Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Bryan Combs has been a faculty member at the UAB School of Nursing since 2013 and currently is the Director of the Nurse Practitioner Pathways. He has extensive experience in orthopedics as both a certified athletic trainer as well as a family nurse practitioner. Dr. Combs completed his doctoral work at the UAB School of Nursing in August of 2019. His dissertation focused on musculoskeletal injuries of the shoulder in commercial truck drivers.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2019 Opioid EpidemicOrthopaedic Nursing.  38:92-94. 2019
    2018 A Descriptive Study of Musculoskeletal Injuries in Long-Haul Truck Drivers: A NIOSH National SurveyWorkplace Health and Safety.  66:475-481. 2018
    2017 Truck Drivers' Use of the Internet: A Mobile Health LifelineWorkplace Health and Safety.  65:240-247. 2017
    2016 Shoulder injuries in commercial truck drivers: A literature reviewOrthopedic Nursing2016
    2016 Occupational Functionality: A Concept AnalysisWorkplace Health and Safety.  64:385-392. 2016
    2016 Stenosing tenosynovitis: Don’t pull the trigger too quicklyExpert Review of Clinical Immunology2016
    2015 Poster Presentations From the 2015 AAOHN Annual Meeting in BostonWorkplace Health and Safety.  63:427-435. 2015
    2014 Sport related concussions: What to look for and when to return them to playThe Alabama nurse2014

    Research Overview

  • Orthopedics; Occupational Health; The Industrial Athlete; Exercise Medicine; Sport Related Concussions; Family Healthcare
  • Teaching Activities

  • NFH685L - Pract I: Family Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Fall Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH618L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH686L - Pract II: Family Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019) 2019
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH685L - Pract I: Family Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH721 - Advanced Family Nursing I (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH723 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH686L - Pract II: Family Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH722 - Advanced Family Nursing II (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018) 2018
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NFH721 - Advanced Family Nursing I (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017) 2017
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2017) 2017
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Spring Term 2017) 2017
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NFH685L - Pract I: Family Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NUR614 - Assess Diag Reasoning APN Prac (Summer Term 2016) 2016
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH685L - Pract I: Family Nurse Pract (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH623 - Advanced Family Nursing III (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Summer Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH686L - Pract II: Family Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NFH686L - Pract II: Family Nurse Pract (Summer Term 2014) 2014
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NFH685L - Pract I: Family Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • Education And Training

  • Master of Nursing in Family Practice Nurse / Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012
  • Master of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2010
  • Master of Science in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, Louisiana State University System : Alexandria 2004
  • Bachelor of Education in Kinesiology and Exercise Science, University of Kentucky 2002
  • Full Name

  • Bryan Combs