Connie Delaney

Professor and Dean
Core Faculty

Bio

Connie White Delaney serves as Professor & Dean, School of Nursing, University of Minnesota, and is the Knowledge Generation Lead for the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. She served as Associate Director of the Clinical Translational Science Institute –Biomedical Informatics, and Acting Director of the Institute for Health Informatics (IHI) in the Academic Health Center from 2010-2015. She serves as an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Nursing at the University of Iceland, where she received the Doctor Scientiae Curationis Honoris Causa (Honorary Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing) in 2011. Delaney is the first Fellow in the College of Medical Informatics to serve as a Dean of Nursing. Delaney was an inaugural appointee to the USA Health Information Technology Policy Committee, Office of the National Coordinator, and Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). She is an active researcher in data and information technology standards for nursing, health care, & interprofessional practice and education; big data science; and integrative informatics. She serves on numerous health, business/industry and policy boards/advisory committees. Delaney currently serves as president of FNINR and Vice-Chair of CGFNS, Inc. She holds a BSN with majors in nursing and mathematics, MA in Nursing, PhD in Educational Administration and Computer Applications, postdoctoral study in nursing & medical informatics, and graduate study in integrative health & healing. She is recognized as a leader and visionary with unique organizational ability to re-create/co-create integrative communities, partnerships, programs, systems and collectives that produce sustainable relationship empowered impact, wholeness, conscious wellbeing, planetary health, and responsible stewardship. She is committed to transforming challenges into opportunities that advance discovery that transforms health, health systems, education, and integrative Informatics. She cultivates leadership transcendence in academia, health care, and informatics.

Education

PhD, University of Iowa
Major: Education Administration/Computer Applications
MA, University of Iowa
Major: Nursing
BSN, Viterbo University
Major: Nursing & Mathematics

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fellowship
January 01, 1988 -
December 31, 1988
University of Utah

Honors and Recognition

The Jean Harris Award, Women's Health Leadership TRUST, Minnesota
January 01, 2014
Elected Fellow, National Academies of Practice (NAP)
January 01, 2013
Women in Business Award
January 01, 2011
Appointment to Health Information Technology Policy Committee, American Recovery & Reinvestment Act, by Acting Comptroller General of the United States & Head, Government Accounting Office
January 01, 2009
AMIA Virginia K. Saba Informatics Award
January 01, 2009
HIMSS 2006 "Book of the Year" Award
February 01, 2007
Leadership Award, American Medical Informatics Association
January 01, 2005
Fellow, American College of Medical Informatics
January 01, 2004
Educational Technology Award "The International Nursing Informatics Education Collaboratory", Sigma Theta Tau International, Region 2
January 01, 2001
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
January 01, 1998
Fellow, American Academy of Nursing
January 01, 1998
Member, Sigma Theta Tau International Epsilon Chapter, Zeta Chapter, Pi Phi Chapter, Nu Chapter
January 01, 1977

Professional Memberships

IMIA NI Honorary Member
American College of Medical Informatics
International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA)
American Association of College of Nursing
American Medical Informatics Association
MnORN
American Nurses Association
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)
National Academies of Practice
American Academy of Nursing

Grants and Patents

Selected Grants

Award: School Nurse Led Active Surveillance System for Students
Principal Investigator: Delaney, Connie J
Sponsoring Organization: NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SCHOOL NURSES
Award Dates: September 17, 2018 - September 16, 2019
Award: Coordinating Center for Interprofessional Education and
Principal Investigator: Brandt, Barbara F
Sponsoring Organization: US Dept. of Health & Human Services HRSA
Award Dates: September 30, 2015 - September 29, 2017
Award: University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Scie
Principal Investigator: Delaney, Connie J
Sponsoring Organization: UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH
Award Dates: September 01, 2014 - June 30, 2015
Award: Greater Plains Collaborative Clinical Data Research Netw
Principal Investigator: Aliferis, Constantin
Sponsoring Organization: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER
Award Dates: March 06, 2014 - August 17, 2018
Award: SCH: EXP: Discovering Patterns to Improve Health to Over
Principal Investigator: Steinbach, Michael Scot
Sponsoring Organization: THE NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION
Award Dates: September 15, 2013 - August 31, 2016
Award: University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Scien
Principal Investigator: Blazar, Bruce R
Sponsoring Organization: NIH Nat'l Center for Research Resources
Award Dates: June 01, 2011 - February 28, 2017
Award: University of Minnesota Clinical and Translational Scien
Principal Investigator: Blazar, Bruce R
Sponsoring Organization: NIH Nat'l Center for Research Resources
Award Dates: June 01, 2011 - February 28, 2017
Award: Development of a Consumer Research Network for Studying
Sponsoring Organization: NIH NINR NATL INST OF NURSING
Award Dates: September 29, 2009 - July 31, 2012
Award: Advancing the Nursing PhD in Oklahoma
Principal Investigator: Delaney, Connie J
Sponsoring Organization: THE UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
Award Dates: July 01, 2008 - June 30, 2012
Award: Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship
Principal Investigator: Delaney, Connie J
Sponsoring Organization: HRSA BUREAU OF HEALTH PROFESSIONS
Award Dates: July 01, 2003 - June 30, 2008