Jane K. Anderson, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor, Child Family Health Cooperative

Jane K. Anderson

Contact Info


Office Phone 612-301-6635

Office Address:
6-153 Weaver-Densford Hall

Mailing Address:
School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
5-140 Weaver Densford Hall
308 Harvard St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Clinical Assistant Professor, Child Family Health Cooperative

Teaching Faculty, Center for Spirituality and Healing (CSH)

DNP, George Washington University, 2010

MN, Saint Catherine University, 1995

BA, Saint Catherine University, 1990


Jane Anderson, DNP, ANP-C, FNP-C, RN, is a clinical assistant professor at the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and the director of the M Health Nurse Practitioners Clinic in Minneapolis. Jane Anderson has been a pioneer in advancing the role of nurse practitioners (NPs), advancing the role of NPs and creating nurse-run clinics in an environment historically dominated by Medicine. Since M Health Nurse Practitioners Clinic was created in April 2015, annual patient visits have more than doubled and continue to grow. Four additional satellite primary care clinics have been established. In 2018, Dr. Anderson received a Courage Award from the Women's Health Leadership Trust for her personal characteristics of a true trailblazer: strength, courage, perseverance and resilience in the face of uncertainty.

Awards & Recognition

“Courageous Women in Health Care”, The Women’s Health Leadership Trust 4/11/2018

Professional Associations


Research Funding Grants

Title: Enhancing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNP) and FNP DNP Student Readiness to Provide Integrated, Interprofessional Health Care to Persons with Mental Illness and Complex Medical Needs Who Are Typically Underserved in Urban and Rural Communities.
Role: Consultant, Administrative liaison between the Nurse Practitioner Clinic and all sites, as well as University of Minnesota Physicians
Principal Investigator: Merrie Kaas
External Agency: HRSA
Dates: July 2016-July 2019

Title: Integrating Oral Health and Primary Care in Nurse Managed Primary Care Clinics
Role: Consultant
Principal Investigator: Karl Self
External Agency: Delta Dental Foundation
Dates: 2015 – 2018. 

Title: Education for nursing students, integrative health care with underserved populations, systems and leadership.
Role: Content Expert
Principal Investigator: Dr. Catherine Juve
External Agency: School of Nursing
Dates: January 5, 2013-May 18, 2014.


Refereed Journal Articles

  • Demorest, S. L., Potter, T. M., Anderson, J., Funk, K., Napral, M., & Wagner, A. (2017). Building a Leadership Culture for Environmental Health in a Nurse-Led Clinic. Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, 4(3). doi: 10.24926/ijps.v4i3.174
  • Funk, K. A., Paffrath, A., & Anderson, J. K. (2017). Pharmacist and Nurse Practitioner Collaboration in Nurse-managed Health Clinic. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13(6) 273-276. doi: 10.1016/j.nurpra.2017.04.001
  • Anderson, J.K. (2014). Health Coaching: a Partnership on the Journey to Well-Being. In Integrative Nursing, (pp. 171-186). Oxford University Press. 


Academic Interests and Focus

Adult Health Cardiology Integrative/Holistic Health Maternal Child Nursing Administration Nursing Education


Board Certifications

Adult Nurse Practitioner Board Certified , Saint Catherine University, 1991

Family Nurse Practitioner Board Certified, George Washington University, 2002