Nursing Research & Scholarship

Department

People

Faculty Administrative Position

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    Andres Azuero PhD, MBA, Program Director

    Dr. Azuero's focus is on the design, management, and analysis of clinical trials and health interventions, and the use of statistical and machine learning techniques for modeling personalized treatment response and observational data. He specializes in a broad spectrum of classical statistical and machine learning techniques. He collaborates in several research projects within and outside UAB.

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    David Vance PhD, MGS, MS, Interim Director ORS

    Dr. David Vance is a Professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing and psychologist actively pursuing research in positive and negative neuroplasticity, neurocognitive aging, neurocognitive remediation, aging with HIV, and more recently neurocognition in cancer survivors. With a passion for successful cognitive aging and for mentoring scientific leaders, Dr. Vance’s work has resulted in +350 publications (+280 peer-reviewed publications) including numerous book ch...

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    Ellen Smith, Assistant Dean for Research and Scholarship

    Ellen M. Lavoie Smith, PhD, MSN, RN, AOCN®, FAAN, is a Professor, Assistant Dean for Research and Scholarship, and the Marie O’Koren Endowed Chair at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing. Dr. Smith has lectured nationally and internationally regarding multiple cancer-related topics and has published 90 peer-reviewed manuscripts. Her research is well recognized as pioneering and pivotal in identifying interventions for chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN), ...

  • Non-academic Position

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    Angelique Mcclure, Program Manager I 2021 -

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    Bernice Dunklin, Program Manager II 2010 -

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    Daniel Roberts, Program Manager II 2015 -

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    Lauren Antia, Program Manager II 1999 -

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    Meg Bruck MSHI, Program Manager II 2014 -

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    Megan Cardenas, Program Manager I 2022 -

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    Mustafa Yildiz, Statistician I 2022 -

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    Sarah Khalidi, Data Analyst 2021 -

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