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(April 2021) Recent photos from the School of Nursing.

April 7, 2021

School of Nursing graduates from 1912

This photo, above, of the graduating class of 1912 is included in the Hennepin History Museum’s Local Heroes exhibit, which is a tribute to health care professionals that is on display through August 2021.

Jakub Tolar in a zoom session

Jakub Tolar, PhD, MD, professor and dean of the Medical School and Vice President for Academic Clinical Affairs for the University of Minnesota, delivered the opening keynote at the Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference.

Anya giving a COVID-19 vaccine to Emma Butzer

Anya Butzer, BSN ‘18, a nurse at M Health Fairview, administered the COVID-19 vaccine to her sister Emma Butzer, DNP ‘20, BSN ‘14, who manages a public health clinic at the University of Minnesota.

Molly McCarthy

Molly McCarthy, Microsoft’s national director, US Health Provider and Plans, and former chief nursing officer, will deliver the keynote at the virtual Nursing Knowledge: Big Data Science Conference, June 9-11. At Microsoft, McCarthy leads a team of industry clinical and technical subject matter experts that are driving digital technology innovation and transformation for health provider and payor organizations.

Dee Reinking

Human Resources Director Dee Reinking retired in January. She was the first person to hold the position of director of Human Resources in the school’s history.

Thera Witte high fiving another female medical professional

Thera Witte, RN, was one of the first people in Minnesota to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Witte, who earned an Integrative Therapies and Healing Practices Certificate from the Center for Spirituality and Healing, received the vaccine in December at the Minneapolis VA Health Care System.

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