The University of Minnesota School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program rose to 18th in the 2022 U.S. News Best Graduate Schools rankings. The school tied with Ohio State University and University of Alabama Birmingham. The University of Minnesota’s DNP program is the largest full-time program in the county and offers 12 specialties.
Eleven faculty at the School of Nursing were elected as Distinguished Fellows of the National Academies of Practice (NAP) in Nursing, the most ever in the School of Nursing’s history. The prestigious honor acknowledges their outstanding achievements and recognizes them as a leaders in the profession.
With nearly $6 million in awards to the School of Nursing and Earl. E. Bakken Center for Spirituality & Healing in 2020, the University of Minnesota ranked 12th in National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding to schools of nursing.
Terry Forliti helps sex-trafficking survivors find a different life, but she knows what it’s like to be on the other side, caught in a spell of addiction and homelessness while grasping the bars of a jail cell.
The University of Minnesota was awarded a $4.48 million contract to support health sciences higher education advancements in Afghanistan.
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing celebrated the graduation of students at a virtual commencement ceremony Friday, Dec 18, 2020. Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN, School of Nursing professor ad honorem and American Academy of Nursing Living Legend, delivered the commencement address to graduates.
Rozina Karmaliani, PhD ’00, MSN ’97, dean of the Aga Khan University School of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan, was named in the global 100 Outstanding Women Nurse and Midwife Leaders list.
On Dec. 10, 2020, the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and the Nursing School of the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil commemorated and celebrated the signing of a new partnership agreement. The agreement is anchored in a commitment to scholarship and research.

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