All Articles: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program


DNP student Mattie Ellenson named Emerging Rural Health Leader


As a rural nurse practitioner, Emily Carroll, DNP ’20, shows where there’s a will, there’s a way

Photo credit: Mayo Clinic

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences and the University of Minnesota School of Nursing are collaborating to create a new academic pathway for nurse-midwives that will expand the nurse-midwifery workforce in the Upper Midwest.

Zach Taylor

As a DNP student, Zach Taylor is finding his passion for health equity and planetary health

Tumani Jackson,

Doctor of Nursing Practice student Tumani Jackson, BSN, RN, was accepted as a 2023 Health Equity Scholar at the Center for Health Equity Education and Advocacy (CHEEA) at Harvard Medical School.

Rozina Bhimani and May Hang

HNA formed in 2012 in response to a lack of representation of Hmong in the health care profession.

April Taylor, Angelica Walton and Anna Robinson

Three nursing students were named recipients of the President’s Student Leadership and Service Award for their exceptional leadership and service to the University of Minnesota and the surrounding community.

DNP students Courtney Kenefick and Veronica Callaghan

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) students Courtney Kenefick, BSN, RN, CPN, and Veronica Callaghan, BSN, RN, were named recipients of the Sandra R. Edwardson Award for Excellence in Post-Baccalaureate DNP Scholarly Project.

The University of Minnesota School of Nursing celebrated the graduation of 133 Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) students, 128 Doctor of Nursing Practice students and five PhD in Nursing students at a commencement ceremony May 13.

DNP student Blessing Azonwu earns prestigious Jonas Scholar honor