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Professor Ruth Lindquist, PhD, RN, FAHA, FAAN, was inducted into the Academies for Excellence in the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning. Each year the Academic Health Center at the University of Minnesota identifies the most distinguished scientists, educators and clinicians within its ranks to be inducted into the Academies for Excellence.
The Council on Patient Safety in Women’s Health Care selected the University of Minnesota as its first place submission for the National Improvement Challenge on Safe Reduction of Primary Cesarean Birth.
When Minneapolis Firefighter Wayne Jenderny was dispatched to a report of a cyclist injury near the corner of Oak Street and Washington Avenue last Friday, the 911 dispatch operator informed him that a passerby was on scene and would alert his crew to the injured cyclist’s location.
CDC awards national association of school nurses $1.3 million contract to develop school nurse-led system to conduct active national surveillance for students who are chronically absent
Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, was named a Living Legend by the American Academy of Nursing. The Academy’s highest honor, the award recognizes those who have made exceptional contributions to the field throughout their careers.
Professor Jayne Fulkerson, PhD, and Professor Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, FAAN, were each named the Cora Meidl Siehl Chair in Nursing Research for Improved Patient Care. The fund was established in 1982 to celebrate the legacy of Meidl Siehl and was a cornerstone in the creation of the school’s doctoral program. It was among the very first endowed chairs in schools of nursing to focus on research.
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.
The Inaugural Interdisciplinary Aging Science and Care Lecture Series was held on October 3, where Professor Kuei-Min Chen, PhD, RN, FAAN, College of Nursing, Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan spoke on "Developing and Translating Innovative Exercise Programs for Older Adults". Kuei-Min Chen (PhD '00, MS '96) is an established gerontological health expert working to advance health and well-being of older adults in Taiwan and around the world. She is the 2018 recipient of the University’s GPS Alliance Distinguished Leadership Award for Internationals. Watch the lecture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tbW1j4Vk8R8

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University of Minnesota's School of Nursing publishes a biannual magazine with all of the latest news from the school. Available in print and digital versions, it's easy to stay up to date.

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