The Alabama Nurses Association elected its first African American president in its 107 year history.
The organization named Dr. Lindsey Harris as its president.
The organization will induct Dr. Harris in a ceremony on the afternoon of Friday, September 25th.
According to a news release, Dr. Harris earned her bachelor of science nursing degree from Samford University, her master of science in nursing as a family nurse practitioner and her doctor of nursing practice from the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Nursing. Dr. Harris is a past president of the Birmingham Black Nurses Association, Inc. (BBNA) and a member of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA).