Dr. Lindsey Harris is Creating Black History in Alabama
Dr. Lindsey Harris
I believe that nurses are the true spirit of a health care system. I’ve had my fair share of encounters with nurses while being a caregiver to my parents. Not only do nurses provide medical attention, but they also offer comfort as well. Nurses are amazing. Dr. Lindsey Harris truly has a passion for nursing and helping others along the journey as well.
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Lindsey completed the Bachelor of Science in Nursing and minor in Business at Samford University. She finished her Master of Science in Nursing with a focus in family practice and Doctor of Nursing Practice from the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
She is currently working as an Inpatient Glycemic Management Nurse Practitioner at the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital. Lindsey is also actively involved in working within the community as the past President of the Birmingham Black Nurses Association Inc. She is the first person of color to be named President of the Alabama State Nurses Association in 107 years. Dr. Harris felt that her journey to this position as a Black woman is about change, progression, and forward motion. It excites her that she can be that person to inspire someone else to pursue their dreams.
She enjoys spending time with her family and volunteering her time toward helping others. As a former collegiate athlete, Lindsey continues to enjoy working out and traveling the world.
Dr. Harris has been recognized by her colleagues and professional organizations receiving several honors and awards throughout her nursing career. She has received awards from the National Black Nurses Association as the National Black Advance Practice Nurse of the Year and the National Black Staff Nurse of the Year. She has also received the Living Legacy Award from Samford University and the Joann Barnett Compassionate Care Award from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing, just to name a few.
She is a mentor to many, and she enjoys helping others along the way. Her nursing career has been dedicated to promoting the profession of nursing during these ever-changing times and improving outcomes for those we serve.
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