Breaking barriers

As a nursing informatics leader at Optum, DNP grad Kari Miller makes health care technology help rather than hinder
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Eleven faculty at the School of Nursing were elected as Distinguished Fellows of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing, the most ever in the School of Nursing’s history. The prestigious honor acknowledges their outstanding achievements and recognizes them as a leaders in the profession.
With nearly $6 million in awards to the School of Nursing and Earl. E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing in 2020, the University of Minnesota ranked 12th in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to schools of nursing.
Terry Forliti helps sex-trafficking survivors find a different life, but she knows what it’s like to be on the other side, caught in a spell of addiction and homelessness while grasping the bars of a jail cell.
The University of Minnesota was awarded a $4.48 million contract to support health sciences higher education advancements in Afghanistan.

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