Nursing Graduate Programs

Academic Department


Faculty Administrative Position

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    Kelley Borella DNP, CRNP, WHNP-BC, Director - Nurse Practitioner Pathway MSN Program

    Dr. Stallworth has been an instructor in the UAB School of Nursing since 2012. Prior to accepting this position, she worked as a Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, providing care to underserved women in the Birmingham area. She earned her DNP in April 2014, from UAB, with a focus on sexually transmitted disease education and awareness for children and adolescents.

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    Rebecca Suttle DNP, CRNP, AGACNP-BC, Director - Nurse Practitioner Pathway DNP Program

    Dr. Rebecca D. Suttle is a certified Adult-Gero Acute Care Nurse Practitioner and an Instructor at the UAB School of Nursing. She spent her early nursing career working with bone marrow transplant patients and went on to practice as a nurse practitioner seeing hematology-oncology patients in the acute care setting. While practicing and teaching in an adjunct role, she completed her Doctorate in Nursing Practice degree and then transitioned to a full-time educator position, joining the faculty at...

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    Sabrina Kopf DNP, CRNP, ACNP-BC, Co-Coordinator of Adult Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track

    Dr. Sabrina Kopf is a Board Certified Acute Care Nurse Practitioner. She has spent most of her Nurse Practitioner career working with advanced heart failure patients and solid organ transplant candidates and recipients. She currently has a faculty practice with the Division of Infectious Disease. Her research interest is improving vaccine uptake in solid organ transplant candidates & recipients and improving access to care utilizing telehealth. She is an Assistant Professor in the Adult-Gero Ac...

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    Sherita Etheridge MSN, CRNP, CPNP-PC, Specialty Track Coordinator - Pediatric Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Track

    Mrs. Sherita Etheridge is a full-time instructor for UAB School of Nursing. She is a certified pediatric primary care nurse practitioner. She is currently a member of National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners. She has fifteen years of pediatric nursing experience. She has worked as adjunct faculty for 6 years before excepting a full-time faculty position. She teaches in the pediatric dual option nurse practitioner program, pediatric primary care nurse practitioner program and ...

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    Marguerite Kinney, Professor - Emeritus (P)

  • Faculty Secondary Appointments

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    Mona Fouad M.D., M.P.H., Assistant Professor (S)

    Dr. Fouad is recognized nationally as a leader in health disparities research and is a member of the NIH National Advisory Council on Minority Health and Health Disparities. She is PI on numerous federally funded projects that bring in over $51 million and Co-PI on additional grants worth approximately $20 million. Most of this funding has a common theme of improving health and preventing disease in minorities.

    Dr. Fouad is PI for the CDC-funded center entitled, Racial and Ethnic Approa...

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    Vithal Ghanta PhD, Professor (S)

    I am originally from Southern part of India and came to Duke University to study for my Ph.D. in Biochemistry. I was very lonely at Duke and went through a major cultural shock — my English was not fluent and also, because I am a vegetarian, I didn’t know what or where to eat. I transferred to Southern Illinois University and worked with an outstanding scientist and very friendly group of graduate students. I received my Ph.D. in Biochemistry there; my project dealt with organisms and mechanisms...

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