Grant Faculty and Staff
The overall direction for this project is provided by Christine Mueller, Project Director, and supported with three project faculty. Together, these four faculty members will:
- Conduct regional workshops with Schools of Nursing and their partner nursing homes
- Lead Faculty Learning About Geriatrics (FLAG) sessions about clinical teaching in nursing homes, and
- Develop online modules about clinical teaching in nursing homes
These faculty have extensive experience with clinical teaching in nursing homes and are certified in gerontological nursing or adult health nursing.
Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN
Project Director, Professor and Co-director of the MnHCGNE email@example.com 612-626-4922. Dr. Mueller is the Project Director for this HRSA grant, overseeing the implementation of the project. She teaches gerontological nursing and long-term care nursing administration in both graduate and undergraduate programs and recently received a national award as the Outstanding Faculty Member in Gerontological Nursing Education. Her career has focused on improving the care of elders living in nursing homes and her research focuses on factors that can influence quality of nursing home care such as nurse staffing, care delivery systems, and the role of the nurse and nursing home culture change. Dr. Mueller is certified by the ANCC in gerontological nursing and nursing administration. She is on the board of directors for the American Association of Nurse Assessment Coordinators and the Pioneer Network
Mary Goering, MS, RN-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor firstname.lastname@example.org 612-624-2404 Ms. Goering is a faculty member for this project. She is part of the team that plans and conducts regional workshops, FLAG enhancement sessions, and develops online modules. She also assists with designing the evaluation tools for the project.
Fang Yu, PhD, GNP-BC, RN
Assistant Professor email@example.com 612-625-7180 Dr. Yu is a faculty member for this project. She is a boardcertifiedertified Gerontological nurse practitioner and has been an Assistant Professor at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing since 2006. Dr. Yu had worked in a variety of clinical settings as a registered nurse and has been developing aerobic exercise intervention to improve cognitive, functional, and behavioral symptoms in older adults with Alzheimer's disease.
Jean Wyman, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FAAN, FGSA
firstname.lastname@example.org; 612-624-2132 Dr. Wyman assists the primary faculty ensuring the workshops, enhancement sessions, and modules address the unique aspects of clinical teaching in nursing homes for schools of nursing that are with the tribal colleges as well as educates students about care of American Indian elders.
Debra Wingert, PhD
Director of Educational Development, email@example.com 612-625-3405. Dr. Wingert, a consultant from the University of Minnesota Center for Teaching and Learning, works with the project faculty to develop the evaluation strategies and tools for this project.Her responsibilities at the U of M include teaching classes, courses, and workshops on instructional design, development and evaluation since 1986.
Barbara Mullikin, MS, BS, GDH
Project Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org 612-626-8916 Ms. Mullikin coordinates the logistics for this project, including creating materials for the workshops and website, developing publicity materials related to project activities, and maintaining the project database.