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    Allison Jones PhD, RN, CCNS, Co-Director

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

    A three-time UAB graduate, Dr. 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 predominant teaching responsibility is within the pediatric nurse practitioner track of the graduate clinical program. He also maintai...

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    Kristin Ashley, Retention Co-Coordinator

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    Leigh Bray PhD, RN, CNL, Honors Program Co-Director

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    Lynn Nichols PhD, RN-BC, SANE, Coordinator of the School of Nursing Archives

    Dr. Lynn Nichols specializes in maternal-child health, and has extensive experience with curriculum development, program evaluation, strategic planning and online instruction. She is committed to the utilization of high-impact practices to foster student engagement. She is interested in leadership development and team building in faculty work groups and facilitating the professional development of faculty. Her topics of interest include: interprofessional collaborative care, BSN roles in primar...

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    Aaron Ainsworth, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Abigail Freeman, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Alexandra Armstrong MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Alexandra Fowler, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Alftan Turner, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Alicia Cunningham MSN, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Alicia Standridge, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Alveta Reese MSN, RN, OCN, CPC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Amanda Flaherty DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P)

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

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    Amanda Hood, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

    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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    Amy Neimkin DNP, CRNA, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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

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    Andrew Loehr DNP, RN, CPNP-PC, Assistant Professor (P)

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    Andrew Sullivan, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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

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    Ashlee Green, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Ashlee Price, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Ashley Ball, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Ashley Thomas, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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

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    Autumn Burns MSN, CRNP, FNP-C, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Benjamin McMichael, Associate Professor (P)

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

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    Bonny Joly MSN, CCRN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Bradley Page, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Brandi Thomas, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Breanna Bryant, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

    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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    Brian McNiel, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Brittany Denson MSN, CRNA, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Brooke Vining, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Bryan Combs PhD, CRNP-Faculty, FNP-BC, CNL, ATC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

    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.

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

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    Caitlin Lett, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Camille Estrella MSN, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Cari Gelderman, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Carly Hawkins MSN, BA, CRNP, CPHON, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Caroline Lafon, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Carolyn Curry, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Cassandra Cobb MSN, CRNP, FNP, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Cassidy Black MSN, CRNP, CPNP-AC/PC, CPN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Cassie Perry, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Catherine Brown MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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

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

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    Cecilia Ohman, Instructor (P)

    Acute Care Nurse Practitioner practices full-time in Orthopedic Surgery
    Performing office visits and Registered Nurse First-Assist duties in OR in Acute Orthopedic Trauma Service
    Works in Regional Referral Center/Community Hospital in Washington State serving rural/agricultural/recreational and geriatric populations
    Proud UAB ulumni
    Proud Alumnus of Samford University, Birmingham, AL - Nurse Educator, worked in academic advising, recruiting/marketing, FYI, service learning, Adul...

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    Celestine Parker MSN, CRNP, NP-C, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Charman Harper, MSN MSN, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Chelsey Kahler MSN, CRNP, AGNP-C, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Chinyere Buchi-Ahiabuike, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Christopher Hickman, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Christy Greenhalgh, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Christy Martin, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Claudine Feig, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Collin Plourde PharmD, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Connie White-Williams, Associate Professor (P)

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    Constance Hendricks, Professor - Adjunct (P) 2021 -

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    Corina Picchiottino, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Courtney Hall, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Cynthia Bass, Assistant Professor - Clinical (P)

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    Cynthia Cleveland, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Cynthia Selleck PhD, RN, FNP, FAAN, Professor - Emeritus (P)

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

    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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    Dana Scott, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Dana Teschel, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

    Dr. David H. James is a certified Clinical Nurse Specialist. He completed his Bachelor of Science in Nursing; Master of Science in Nursing; and his Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) from University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing. In addition to his nursing degrees, he has obtained his Master’s in Healthcare Quality & Safety degree from UAB’s School of Health Professionals. He holds certifications related to professional development and quality improvement. He has over twen...

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    Deborah McGuire, Professor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Dekozlymn Anderson, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Demechiko French, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Dianna Goreth, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Disha Patel MSN, RN, CNE, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Dongsheng Shi, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Donna Stevens, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Doreen Harper PhD, RN, FAAN, Professor 2022 -

    Dr. Harper is Dean and Fay B. Ireland Endowed Chair in Nursing in the UAB School of Nursing. She also serves as Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/World Health Organization (WHO) Collaborating Center on International Nursing at UAB, one of ten centers in the United States that focus on nursing education to improve the care for children and families through global outreach. Dr. Harper's scholarly work breaks new ground in joint academic/service partnerships for nursing workfo...

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

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    Ebony Harris, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Edward Youn, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Eileen Meyer DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Elizabeth Munoz, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P)

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    Elliot Barnwell, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Erin Currie MSN, RN, PhD, RN, CPLC, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Ethan Dungan MSN, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Fatima Gonzalez, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Felecia Brown, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Frank Wiser MPA, CPE, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

    Mr. Wiser has been involed in grants and contracts administration in both university and nonprofit settings for 19 years. He is well respected within the School of Nursing and at the instiutional level for his research administration prowess. Mr. Wiser has helped develop a model grant and contract office within the school of nursing's office of research and scholarship to directly support faculty research, education and training, clinical practice, and scholarship endeavors.

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

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    Grace Spencer, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Haley Stanford, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Hannah Ammons, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Harold Cooper MSN, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

    Originally from Birmingham, AL, Matt attended undergraduate nursing studies in the Mid-Atlantic region where he practiced as an RN taking care of patients recovering from traumatic brain injuries, strokes, and other medical illnesses. He attended graduate school at UAB and worked as the charge nurse in the adult acute inpatient psychiatric unit at UAB hospital. After completing graduate school he worked in geriatrics caring for older adults in skilled nursing facilities before coming to the UA...

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    Heather Buffington DNP, CRNP, NP-C, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Heather Hyde, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Heidi Martin, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Holly Hattaway, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Isuan Iriabho, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Jabrell Player MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jacqueline Westbrook MSN, RN-BC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jacquelyn Lambert-Davis, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Jaenelle Grace, Instructor (P)

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

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    Jana Amberson, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Jasmine Hodges MA, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jasmine McKinley, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jason Brown, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jean Gordon DBA, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jean Johnson, Professor - Visiting (P)

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    Jennie McClain, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Jennifer Frank PhD, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

    Dr. Frank's efforts are divided between her positions as Grants Development Specialist for the School's Office of Research and Scholarship and Project Manager for the NEPQR HRSA award, “Interprofessional Collaborative Practice at the PATH Clinic”. In the ORS, Dr Frank offers assistance with grant writing and manuscript preparation to faculty. She has research/scholarly interests in cognitive symptoms in breast cancer survivors and in management of Type 1 Diabetes in emerging adults with no insur...

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    Jennifer Geeter-Williams, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Jeremy Blount, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jessica Bumpus PhD, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jessica Lockhart, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jessica Richardson DNP, CRNP, PMHNP-BC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    John Di Giacomo, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Jolisa Watson MSN, CRNP, AGNP-C, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Joni Hall, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Joseph Pellegrini, Professor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Joshua Elledge, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P)

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    Joshua Thornsberry, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Julia Gray, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Julie Jones, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Julie Schexnayder, Assistant Professor - Visiting (P)

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

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

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

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    Karyn Nicholson, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Katherine Thompson, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Kathleen Sorabella, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Kathryn Bivens, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Katrice Lowe, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Kayla Hall, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Kayla Mays, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Keaton Ashmead, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

    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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    Kelly Jones, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Kelly Pinion, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Kelsey Pocock, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Keri Hyde DNP, CRNP, FNP, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Keri Moon MSN, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Kerry Varner, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Khiry Smith, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Kiara Washington MSN, CRNP, AGPCNP-C, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Kimberly Froelich, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P)

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    Kimberly Langner, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Kristen Steele, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    LaDana Williams, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Latoya Carstarphen, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Laura Snook, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Lauren Leonard, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Lauren Roberts MSN, RN, PMHNP-BC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Lauren Tancock, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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

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

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    Leanne Peoples, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Lee Ann Nelson, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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

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

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    Lianne Grice, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Linda Johnson MSN, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Linda Thompson MD, Professor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Lindsey Hocutt, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Lisa Buchanon, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Lisa Mattox DNP, RN, PMHN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Lori Hicks-Glazner, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Lucia Juarez MA, BS, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Lydia Casey, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Macon Overton, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Marc Bloomston, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Marcus Debiasi, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Maria Calhoun, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Mariel Miller MSN, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Mary Degges DNP, RN, CNS, CNL, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Matalia Conner, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Matthew Pate BS, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Megan Tilley, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Melinda Wilson, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Melissa Marine, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Meredith Guthrie, Instructor - Clinical (P)

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    Meredith Hiatt, Assistant Professor - Adjunct (P)

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

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    Pamela Files MSN, CRNP, WHNP-BC, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Rachel Mendonca-Hasenbein, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Raquel Williams MSN, CRNP, CNL, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Rebecca Howard, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    S. Dawn Bulgarella, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

    S. Dawn Bulgarella, MSHA, CPA, is the Senior Associate Dean for Administration and Finance. In this role Ms. Bulgarella is chief fiscal and operating officer of the medical school. Her administrative functions encompass space planning, fiscal affairs and human resource management on a state budget of $100 million and a research budget of approximately $274 million.

    Ms. Bulgarella received her undergraduate degree from the University of Alabama in 1986 and was licensed as a Certified Pub...

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

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    Shane Garner, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Sharli Gaston, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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    Tiffany Cooley DNP, RN, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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    Tiffany Ervin DNP, CRNP, ANP-C, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

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

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

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

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    Wendy McConville, Instructor - Adjunct (P)

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Anand Iyer, Assistant Professor (S)

    Dr. Iyer is a pulmonary-critical physician and geriatrics-palliative care researcher in the UAB Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine. He is UAB's first recipient of the Paul B. Beeson Emerging Leaders Career Development Award in Aging (K76) and works to integrate geriatrics and palliative care for people living with serious respiratory illnesses and their care partners. He is the founder of @pallipulm and @geripulm and works to bridge the fields of pulmonary medicine, pall...

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

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    Dawn Taylor Peterson, Associate Professor (S)

    Dawn Taylor Peterson is an Associate Professor in the School of Medicine, Department of Medical Education and in the School of Health Professions, Department of Health Services Administration. She holds a PhD in Instructional Design, as well as an Educational Specialist degree and a Master of Arts in Education. She completed her initial simulation training and the Advanced Comprehensive Instructor Course at the Center for Medical Simulation in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Dr. Peterson is also a Te...

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    Haiyan Qu PhD, BSN, Assistant Professor (S)

    Haiyan Qu, Ph.D, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Health Services Administration in the UAB School of Health Professions. Dr. Qu has taught quantitative research methods in M.S. in Health Administration Program for 12 years, and quantitative methods in M.S. in Health Informatics Program for six years.

    She has been an investigator and methodologist for 29 research projects. Her research interests focus on health disparities. She has published articles in Journal of Genera...

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    Jared White, Assistant Professor (S)

    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 ...

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    Jeffrey Dobyns, Associate Professor - Adjunct (S)

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

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

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    Lisa Zubkoff, Associate Professor (S)

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

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    Ronit Elk PhD, Professor (S)

    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...

  • Non-faculty Academic Position

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    Kelsey Price, Adjunct Instructor 2021 -

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    Larry Hornsby, Credentialed Course Instructor 2018 -

  • Organization Within