All Articles: Inclusivity, Diversity and Equity

Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award

The school was one of only 16 nursing schools to receive the HEED Award, which honors U.S. nursing, public health, medical, dental, pharmacy, osteopathic, veterinary, and other health schools and centers that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Rozina Bhimani and May Hang

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

As the featured speaker at the Doctor of Nursing Practice Enhancement and Enrichment Programming (DEEP) Day, Billy Rosa prompted students to talk about what the liberation of health care and nursing looks like for them and what they can do to contribute toward that liberation.

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Minnesota School of Nursing received the Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine

(April 2021) As Melissa Avery prepares to retire, she continues to make an impact on students — even on those not yet enrolled — with the creation of the Midwifery Impact Scholarship.