Sarah Hoffman

Stopping the transmission of trauma

How is trauma passed down through generations? Sarah Hoffman, PhD, MPH, RN, is partnering with the Center for Victims of Torture to better understand how the way Karen refugees talk about the trauma they experienced affects their children.
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Supporting Afghan educators

Supporting Afghan educators

$1.2 million grant from US AID is supporting a partnership between the University of Minnesota and Kabul University of Medical Sciences to advance health education.
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What families can teach us

A School of Nursing program connects advanced practice nursing students with families that have children with complex health conditions so students gain deeper insight into families’ everyday lives.
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The School of Nursing announces three new Richard Olding Beard Award winners. The Richard Olding Beard Award recognizes individuals whose foresight, wisdom and courageous advocacy for the nursing profession have led to better health care for all.
(March 2) PhD students Kara Koschmann, MSN, APRN, CPNP-PC, and Meghan Hultman, MSN, RN, were named Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Future of Nursing Scholars and will receive $125,000 each to use over the course of three years to complete their PhD degrees. The School of Nursing is one of 31 nursing schools nationwide to receive funding to increase the number of nurses with PhD degrees.
(Nov. 2) An exemplary partnership between the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and Fairview Health Services/University of Minnesota Health system was recognized in Washington DC this week by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for its national leadership and innovation.
Associate Professor Carolyn Porta was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Additional inductees are Kuei-Min Chen, Helga Jonsdottir, Barbara Tomczyk, Martha Hughesdon Turner and Richard Westphal.

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