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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Joanne DischJoanne Disch receives the American Academy of Nursing’s highest honor
Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, was named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing. 
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Jayne Fulkerson Diane Treat-Jacobson and Fang Yu

School names new chairs, professorship
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing named two chairs and a professorship at a ceremony on Sept. 13.
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School of Nursing Professor Carolyn Porta, PhD, RN, FAAN, is one of 10 statewide experts named to a sexual assault investigation work group by Attorney General Lori Swanson.
Kuei-Min Chen, PhD, RN, FAAN, will present Developing and Translating Innovative Exercise Programs for Older Adults at the first-ever Interdisciplinary Aging Science and Care Lecture Series on Oct. 3 at 12:30 p.m. in the Benston Healthy Communities Innovation Center.
Known as “the Great Minnesota Get-Together,” the Minnesota State Fair attracts nearly 2 million visitors during its 12-day run. While the pronto pups and butter sculptures may capture the headlines, this annual gathering provides an extraordinary opportunity for University researchers to engage with the public.
Analyzing the incidents between residents in dementia in long-term care homes may hold the key to reducing future fatalities among this vulnerable population, according to a new research from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing.

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