Dr. Linda Moneyham

Dr. Linda Moneyham has devoted her career to nursing practice, education, and research. She is Senior Associate Dean and Professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Her scientific and professional work emphasizes two aims: empowering women with HIV living in rural areas to cope and to develop self-care skills, and mentoring minority and disadvantaged students preparing to become scientific and practice leaders in nursing. Her commitment to these two aims is reflected in her being awarded more than $8M in funding from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Center on Minority Health and Disparities (NCMHD), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR).

Dr. Moneyham has published, as primary or contributing author, more than 100 scientific articles and book chapters. Her dedication to the nursing profession in Alabama was demonstrated through her leadership as Coordinator of the Joint University of Alabama System Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. She has received multiple honors and awards recognizing her work on behalf of nursing research and practice. Dr. Moneyham received the Minority Health Research Award from the Southern Nursing Research Society, and she was named a Top 100 Legacy Leader by the Indiana University School of Nursing. Being awarded the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Charles Barkley Excellence in Mentoring Award and the Graduate Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring speaks to her commitment to mentoring future nurse practitioners and researchers.

As an intellectual leader in nursing, a highly regarded researcher, and a dedicated mentor, Linda Moneyham has made extraordinary contributions to the nursing profession in Alabama, nationally, and internationally.