Patricia A. Patrician, PhD, RN, FAAN, is the Donna Brown Banton Endowed Professor in the UAB School of Nursing. She joined the UAB faculty in August 2008 after having served 26 years in the US Army Nurse Corps, where she held clinical, administrative, educational, and research positions. Her final position prior to military retirement was Chief, Department of Nursing Science, Academy of Health Sciences, Ft. Sam Houston (San Antonio), TX. At UAB, she teaches in the Nursing and Health Systems Administration and PhD Programs.

Research/Clinical/Teaching Expertise and Interest

Nursing work environments, nursing care quality, nursing sensitive indicators, staffing and patient and nurse outcomes, patient safety, medication administration errors, inpatinet falls, shared governance, circadian misalignment in night shift nurses, cognition in ciircadian misalignment, data driven decision making for nurse managers and leaders