Please note: The 2021 Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame will be postponed until fall of 2023, due to circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. Nominations for the 2023 Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame will be accepted through December 1, 2022. Nomination criteria can be found here.

A candidate to the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame should have, by his or her work and accomplishments, brought honor and fame to the profession of nursing. The candidate should have significant connections to the state of Alabama through his or her career or residency.
In addition to supportive materials, the following information is required for nomination of each nominee:

  • Name of individual nominated for induction.
  • Nominee’s place of residence.*
  • Nominee’s telephone number.*
    * or living family member
  • Nominee’s field or position in or for nursing.
  • Nominee’s distinctive work and/or accomplishments and their impact on nursing care and/or the profession of nursing.
  • The individual or organization presenting this nomination.
  • Signature, date, address, telephone of the nominator.
  • Two letters of support.

Please fill out the online Inductee Nomination Form available here. If you would prefer to mail in your nomination, please email Rosemary Russell ( to request a PDF version of the form. When possible, supporting material should also be included, such as biographical sketches, resume, articles, and/or other printed reference materials. The deadline for submitting nominations for the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame Class of 2022 is December 1, 2021.

The selection of honorees shall be by ballot of the Hall of Fame Selection Committee and results submitted to all members of the Alabama Nursing Hall of Fame Board.  The selection committee carefully reviews each nomination. The number of nominations may vary from year to year. All selected inductees will be honored at a black-tie induction ceremony and dinner held in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Candidate nomination materials should be forwarded to:
Rosemary Russell
Communications Specialist
The University of Alabama
Capstone College of
Nursing Box 870358
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0358
– or –
Fax: (205) 348-5559
For more information, or if you have any questions, please call (205) 348-7429.