School of Nursing researcher Fang Yu

Can exercise delay dementia symptoms?

School of Nursing researcher Fang Yu says non-pharmacological treatments hold promise for slowing Alzheimer’s progress.
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Faculty Leads

14 faculty finish year-long leadership program 
To better prepare for leadership positions, 14 School of Nursing faculty participated in Faculty Leads, a program developed by the University’s Office of Human Resources Leadership and Talent Development team. 

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Kevin Lee Smith

Zipnosis Chief Medical Information Officer to deliver fall commencement address
Kevin Lee Smith, DNP, FNP, FAANP, the Chief Medical Information Officer at the virtual healthcare (telemedicine) software and technology company, Zipnosis, will deliver the commencement keynote address.
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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.
Two University of Minnesota School of Nursing faculty were named to the inaugural class of Fellows of the American Medical Informatics Association. 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.
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).

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