Bridget Gehrz

Learning to heal

Tillman Scholar Bridget Gehrz wants to help military families live healthy, abundant lives.
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Assistant Professor Melissa Horning

APHA honors Horning with Junior Investigator Award
The American Public Health Association (APHA) awarded its 2019 Junior Investigator Award to Assistant Professor Melissa Horning, PhD, RN, PHN.  The Junior Investigator Award is selected through blind review by the association’s research committee and honors an early-career (NIH definition) Public Health Nursing Section member's work since completing a doctoral education.
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Fall 2019 Commencement

School of Nursing celebrates commencement
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing celebrated the graduation of 62 Master of Nursing (MN) and 19 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students at a commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 13 at Northrop.

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Minnesota Department of Health Commissioner Jan Malcolm will deliver the commencement address at the School of Nursing’s fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. in Northrop auditorium.
Professor Carolyn Porta, PhD, MPH, RN, SANE-A, FAAN, was inducted into the Academies for Excellence in Clinical Practice, which is the premier recognition given to faculty members at the University of Minnesota for clinical care. Those inducted have demonstrated the highest level of ethics and professionalism during their career.
Community members from the Hue-MAN Partnership and researchers from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing are collaborating on research to help racial and ethnic minority communities better understand how to leverage community strengths to address the opioid epidemic. The research aims to address the health disparities caused by social stigma and structural bias and shift the conversation from stigma to strengths.
Kirk Butler aspires to alleviate chronic pain among his fellow military veterans.

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