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Robin R. Austin, DNP, DC, RN-BC
Clinical Assistant Professor

612-624-1115
quis0026@umn.edu

  • Consumer health informatics/patient engagement
  • Standardized terminologies
  • Integrative health and healing

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Chih-Lin Chi, PhD, MBA
Assistant Professor

612-624-5113
cchi@umn.edu

  • Translational research for personalized health management
  • Machine learning and knowledge discovery
  • Treatment modeling and simulation

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Thomas R. Clancy, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN
Clinical Professor and Associate Dean for Faculty Practice, Partnerships, and Professional Development

612-626-2102
clanc027@umn.edu

  • Computational modeling, simulation
  • Social network analysis
  • Agent-based modeling

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Connie White Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Professor and Dean

612-624-5959
delaney@umn.edu

  • Knowledge representation standards/essential data
  • Big data and knowledge discovery
  • Interprofessional education and Triple Aim impact

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Madeleine J. Kerr, PhD, RN
Associate Professor

612-625-2669
kerrx010@umn.edu

  • Intervention to prevent occupational hearing loss
  • Latino worker health promotion
  • Public health informatics

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Martin Michalowski, PhD
Assistant Professor

612-625-0992
martinm@umn.edu

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Karen A. Monsen, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor

612-624-0490
mons0122@umn.edu

  • Home visiting intervention effectiveness research
  • Standardized terminology data research
  • Data mining, data visualization, time-motion and machine learning methods

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Judith M. Pechacek, DNP, CENP, RN
Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program

612-625-0944
pech0004@umn.edu

  • Leadership and organizational culture
  • Interprofessional education and practice
  • Informatics

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Daniel J. Pesut, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor

612-626-9443
dpesut@umn.edu

  • Nursing leadership
  • Nursing education: creativity, innovation, teaching/learning
  • Clinical reasoning

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Lisiane Pruinelli, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

612-626-5144
pruin001@umn.edu

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Bonnie L. Westra, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI
Associate Professor

612-625-4470
westr006@umn.edu

  • Big data analytics/data mining with electronic health record data
  • Data quality/standardization to create data warehouse for research
  • Nursing terminologies and minimum data set research

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Center membership

Center members discover and employ innovative methods of informatics research; use standardized nursing terminologies and essential minimum data sets for knowledge discovery; and apply research methods to clinical and other information systems.

We provide partnerships for the development and testing of new informatics products such as simulation, serious gaming, geographic information systems (GIS), and supportive care technologies for consumers to engage in managing their health.

Membership is open to faculty, students, and staff at the University of Minnesota and other academic institutions as well as community and corporate partners in local to global settings who are committed to advancing the goals of the Center

Membership benefits

  • Network with colleagues interested in nursing informatics sciences to improve the health of individuals and communities.
  • Learn about career opportunities
  • Participate in social media communications to share ideas with peers
  • Find colleagues who want to collaborate on projects such as grants or publications
  • Receive support from Center members for review of grants and pre-publications
  • Opportunity to critique grants and articles
  • Opportunity to collaborate on informatics related events


Membership expectations

  • Participate in the Center at a level that meets the individual member and Center needs
  • Share nursing informatics information about presentations/ publications as part the Center’s overall productivity


Affiliate Members

The Center invites outside faculty, previous doctoral student members, as well as clinicians or project staff involved in Center activities to apply for Affiliate Member status. The mission of the Center for Nursing Informatics is to leadd the discovery, application, and cutting edge thinking for nursing and health informatics scholarship to improve the health of individuals and communities.

Members can benefit from participation in a variety of activities, including research seminars, roundtables, mock grant reviews, manuscript reviews, collaborative activities with community agencies/organizations and social events. There are no costs associated with membership.

Doctoral Students

The Center invites doctoral students with an interest in informatics to apply for Student Member status. The mission of the Center for Nursing Informatics is to leadd the discovery, application, and cutting edge thinking for nursing and health informatics scholarship to improve the health of individuals and communities.

Members can benefit from participation in a variety of activities, including research seminars, roundtables, mock grant reviews, manuscript reviews, collaborative activities with community agencies/organizations and social events. There are no costs associated with membership.

Postdoctoral Students

The Center invites doctoral students with an interest in informatics to apply for Student Member status. The mission of the Center for Nursing Informatics is to leadd the discovery, application, and cutting edge thinking for nursing and health informatics scholarship to improve the health of individuals and communities.

Members can benefit from participation in a variety of activities, including research seminars, roundtables, mock grant reviews, manuscript reviews, collaborative activities with community agencies/organizations and social events. There are no costs associated with membership.