Minneapolis Firefighter Wayne Jenderny and BSN junior Ashton Haake

Firefighter commends student’s Good Samaritan act

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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HEED AwardSchool of Nursing receives 2018 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award
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. 
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Professor Melissa Avery and Professor Phillip RaukAvery wins grant to support midwifery, OB-GYN care improvements
The Council on Patient Safety in Women's Health Care selected the University of Minnesota as its first place submission for the National Improvement Challenge on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Birth.
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Professor Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, was inducted into the Academies for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Each year the Academic Health Center at the University of Minnesota identifies the most distinguished scientists, educators and clinicians within its ranks to be inducted into the Academies for Excellence.
CDC awards national association of school nurses $1.3 million contract to develop school nurse-led system to conduct active national surveillance for students who are chronically absent
Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, was named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing. The Academy’s highest honor, the award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to the field throughout their careers.
Professor Jayne Fulkerson, PhD, and Professor Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAAN, were each named the Cora Meidl Siehl Chair in Nursing Research for Improved Patient Care. The fund was established in 1982 to celebrate the legacy of Meidl Siehl and was a cornerstone in the creation of the school’s doctoral program. It was among the very first endowed chairs in schools of nursing to focus on research.

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