Global Health Faculty Scholars

Through a Global Health Faculty Scholars’ Community of Practice, School of Nursing Faculty Scholars will learn together, exchange and challenge ideas, and collaborate with faculty from partner schools of nursing on research, practice or education-focused projects. The Global Health Faculty Scholars Program supports the advancement of global health through meaningful partnerships around the world.

Global Scholars' Strategies for Successful Global Research

School of Nursing global health faculty scholars share about their projects and highlight strategies for successful partnerships with colleagues around the globe.

 

Global Health Faculty Scholars 2023

Donnelly

 

 

 

 


Joanne Donnelly
DNP, APRN, CRNA

Priority:
• Expanding work with the Iceland Nurse Anesthesia clinical training and education program

Flaten

 

 

 

 


Carol Flaten
DNP, MS, RN, PHN

Stephanie Gingerich

 

 

 

 


Stephanie Gingerich
DNP, RN, CPN

Priorities:
• Partnering with Cuba to develop additional multilingual publications
• Partnering with Iceland - continued global learnings for students about different
systems of healthcare

Hearst

 

 

 

 


Mary Hearst
PhD, MPH

Indridadottir

 

 

 

 


Olof Indridadottir
DNP, AHN-BC, CRRN

Priority:
• Building relationships with Icelandic colleagues to address rehabilitation care and holistic health assessments

Kunkel

 

 

 

 


Dorcas Kunkel
DNP, RN/PHN, CNE, CPHIMS, CDIP

Priority:
• Engaging with diverse local, national, and global initiatives to improve nursing data globally

Mkandawire-Valhmu



 

 

 


Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu
PhD, RN, FAAN

Priorities
• Ongoing data collection efforts with partners in Malawi
• Establishing a program of research in the Minnesota area with Black and American Indian women

Articles
A protocol for the safe recruitment of Indigenous and Black women experiencing intimate partner violence during the COVID-19 pandemic into a large mixed methods study: The Sisters by Choice Study

Nguyen_Huong

 

 

 

 


Huong Nguyen
PhD, MSW, MA

Priorities:
• Pursuing joint grant funding with UMN and Vietnamese colleagues
• Fostering a new relationship with Japanese colleagues, including their site visit to the US in Spring 2024

Articles
A national program to advance dementia research in Vietnam

A guide to mental health in Vietnamese

Judith Pechacek


 

 

 

 

Judith Pechacek
DNP, RN, CENP

Carolyn Porta

 

 

 

 


Carolyn Porta
PhD, MPH, RN SANE-A, FAAN, FNAP

Priorities:
• Fostering relationships between institutions to advance nursing research and best practices
• Providing resources and consultation to colleagues establishing forensic nursing
practice in their countries

Mary Fran Tracy

 

 

 

 


Mary Fran Tracy
PhD, RN

Global Health Faculty Scholars 2022

Dr. Lisa Martin

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Lisa Martin
PhD, RN, PHN, AHN-BC, FAAN

Project Summary
Scoping review of the literature/state of science on global Indigenization research and its application to nursing curricula.

Partners
University of British Columbia
First Nations House of Learning
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Global Health Faculty Scholars 2021

Dr. Cynthia Bradley

Dr. Cynthia Bradley
PhD, RN, CNE, CHSE

Priority:
• Implementing a simulation education advancement project with University of
Nairobi

Nasra Giama

Dr. Nasra H. Giama
DNP, RN, PHN

Project summary
Continuing nursing education, enhancing access to evidence-based practice resources, strengthening public health nursing practice, and improving knowledge and skills in research methodology.

Partners
University of Hargeisa school of nursing in Somalia

Barb McMorris

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Barbara J. McMorris
PhD

Priorities:
• Publishing project findings with Ugandan colleagues
• Advancing dataset analyses with Australian colleagues

Dr. Sripriya Rajamani

Dr. Sripriya Rajamani
PhD, MPH, MBBS, FAMIA

Priorities:
• Advancing deliverables on a grant funded project with collaborators from Turkey
• Initiating another global project with colleagues from Saudi Arabia

Dr. Erica Schorr

Dr. Erica Schorr
PhD, RN, FAHA

Priorities:
• Completing data collection & analysis for collaborative research project with Thai
colleagues
• Planning global experience for nursing students to Vietnam/Thailand