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160 representatives of health systems, industry, government, non-profits and academia convened for the fifth annual Big Data Nursing conference in Minneapolis. The volunteer initiative is advancing a plan to make electronic heath record data easier to enter, standardize and use to improve health.
Thank you to all who joined us for the 10th annual conference for those caring for a person with memory loss. We support and honor your journey. Hope to see you next year.
(Star Tribune, June 19, 2017) Meal sizes and sugary drinks are closely linked to childhood obesity. Key family counseling messages on healthy eating are linked to reducing childhood obesity.
(June 1, 2017) As the University of Minnesota marked the continuation of its 35-year partnership with the University of Iceland for another five years, the U of M School of Nursing was recognized as a founding collaborator in the academic relationship.
(May 22, 2017) A recent study in the Journal of Family Psychology shows that less media use at the table by parents is associated with lower body mass index for their children, suggesting phones, tablets and TV at meal time could influence child weight outcomes. This association between media use and child BMI was amplified when family dinners happen more frequently.
(April 17, 2017) Faculty ad Honorem Joanne Disch was named the recipient of the Geraldine “Polly” Bednash Lectureship Award by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for her accomplishments related to AACN’s Quality and Safety for Nursing Education initiative.
(April 17, 2017) The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine presented Linda Bearinger, PhD ‘91, RN, FAAN, FSAHM, with the prestigious Outstanding Achievement in Adolescent Health and Medicine Award. This award recognizes individuals for their commitment to improving health and health care for young people.
(MinnPost, April 12, 2017) The very real issue of substance-use disorder among nurses isn’t something that gets talked about all that much in nursing schools. A new curriculum created by the University of Minnesota School of Nursing and made available to nursing schools around the state is trying to get that timely conversation started.

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