An open letter to my husband’s organ donor, by Dr. Sigrid Ladores

Sigrid Ladores, PhD, RN, PNP, CNE, is an associate professor at the UAB School of Nursing and Co-director of the School’s Nursing Honors Program. Her husband, Andrew Ladores, was born with cystic fibrosis (CF) and required a lung transplant, which he received in 2011. In recognition of National Donate Life Month, Ladores wrote an open... Continue Reading →

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Thoughts on addictions: Alcohol awareness, by Dr. Susanne Fogger

Hello and welcome to “Thoughts on addictions,” a new blog for UAB School of Nursing. In this monthly blog, I will explore the many facets of addiction — how it impacts different populations across the lifespan, signs and symptoms of addiction, available resources and the challenges we face in the future of health care. Over... Continue Reading →

Reducing the risk of accidental poisoning, by Dr. Steadman McPeters

UAB School of Nursing Assistant Professor Steadman McPeters, DNP, CPNP-AC, CRNP, RNFA is an Acute Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner and coordinator of the Pediatric Primary/Acute Care Nurse Practitioner Specialty Track. McPeters previously served on the Alabama Chapter Board of the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and is treasurer for the Alabama League for Nursing.... Continue Reading →

Endometriosis Awareness Month, By April Love

March is endometriosis awareness month, a time to raise awareness of a condition affecting millions of women worldwide. In recognition of endometriosis awareness month, UAB School of Nursing Instructor April Love, MSN, RN, RNC-OB, CNE, shares her expertise on this common condition, its symptoms, treatments and future challenges. Love’s career has focused on obstetric nursing,... Continue Reading →

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