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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Nurse Practitioner Womens Health poster

DNP students sweep poster at national women’s healthcare conference 
The University of Minnesota claimed the top two spots in the Best Student Poster competition at the 21st Annual NPWH Premier Women’s Healthcare Conference in San Antonio, Texas.
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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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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.
Kuei-Min Chen, PhD ’00, MS ‘96, an established gerontological health expert working to advance the health and well-being of older adults in Taiwan and around the world, received the Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals, awarded by the Global Programs and Strategy Alliance (GPS Alliance) and the University of Minnesota Alumni Association (UMAA).
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.

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