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  • January 21, 2010
    School of Nursing
    Ann Garwick, PhD, RN, LP, LMFT, FAAN
    Associate Dean for Research
  • Centennial Landmarks
    U of MN School of Nursing :
    • Longest continuously operated university-based school of nursing in the world
    • Research-intensive; in top 5% of schools of nursing in the USA
    • SON has the only PhD program in the state
    (n=128 graduates)
    • More than 12,500 nursing degrees have been granted.
    • Housed on 2 campuses - one in the Twin Cities & the other in Rochester
  • The School of NursingA Century in the Making
    • 8 students
    • 1 nursing instructor
    • Curriculum included the Practice of Nursing & Dietetics
    • Initial clinical practice was at a 25 bed hospital
    • Tuition $25/semester
    • 980 students (49% UG; 51% GRAD)
    • 40 Tenured/tenure track faculty
    • 39 Clinical Track faculty
    • Five degree; dual degree, & certificate programs
    • Clinical practice -248 partnerships across all settings
    • Tuition $326/credit
    Month, day, year
  • Academic Programs
    Undergraduate Program:
    • 1909 1st group of students entered University Program
    Graduate Programs:
    • 1950 Masters of Science (MS) in Nursing
    • 1983 PhD program initiated
    • 2007 Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) began
    • 2007 Master of Nursing (MN) began
  • Centers of Excellencein School of Nursing
    Federally Funded Centers:
    - Center for Adolescent Nursing (MCHB/HRSA)
    - Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs
    - Center for Health Trajectory Research (P20 NIH/NINR )
    Foundation Funded Center
    - Minnesota Hartford Center of Geriatric Nursing Excellence
    (The John A. Hartford Foundation)
    International Centers
    - International Council for Nurses (ICN) Center for Nursing Minimum Data Set Knowledge Discovery
    - Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership
    School of Nursing supported
    -Center for Child & Family Health Promotion Research
    -Center for Gerontological Nursing
  • SON Research Portfolio
    4 SON Research Foci:
    • Health Promotion among Vulnerable Populations
    • Prevention & Management of Chronic Health Conditions
    • Symptom Management
    • Health/Nursing Informatics and Systems Improvement
  • Research Portfolio
    Health Promotion among Vulnerable Populations
    Childhood Obesity Prevention
    • Healthy Family Meals Intervention (PI: Jayne Fulkerson)
    • Team COOL (PI: Martha Kubik)
    Adolescent Health Promotion
    • PRIME TIME: HealthPromotion for Multiple Risk Behaviors among Adolescents (PI: Renee Sieving)
    Immigrant/Refugee Health
    • Latino-based Multimedia to Prevent Noise Induced Hearing Loss Among Construction Workers (PI: Madeleine Kerr)
    • Understanding Somali Refugees’ Perceptions of Mental Health Care (PI: Cheryl Robertson)
  • Prevention/Management of Chronic Health Conditions
    Exercise Interventions:
    • Exercise Intervention for American Indian Women with Gestational Diabetes (PI: Melissa Avery)
    • Arm Ergometry vs Treadmill Walking to Reduce Claudication
    (PI: Diane Treat-Jacobson)
    • Comparison of Exercise Responses in Four End Stage Renal Disease Treatments (PI: Patricia Painter)
    Coping Interventions:
    • Web-based Program to Help Youth Cope with Cancer Treatment - (PI: Susan O’Connor Von)
    • Caregiver Outcomes Post Nursing Home Placement
    (PI: Joseph Gaugler)
  • Symptom Management
    Complementary & Alternative therapies
    • Anxiety Self-Management/Mechanical Ventilation (PI: Linda Chlan)
    • Mind-Body Interventions Post-Transplant (Co-PIs: Cynthia Gross & Mary Jo Kreitzer)
    • Disparities in Incontinence and Perineal Skin Damage
    in Nursing Home Elders (PI: Donna Bliss)
  • Health/Nursing Informatics and Systems Improvement
    Improving Health Care Delivery & Services
    • Adult Day Service Utilization and Outcomes:A Mixed Methods Approach (PI: Joseph Gaugler)
    • Developing Comprehensive Dementia-Specific Nursing Home Quality Indicators (PI: Chris Mueller)
    • Development of a Consumer Research Network for Studying Obesity (PI: Julie Jacko)
    • Predictive Modeling for Improving Incontinence and Pressure Ulcers in Homecare (PI: Bonnie Westra)
  • Research
    Funding Sources
    Based on FY 2009 annual direct costs (7.1 million)
  • Funded Grants
  • Research PortfolioInterprofessional Collaboration
    Currently, SON faculty are
    • PIs on 73 externally funded grant projects
    13 involve key personnel from 15 University departments
    • Co-PI’s or Co-I’s on >20 interdisciplinary projects with PIs in other departments
    Examples of Collaborators:
    • Academic Health Center:
    College of Pharmacy, College of Veterinary Medicine, Medical School, School of Public Health
    • Other University Colleges/Departments:
    College of Education & Human Development, Computer Science & Engineering, CFAD, CLA, Hubert Humphrey Institute (CURA)
  • Community-based Research Partnerships:
    • Center for Somali Family and Children Services -Sunlight Exposure, Dietary, and Dress Habits of Somali Girls
    • Community Action Head Start Program - Get a Head Start on Asthma Project
    • Hispanic Advocacy and Community Empowerment through Research (HACER) - Latina Adolescent Program
    Global Partnerships:
    • Iceland - International Asthma School Nurse Project (I-SNAP)
    • US AID Project - Africa, Amazonia. India, South East Asia
  • Manage Symptoms & Chronic Health Conditions
    Vulnerable Populations
    Promote Health
    Children with Special Health Needs
    Adolescent Nursing
    Geriatric Excellence
    Center for Child & Family Health Promotion Research
    Center for Gerontological Nursing
    Lifespan Health Trajectories
    HealthTrajectory Research
    Nursing Informatics
    Improve Systems
    Research & Scholarship in SON