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Amy Hoelscher brings creativity and innovation to nursing.
Clinical Assistant Professor Melissa Saftner, PhD, APRN, CNM, FACNM, was awarded the Kitty Ernst Award by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM). The premier award, known as the Whippersnapper Award, honors an exceptional nurse-midwife who has been certified for less than 10 years and who has demonstrated innovative, creative endeavors in midwifery and/or women’s health clinical practice, education, administration or research.
Professor Diane Treat-Jacobson, PhD, RN, MSVM, FAAN, was conferred as a Master of the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) for her extraordinary service. She is the first nurse to receive the distinction.
The University of Minnesota School of Nursing celebrated the graduation of nursing students at a commencement ceremony May 17 at Northrop. The graduates included 124 Bachelor of Science in Nursing students, 83 Doctor of Nursing Practice students, four post-graduate certificate students and five PhD candidates.
University of Minnesota School of Nursing alumni, faculty, students and special guests filled McNamara Alumni Center May 1 to celebrate the School of Nursing’s 110-year legacy and affirm its future.
Christine Mueller, PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN, professor and senior executive associate dean for academic programs, received the President’s Award for Outstanding Service. The award recognizes faculty or staff who have gone well beyond their regular duties and have demonstrated an unusual commitment to the University community.
The Minnesota Nursing Student Board (MNSB) received the Tony Diggs Excellence Award for Outstanding Collaboration for its work on Wellness Week. The MNSB collaborated with six student boards to organize the first Wellness Week in November 2018, highlighting many of the University resources that encourage mental, physical and nutritional wellness and each of the boards hosted activities. The MNSB hosted a Nutrition Day where it provided information about nutrition and made protein bites for students.
The Nursing Collaboratory, the award-winning academic-practice partnership between the University of Minnesota School of Nursing, Fairview Health Services and University of Minnesota Health, was among the co-signers of a call-to-action for clinicians to mobilize around planetary health published in the medical journal The Lancet.


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