University of Mobile Alumna Dr. Julie Seals Joins College of Health Professions as Assistant Professor of Nursing

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MOBILE, Ala. – Dr. Julie Seals has been named assistant professor of nursing in the School of Nursing in the University of Mobile College of Health Professions.

For Seals, it’s a return to her alma mater after a career that included experience in a surgical intensive care unit, healthcare education, family practice and a special interest in the treatment and management of diabetes.

“In addition to a wide range of experiences and advanced study, Julie brings an appreciation for and understanding of the value of Christian higher education for students who are preparing for careers in the healthcare field,” said Rita Croom, dean of the College of Health Professions and assistant vice president for academic partnerships.

Seals earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing from University of Mobile and began her career in a surgical intensive care unit (SICU). She taught a vocational program for aspiring medical professionals at North Baldwin Center for Technology.

She holds a Master of Science in family nurse practitioner from University of South Alabama and a Doctor of Nursing Practice in family practice with a focus on chronic disease self-management University of South Alabama.

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Rivers Brunson

Rivers is an experienced writer and an alumna of University of Mobile. She graduated in 2015 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Communication. She returned to University of Mobile professionally as marketing communications specialist in 2017. She also hosts a podcast with Bellum Creative Group called Due South about Southern arts and culture. A Grove Hill, Alabama native, Rivers fell in love with the city of Mobile as an undergraduate student and now calls it home; however she takes frequent trips to see her family who are NAMB church planters in Livingston, Montana. She has a lovable golden retriever named Cooper.