Louanne Friend, PhD, MN, RN

Louanne Friend, PhD, MN, RN — Associate Professor, Assistant Residency Director

Dr. Louanne Friend is an associate professor in the Department of Community Medicine and Population Health. She is also the Assistant Residency Director for Research and Quality Improvement for the University of Alabama Tuscaloosa Family Medicine Residency, one of the largest in the country. Friend's expertise includes cardiovascular critical care, emergency department risk management and nursing leadership. Her funded research targets the screening, diagnosis, and treatment of hyperextension in Alabama. In addition to her research publications, Friend has authored book chapters related to nursing theory and nursing leadership.

(205) 348-6753  mlfriend@ua.edu