Julie Hughes Joins School of Nursing Faculty at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean Alumni, Health, News, Nursing

Julie Hughes

MOBILE, Ala. – Pediatric nurse practitioner Julie Hughes, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, has joined the faculty of the School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions at the University of Mobile. Hughes has been named assistant professor of nursing and simulation coordinator, and will direct simulation education in the university’s new Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice.

Hughes is a 2001 graduate of the University of Mobile and holds a Bachelor of Science in nursing. She earned a Master of Science in Nursing, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner from the University of South Alabama.

She has served as a pediatric nurse practitioner at Enterprise Medical Clinic and Dothan Pediatric Clinic. She has taught as an adjunct instructor for the University of Mobile School of Nursing.

Hughes has held memberships in the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners and Baptist Nursing Fellowship. She is active in the Bay Minette, Alabama, community, where her husband serves as pastor at Southside Baptist Church.


About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in 77 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean

Kathy is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist with a strong background in strategic communications, feature writing/story-telling, copywriting and editing. She serves as assistant vice president for university communications. Kathy joined the University of Mobile marketing/public relations staff in 1993 and has earned awards for writing, public relations and advertising, including twice receiving the grand prize for feature writing from the Baptist Communicators Association. She serves on the board of the John M. Will Scholarship Foundation, awarding scholarships to promising student journalists; and is a member of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, Baptist Communicators Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Kathy lives in Daphne with her husband, Chuck, who earned his M.B.A. from University of Mobile. They have two children and two grandchildren.