catherine, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Brown, Jason, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Brown, Tiffany, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Bryant, Breanna, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Buffington, Heather, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Bull MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Jessica, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Burkett, Genyce, Instructor (P) 2015 -

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    Burns, Autumn, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Bush DNP, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Nathan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Callens, Mary Therese, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Camp DNP, RN, Melanie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Camp-Sorrell MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, AOCN, Lillian, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Campbell, Monique, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Canterbury MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, Linda, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Carlton MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Heather, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Carter MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, Kara, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Chen MSN, RN, Ja-Lin, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Cleveland MSN, RN, Patricia, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Cleveland, Cynthia, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Coiner MSN, CMSRN-BC, Sarah, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Cooke MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Jennifer, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Cooley MSN, RN, Tiffany, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Cornelius, Emily, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Cory MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC, Alaina, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Cunningham, Alicia, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Curry, Carolyn, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Dailey MSN, RN, Kelly, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

    Working in the UAB School of Nursing Simulation Lab Ms. Dailey is involved in the development and facilitation of simulation in undergraduate and graduate nursing courses and health disciplines in the UAB School of Health Professions. She has also been involved with the facilitation of interprofessional simulations involving the UAB School of Nursing and the UAB School of Medicine. She also works with visiting students and their families, as well as, visiting professors to tour and introduce the...

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    Dalgo MSN, BSN, RN, Caitlin, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Daugherty MSN, RN, MSN-BC, Rebecca, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Davis MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, Amanda, Instructor (P) 2014 -

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    Debiasi, Marcus, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Denson, Brittany, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Desai, Nehaben, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Drummonds DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC, Jennifer, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Duncan MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Traci, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Duncan MSN, CRNP, IBCLC, Crystal, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Dungan, Ethan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Dupree MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, Tiffany, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Earnest, Holly, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Estes, Brittany, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Estrella, Camille, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Farley MSN, CRNP, BSN, RN, Andi, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Farris DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, Lisa, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Feig, Claudine, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Files, Pamela, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Findley DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, CCRN, Lisa, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Flaherty, Amanda, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Frank, Melissa, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Franklin, Kaylie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    French, Demechiko, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Friday MSN, RN, CNL, Joy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Froelich, Kimberly, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Frye DNP, CRNP, NP-C, Timothy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Gamble MSN, RN, Amy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

    Mrs. Ponder graduated from UAB with her BSN in 1990 and brings more than 20 years critical care nursing experience to the classroom and clinical settings. She earned her Masters in Nursing Education at Samford University in 2009. Mrs. Ponder began her teaching career as a clinical instructor with ADN programs and began teaching full time at UAB in 2009. She still maintains active involvement with bedside nursing by working in the Critical Care Staffing Pool at UAB.

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    Garner, Shane, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Garretson MBA,BSN,RN, Alison, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Gennaro, Victoria, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Giadrosich MSN, CRNP, FNP, Patrick, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Gibbons MSN, CNM, OCN, Wanda, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Glenn MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Leon, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Goreth, Dianna, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Grace, Jaenelle, Instructor (P) 2017 -

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    Graham MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, Laura, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Grant MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, Janatha, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Gray, Julia, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Green, Ashlee, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Greenhalgh, Christy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Greenway MSN, CRNA, Mary, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Grice, Lianne, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Griffin MSN, RN, Amanda, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Grimes-Robison PhD, RN, FNP, Cindy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

    Dr. Robison, a 2012 graduate of the UAB Schools of Education and Public Health, earned a PhD in Health Education and Promotion. Her area of expertise is in childhood obesity. She has served on numerous committees, including evaluation and outcomes focused work. She is an active member of the State Dept. of Public Health’s Alabama Obesity Task Force. As a Family Nurse Practitioner she has been involved in women’s health, pediatrics and adult care clinics. Her work background includes oncology, h...

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    Haamankuli DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Hiboombe, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Hall, Kayla, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Hamilton MSN, RN, Sharon, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

    As a nurse with more than 40 years experience, Ms. Hamilton has had the privilege of watching the profession change in exciting and positive ways. She has worked in several fields in nursing, including critical care nursing, staff development, as a nursing supervisor, director of nursing, home health care, Adult Down syndrome clinic supervisor, school nurse and, in her current position as Instructor in the UAB School of Nursing. She has enjoyed each position and strives to share that passion wit...

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    Hammett MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Linda, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Hardy-Williams MSN, CRNP, Heather, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Harper BSN, RN, Charman, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Harris DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Tomika, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Harris DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, Lindsey, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Harris, Sasha, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Hart MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Audra, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Hattaway, Holly, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Hawkins, Carly, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Henderson, Troy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Herbey MD, MPH, Ivan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Hiebert MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Jamie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Hogan DNP, CRNP, NP-C, FNP-BC, Alfreida, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Holcomb PhD, CRNP, FNP-BC, Lygia, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Holman DNP, CRNP, FNP, Carita, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Howard, Rebecca, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Howell DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC, Stephen, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

    Stephen L. Howell, DNP, ANP-BC, ACHPN began his nursing career in 1999 working in a dual diagnosis unit for adults with psychiatric illnesses and chemical dependencies. He was then accepted into the United States Peace Corps where he served in Mongolia from 2001-2003 as a healthcare specialist. During his Peace Corps service, he developed a continuing education course with grant funding for Mongolian nurses, taught health-based English, and lectured on preventative health issues to adolescents.<...

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    Hudson, Tara, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Huffstutler MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Christopher, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Iddins DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, Brenda, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

    Brenda W. Iddins is an advanced practice nurse licensed in Alabama and Tennessee. An ANCC certified family nurse practitioner since 1995, she has worked in both urban and rural primary care family practice settings. Prior to 1995 she was ANCC certified as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in Medical-Surgical Nursing. Dr. Iddins is co-founder and former chairperson of the Central Alabama Nurse Practitioner Association (CANPA). Her service includes various committees and offices held in both state and n...

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    James DNP, RN, RN-BC, CCNS, LSSGB, David, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Jeter MSN, RN, RNC-OB, C-EFM, Lynn, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Johnson, Jean, Professor - Visiting (P) 2015 -

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    Johnson, Linda, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Johnson, Margaret, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Jones MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, Lynde, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Jones MSN, RN, Andrea, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Jones, Julie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Juarez, Lucia, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Kahler, Chelsey, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Kelley, Ryan, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Kimbrell MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Sara, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Kinsaul MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, RNFA, Adam, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Kokiousis DNP, CRNP, NP-C, Justin, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Kopf DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Sabrina, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Kopf DNP, MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Robert, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Lacey MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, FNP-BC, Jennifer, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Ladner PhD, RN, FACHE, Kathleen, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Lafon, Caroline, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Lambert-Davis, Jacquelyn, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Langford MNA, CRNA, Patsy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Large MSN, RN, Erin, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Lauterbach MSN, RN, Shelley, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Lavender PhD, RN, FAAN, Martha, Professor - Visiting (P) 2012 -

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    Lee DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, April, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Lenz MSN, RN, Stephanie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Leonard, Lauren, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Lepley MSN, CCRN, Bonny, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Little MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Ashley, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Litton DNP, RN, Debra, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Long MSN, ARNP, PMHNP-BC, Vanessa, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Long MSN, RN, PCCN, Vernesa, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Lopez MSN, RN, CNM, Sheila, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Lowe, Katrice, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Lowery DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, Angela, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Madden MSN, RN, OCN, Wendy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Maloney, Mary, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Martinek MHSA,BSN,RN, Jacquelyn, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Mathis DNP, CRNP, NP-C, FNP-BC, CNE, Darlene, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Mattox MSN, RN, PMHN, Lisa, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Mays MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Janeen, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    McCall, JaBrell, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    McClain, Jennie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    McConville, Wendy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    McGee MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Susan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    McLendon, Keri, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    McMillan MSN, RN, NP-C, Leanne, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    McNiel, Brian, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    McQueen MSN, CRNP, AGPCNP-C, WHNP-BC, Jasmine, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    McSweeney MSN, CRNP, AGNP-C, Stephanie, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Meiers, Patricia, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Metcalf MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Heather, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Meyer DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Eileen, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2018 -

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    Miller, Mariel, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Mompoint-Williams DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC, Darnell, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Moon, Keri, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Moore DNP, RN, CCRN, Randy, Assistant Professor (P) 2014 -

    Dr. Moore seeks to improve knowledge dissemination to nursing students on Veterans’ related health issues. The special population group of Veterans and their family members has certain conditions, which while not unique to Veterans, do occur with increased frequency. Special conditions include post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD; recognition and treatment), mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI), women Veterans, environmental exposures, palliative care for Veterans, homelessness, and Veteran suicid...

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    Mulji, Salima, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Murphy MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Danielle, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Nail MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Erin, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Nelson, Lee Ann, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Nix MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Tanya, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Noles MSN, RN, Kristen, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Norfleet, Nina, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Ohman, Cecilia, Instructor (P) 2011 -

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    Page, Bradley, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Parker, Amber, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Parsons MSN, RN, CNOR, CRNFA, Steven, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Patel, Disha, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Patterson MSN, RN, Pamela, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Peoples, Leanne, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Perry, Cassie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Pettus DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, Tiffany, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Petty-Burnley DNP, CRNP, NP-C, Ashley, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Phillips DNP, CRNP, NP-C, ACNP-BC, Julia, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Pickett DNP,CRNP,PMHNP-BC, Leah, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

    Leah Pickett is a Board Certified Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with clinical experience in mood disorders, anxiety, psychotic disorders, and abuse/trauma. She most recently held a clinical practice at the CPM Adult Outpatient Clinic and worked with the Office of Psychiatric Research, both at UAB. She now serves as Co-Director for the Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Residency through the Veteran's Affairs Nursing Academic Partnership, a funded program between the Birmingham VA M...

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    Pinion, Kelly, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Plourde PharmD, Collin, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Poe, Terri, Assistant Professor (P) 2015 -

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    Pontius MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Angela, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Poore MSN, CRNP, WHNP-BC, Cynthia, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Pruitt MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Stephanie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Pryor PhD, RN, Erica, Associate Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

    Dr. Erica Pryor has a background in infection control and epidemiology. She teaches graduate level courses in epidemiology, population health, research, and statistics. A focal area for her research has been the development and evaluation of educational materials for clinicians on preparedness and response to bioterrorism and other mass casualty events. She has coauthored book chapters and journal articles on topics related to bioterrorism and disaster preparedness and response, and has lectured...

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    Purcell DNP, RN, NE-BC, Shannon, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Raju Ph.D., Dheeraj, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

    With a strong academic background in applied statistics, data mining, industrial engineering, and research, Dr. Raju has more than six years of statistical and research expertise. With the rapid increase in the amount of data that is being collected, Dr. Raju believes that data mining techniques can effectively extract expedient information. He is particularly interested in using these contemporary statistical data mining and machine learning techniques since they have not been explored in the a...

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    Ramini MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC, Sasha, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Rayburn MSN, MNA, RN, Mindy, Instructor (P) 2012 -

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    Reebals MSN, CRNP, NNP-BC, Crisi, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Reese, Alveta, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Regis MSN, RN, Kalah, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Repke MSN, CRNP, FNP, Katelyn, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Richardson MSN, RN, Jessica, Instructor (P) 2015 -

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    Riley, Arina, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Roberts MSN, RN, Lauren, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Roberts, Sherri, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Rogers, Raegan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Romundstad MSN, CRNP, AGPCNP-BC, Laura, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Sasser DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, RNFA, Jennifer, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Savage, Chris, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Scharath MSN, RN, Betty, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Scott MSN, RN, IBCLC, CPNP-PC, Kimberly, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Scott, Dana, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Scott-Collins DNP, CRNP, NP-C, Donchelle, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Selleck PhD, RN, FAAN, Cynthia, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

    Dr. Cindy Selleck’s career has centered on primary care and developing the workforce to meet the needs of our most diverse and underserved populations. She has led 45 grant funded projects to expand the number of health professionals who provide primary care, particularly in rural and inner-city underserved areas. Her deep commitment to diversity, the elimination of health disparities, and care of medically needy populations has led to the creation of innovative interprofessional programs at th...

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    Shadoan MSN, RN, Beth, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Simmons MSN,CRNP,ACNP-BC,BSN, Leslie, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Smith DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, Delaine, Instructor (P) 2012 -

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    Smith M.D., Nathan, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Smith MSN, CRNP, FNP-BC, Katrina, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Smith MSN, RN, Julie, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Smith MSN, RN, Victoria, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Snow, Michele, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Somerall DNP, CRNP, FNP-BC, D'Ann, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

    Dr. Somerall is an innovative distance education faculty member in the family nurse practitioner program where she serves as the specialty tack coordinator. She has strong interests in women's health and providing care for indigent populations. She is active in the national and state nurse practitioner.

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    Speakman DNP, RN, WHNP-BC, Catherine, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Speights MSN, RN, Monnaka, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Spencer MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, Yuliya, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Stevens, Donna, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Stewart, Caroline, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Stocks MSN, RN, Susan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Strachan DNP, CRNP, NP-C, Ashton, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Strawn MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, CCRN, Kirsten, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Swiger, Pauline, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Tancock, Lauren, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2016 -

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    Tanner MSN, CRNP, WHNP-BC, Brandy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Temple MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Alexandra, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Thomas MSN, CRNP, Aquita, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Thurston MSN, CRNA, Kesha, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Tidwell MSN, CRNP, WHCNP-BC, NP-C, Bethany, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Tilley, Megan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Tomlinson DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC, CCD, Barbara, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

    Dr. Tomlinson’s career has focused on teaching and clinical practice, with expertise in osteoporosis. Her faculty practice at UAB’s Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Clinic provides a source for clinical scholarship and for teaching NP students. Dr. Tomlinson is involved in educating nurse practitioners about osteoporosis at the local, regional and national levels. She is a Certified Clinical Densitometrist (CCD), which represents expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of osteoporosis.

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    Uehlin MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, Lauren, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Urban MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Amy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Vanterpool MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Delicia, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Verges MSN, RN, Zerlene, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Viles DNP, MSN, CRNP, ACNP-BC, CCRN, Shara, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Vinzant MSN, RN, Judith, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Wade DNP, CRNP, ANP-BC, Lenora, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Wallis DNP, RN, FNP, COI, Howard, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Walton MSN, RN, Kim, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Warman MSN, RN, CCRN, Geri-Anne, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Warren MSN, CRNA, Laqueatrece, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Washington, Kiara, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Watson, Jamonica, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Wear, Reann, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Weaver MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC, Phillip, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Weaver MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC, Samantha, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2013 -

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    Weaver MSN, RN, CNL, RN-BC, Ashley, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Wells, Rachel, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Welsh MSN, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, Andrea, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Westbrook, Jacqueline, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Whitcomb MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC, Chanley, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    White DNP, RN, NE-BC, Joseph, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2012 -

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    Williams MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC, Laurel, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Williams MSN, RN, Carolyn, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2017 -

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    Williams, Raquel, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Willoughby MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Jason, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

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    Wilson MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Joan, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Wilson, Melinda, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2019 -

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    Windsor MSN, RN, NP-C, Lauren, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Woods MSN,RN,LSSGB, Stephanie, Instructor - Clinical (P) 2019 -

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    Wooten MSN, CRNP, ANP-BC, Elizabeth, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2015 -

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    Yerdon, Amy, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2018 -

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    Zinkan, Jerri, Instructor - Adjunct (P) 2014 -

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Deaver MA, MLIS, Jill, Instructor - Adjunct (S) 2015 -

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    Durant, Nefertiti, Associate Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Elk PhD, Ronit, Professor (S) 2018 -

    Ronit Elk, PhD has recently joined the University of Alabama, Birmingham as Professor in the School of Medicine; Division of Geriatrics, Gerontology and Palliative Care, and as Associate Director of the Southeast Institute for Innovation in Palliative and Supportive Care. Her prior position was at the University of South Carolina, Columbia. Using Community Based Participatory Research, her NIH-funded research focuses on partnering with underserved populations, in particular rural African America...

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    Hites PhD, MEd, MS, Lisle, Associate Professor (S) 2013 -

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    Johns MD, PhD, MBA, Nancy, Professor - Visiting (S) 2016 -

    Nancy E. Dunlap, MD, PhD, MBA, completed her medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine in1981. She received an A.B. in Biology from Wellesley College in 1977, a Ph.D. in Microbiology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 1991, and an MBA from the Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan in 2008. She has practiced medicine in the field of pulmonary critical care for over 25 years and held executive positions in two academic medical centers, most recently as Dea...

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    King Jr MAEd, RRT, Jerry, Assistant Professor (S) 2018 -

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    Mugavero MD, MHSc, Michael, Professor (S) 2010 -

    Dr. Mugavero joined the ID faculty at UAB in 2006 and was named Project Director of the UAB 1917 Clinic Cohort a prospective, observational HIV cohort study. His research focuses on the effects of clinical, behavioral and epidemiological factors on health behaviors and outcomes in HIV patients. Dr. Mugavero serves as Associate Director for the Center for Outcomes Effectiveness Research and Education, Co-Director of the Center For AIDS Research, and Director of its Clinical Core facility.

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    Neimkin DNP, CRNA, Amy, Instructor - Adjunct (S) 2018 -

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    Perna III, Samuel, Assistant Professor (S) 2015 -

    Dr. Perna is the lead physician for Aspire Health in the greater Birmingham area. He also serves as the Medical Director of the Pediatric Palliative Care Team at Children’s of Alabama. He is an Assistant Professor of Medicine the University of Alabama – Birmingham with secondary academic appointments in Nursing and Pediatrics. Dr. Perna is a graduate of Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. He is board certified in both Family Practice and Hospice & Palliative Medicine.

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    Pernell DNP, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Brandi, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (S) 2017 -

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    Pisu Ph.D., Maria, Associate Professor (S) 2015 -

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    Qu PhD, BSN, Haiyan, Assistant Professor (S) 2016 -

    Haiyan Qu, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration in the UAB School of Health Professions. Dr. Qu’s teaches quantitative research method course in M.S. in Health Administration Programs and M.S. in Health Informatics Program.
    She currently is an investigator and methodologist for several research projects that are being conducted to address health disparities. She has published articles in Journal of General Internal Medicine, Academic Medicine, ...

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    Thompson MD, Linda, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (S) 2017 -

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    White, Jared, Assistant Professor (S) 2018 -

    Dr. Jared White completed his general surgery training and his abdominal transplant and hepatobiliary fellowship at the University of Alabama Birmingham in 2013. Dr. White was hired as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery where he specializes in all aspects of evaluating, managing, and treating patients with end stage liver disease from a transplant surgery standpoint, including management of complications of cirrhosis, management of immunosuppression, and optimization of medical ...

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Hernandez BSN, RN, Emily, Credentialed Course Instructor 2019 -

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    Hornsby, Larry, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

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