Bridget Gehrz

Learning to heal

Tillman Scholar Bridget Gehrz wants to help military families live healthy, abundant lives.
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Professor Jayne Fulkerson

Fulkerson to discuss the family role in childhood obesity prevention at first State of Nursing Science presentation
Childhood obesity is a complex public health problem that requires a multifaceted solution. Family characteristics and the household environment are important components of effective childhood obesity prevention initiatives. 
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Students receive GSNA award for PhD-DNP collaboration excellence

Students receive GSNA award for PhD-DNP collaboration excellence
Doctor of Nursing Practice students Deborah St. Anthony, MEd, BSN, RN, and Hannah Shibeshi, BAN, RN, CNRN, CCRN, and PhD student Meghan Hultman, MSN, RN, were the inaugural recipients of the Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GSNA) Excellence in PhD-DNP Collaboration Award.
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The University of Minnesota rose to 10th in the latest ranking of National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to schools of nursing. With nearly $6 million in NIH awards to the School of Nursing and Earl E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing in 2019, the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research (BRIMR) placed the University of Minnesota tops among Big Ten institutions and fourth among all public universities.
Minnesota’s first estimate of youth sexual exploitation indicates that at least 5,000 high school-age youth in the state have traded sex in order to receive money, food, drugs, alcohol, a place to stay or something else of value.
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.
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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