Positions

Overview

  • Dr. Melanie Gibbons Hallman is a leader in emergency services. Over the past 40 years, she has served in multiple roles in the emergency services arena. Early in her career, she was a paramedic/firefighter; and later served as an emergency registered nurse, emergency-trauma clinical nurse specialist, the assistant director of a Level-1 academic trauma center ED and as an active emergency nurse practitioner (ENP) for the past 27 years. She was Director and lead-NP provider for the City of Birmingham’s nurse-managed occupational health / urgent care clinic for 15 years. She championed development of the ENP subspecialty at The University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) School of Nursing, where she is an Assistant Professor teaching in masters and doctoral education, and serves as ENP subspecialty co-coordinator. Dr. Hallman holds certifications in three nurse practitioner specialties. She holds a BSN, two MSN’s, four certificates, and a DNP degree from UAB.
    Dr. Hallman is a founding member of AAENP, served as Alabama State Representative for four years and currently serves on the board of directors with election to president of the organization beginning in 2022. She is a Fellow of the Academy of Emergency Nursing and has served in multiple leadership roles at local, state and national levels of the Emergency Nurses Association since 1988. She was inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2021.
    Dr. Hallman has a long-standing professional commitment to the prehospital EMS community. She served as content expert for Birmingham Fire and Rescue Services for their community wellness initiatives, an appointed member of the City of Birmingham Mayor’s EMS Advisory Committee and is Chair of the Jefferson State Community College EMS Education Advisory Committee. She was the first appointed Chief Nurse for the federally coordinated National Disaster Medical System in Alabama. Dr. Hallman has a heart for medically underserved populations and has served as a provider with international medical mission teams totaling seven tours in Guyana, South America, and Sudan, Africa.
    Dr. Hallman’s extensive experience and long-term commitment to the emergency services field greatly benefits patients, students, emergency services providers and professional organizations. She is committed to educating safe, compassionate, high-quality prehospital providers, advanced practice nursing professionals and DNP leaders.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2022 Disaster Response-A Global Concern: Are You Prepared to Care for Victims of Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear Attacks?Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal2022
    2022 Guest Editorial: Collaboration Yields 2021 ENP CompetenciesAdvanced Emergency Nursing Journal.  44:75-77. 2022
    2021 Telehealth simulation: Nurse practitioner student immersion in the emergency provider roleJournal of Nursing Education.  60:598-599. 2021
    2020 Viral Meningitis: A Pediatric Case StudyAdvanced Emergency Nursing Journal.  42:254-261. 2020
    2020 Application of Bleeding Control Training in Occupational SettingsWorkplace Health and Safety.  68:209-213. 2020
    2020 Telephone simulation: An intradisciplinary simulation for nursing educationJournal of Nursing Education.  59:57. 2020
    2019 Visual Performance and Occupational Safety Among Aging WorkersWorkplace Health and Safety.  67:506-511. 2019
    2016 Evaluation and treatment of the acutely injured workerThe Nurse Practitioner2016
    2016 Evaluation and treatment of the acutely injured workerNurse Practitioner.  41:51-54. 2016
    Think global, act local: Educating future nursing workforce using rural community-academic partnerships to address social determinants of health with service learningPublic Health Nursing

    Chapter

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Chemical and biological weapons.  551-i. 2021
    2021 Vulnerable populations in the emergency setting.  641-i. 2021
    2019 Wound identification and physical abuse.  107-138. 2019
    2018 Bruises and burns 2018
    2018 Burns: Classification and severity 2018
    2018 Dental emergencies 2018
    2018 Domestic violence 2018
    2018 Sexual assault 2018
    1994 Respiratory emergencies 1994

    Research Overview

  • Teaching: Graduate Nursing Education: Emergency Nurse Practitioner, Occupational Health and Doctor of Nursing Practice. Research Interests: Emergency Services (pre-hospital and emergency department trauma care and prevention, disaster management, NP/MD partnerships, interdisciplinary team dynamics); Occupational Health (fire and first-responder safety and education); Access to Care for Underserved Populations (Local, National, International)
  • Principal Investigator On

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    Teaching Activities

  • NEN618L - Focus Adv Emergency Nur Spec (Summer Term 2020)
  • NEN618L - Focus Adv Emergency Nur Spec (Summer Term 2021)
  • NEN621 - Advanced Emergency Nursing I (Fall Term 2017)
  • NEN621 - Advanced Emergency Nursing I (Fall Term 2020)
  • NEN621 - Advanced Emergency Nursing I (Fall Term 2021)
  • NEN622 - Advanced Emergency Nursing II (Spring Term 2020)
  • NEN622 - Advanced Emergency Nursing II (Spring Term 2021)
  • NEN622 - Advanced Emergency Nursing II (Spring Term 2022)
  • NEN685L - Practicum I: Adv Emer Nur Prac (Fall Term 2017)
  • NEN685L - Practicum I: Adv Emer Nur Prac (Fall Term 2018)
  • NEN685L - Practicum I: Adv Emer Nur Prac (Fall Term 2019)
  • NEN685L - Practicum I: Adv Emer Nur Prac (Fall Term 2020)
  • NEN685L - Practicum I: Adv Emer Nur Prac (Fall Term 2021)
  • NEN686L - Practicum II: Adv Emer Nur Pra (Spring Term 2018)
  • NEN686L - Practicum II: Adv Emer Nur Pra (Spring Term 2019)
  • NEN686L - Practicum II: Adv Emer Nur Pra (Spring Term 2020)
  • NEN686L - Practicum II: Adv Emer Nur Pra (Spring Term 2021)
  • NEN686L - Practicum II: Adv Emer Nur Pra (Spring Term 2022)
  • NFH621 - Family Nurse Practitioner I (Spring Term 2014)
  • NFH622 - Family Nurse Practitioner II (Spring Term 2016)
  • NFH685L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Spring Term 2013)
  • NFH685L - Pract I: Family Nurse Pract (Spring Term 2014)
  • NFH686L - Prac:Family Nurse Practitioner (Summer Term 2013)
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Fall Term 2013)
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Summer Term 2020)
  • NFH692L - Residency: Family Nurs Pract (Summer Term 2020)
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Fall Term 2020)
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Fall Term 2021)
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Spring Term 2020)
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Spring Term 2021)
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Spring Term 2022)
  • NUR003 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Summer Term 2020)
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2017)
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Fall Term 2018)
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2018)
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Spring Term 2019)
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2018)
  • NUR004 - UAB Hospital Orientation- CRNA (Summer Term 2019)
  • NUR004 - UAB Nursing Orientation (Fall Term 2019)
  • NUR323L - Concepts Behav Health Nur Prac (Summer Term 2014)
  • NUR326 - Concepts in Adult Health Nur I (Summer Term 2016)
  • NUR427L - Concepts of Complex Nur Pract (Fall Term 2014)
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Fall Term 2014)
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Fall Term 2015)
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Fall Term 2016)
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Spring Term 2015)
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Spring Term 2016)
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Spring Term 2017)
  • NUR429L - Cncpts Comm/Publ Hlth Nur Prac (Summer Term 2017)
  • NUR510L - Clinical Practice Communities (Fall Term 2016)
  • NUR510L - Clinical Practice Communities (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR514L - Health Assess Adv Generalist (Spring Term 2017)
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2015)
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Fall Term 2016)
  • NUR604 - Ldrship in Adv Nur Prac Roles (Summer Term 2017)
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2018)
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2018)
  • NUR610 - Hlth Care Sys for Adv Nur Prac (Summer Term 2019)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Fall Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Fall Term 2019)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2015)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2016)
  • NUR612 - Advanced Pathophysiology (Summer Term 2016)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2013)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2014)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2017)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Fall Term 2017)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2013)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2015)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2016)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2017)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2018)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2018)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2019)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2019)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2020)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Spring Term 2020)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Summer Term 2013)
  • NUR613 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics (Summer Term 2013)
  • NUR616L - Focus Adv Nur Prac Specializat (Spring Term 2016)
  • NUR690 - Indep Study in Nursing (Summer Term 2019)
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Fall Term 2019)
  • NUR691 - Indep Study Clinical Nursing (Spring Term 2020)
  • NUR737 - Interdscipln Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2019)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2020)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Fall Term 2021)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2021)
  • NUR737 - Interprof Ldrship Role Dev (Summer Term 2021)
  • NUR739L - Scholarly Practice Project (Summer Term 2015)
  • Education And Training

  • Certificate in Nursing Education, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2015
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2012
  • Master of Nursing in Family Practice Nurse / Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1995
  • Master of Nursing in Adult Health Nurse / Nursing, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1990
  • Bachelor of Nursing in Registered Nursing / Registered Nurse, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1983
  • Full Name

  • Melanie Hallman