Martha Dawson, DNP, assistant professor at the UAB School of Nursing, has been elected to serve as the president of the National Black Nurses Association. She will serve a two-year term.
"I firmly support NBNA's commitment to serve African American communities, increase the number of African American nurses, and improve equity, equality and inclusivity in health education, service, practice and research," Dawson said.
Dawson will be the organization's 13th president. Dawson is also a member of the Birmingham Black Nurses Association chapter of NBNA.