Joanne Disch

A living legend

Professor ad Honorem Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, received the American Academy of Nursing’s highest honor at a Nov. 1 ceremony in Washington, D.C. Disch served as interim dean and director of the Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership.
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 Clinical Associate Professor Sripriya Rajamani & Associate Professor Karen Monsen

Two nursing faculty named to inaugural class of AMIA Fellows
Associate Professor Karen Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAMIA, and Clinical Associate Professor Sripriya Rajamani, PhD, MPH, MBBS, FAMIA, were two of the 130 Fellows included in the inaugural class.
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Kuei-Min Chen

School of Nursing alum receives Distinguished Leadership Award
When Minneapolis Firefighter Wayne Jenderny was dispatched to a report of a cyclist injury the 911 dispatch operator informed him that a passerby was on scene and would alert his crew to the injured cyclist’s location. He received more than that when he arrived.
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Katie Huffling, executive director of the Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments, will be talking about the environment, health disparities and opportunities for action at a Nov. 29 event sponsored by the School of Nursing.
Associate Professor Emerita Bonnie Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, has been named the 2018 recipient of the Virginia K. Saba Informatics Award from the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA).
For the third consecutive year, the University of Minnesota School of Nursing has been recognized with the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine. The HEED Award honors U.S. nursing, medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, veterinary, and other health schools and centers that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Associate Professor Kristine Talley, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, and Clinical Assistant Professor Mary DeGrote Goering, PhD, RN-BC have been selected as a Distinguished Educator in Gerontological Nursing by the National Hartford Center of Gerontological Nursing Excellence.

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