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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
Known as “the Great Minnesota Get-Together,” the Minnesota State Fair attracts nearly 2 million visitors during its 12-day run. While the pronto pups and butter sculptures may capture the headlines, this annual gathering provides an extraordinary opportunity for University researchers to engage with the public.
Analyzing the incidents between residents in dementia in long-term care homes may hold the key to reducing future fatalities among this vulnerable population, according to a new research from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing.
Carol Kelsey, MA, BSN ’60, a tireless advocate for nursing practice and education and a graduate of the School of Nursing, passed away July 11 at the age of 80. She had been serving as chair of the School of Nursing Foundation Board.
Six University of Minnesota alumnae were named fellows to the American Academy of Nursing. The achievement is considered one of the highest honors in the nursing profession.
(Twin Cities Business, July 5) The University of Minnesota Nursing School is furthering its entrepreneurial direction by teaming up with a digital health business incubator to commercialize its prototype smartphone app for expectant parents of babies with heart defects.

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