Jane Anderson, DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, FNP-BC

Clinical Assistant Professor
Jane Anderson


Office Phone
Office Address

6-144 Weaver Densford 308 Harvard Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455
United States


Director, M Health Nurse Practitioners Clinic in Minneapolis
Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Nursing


DNP, George Washington University

MA, The College of St. Catherine
Major: Nursing

BA, The College of St. Catherine
Major: Nursing

AA, St. Mary's Jr. College
Major: Nursing

Licensures and Certifications

Advanced Practice Registered Nurse, State of Minnesota Board of Nursing
Adult Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
Family Nurse Practitioner, American Nurses Credentialing Center
Registered Nurse, State of Minnesota Board of Nursing
Health Coaching, University of Minnesota
Basic Life Support, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), US Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Division

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Biographical Summary

Dr. Jane Anderson, an accomplished nurse practitioner (NP), has played a significant role in advancing the field and promoting the importance of NPs. She has been instrumental in establishing nurse-run clinics within a predominantly medical environment and currently serves as the director of the Nurse Practitioners Clinic in Minneapolis.

In recognition of her outstanding contributions, Dr. Anderson was honored with the Nurse Practitioner Award for Excellence for the state of Minnesota by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) in 2023. Her expertise extends beyond clinical practice as she has fostered collaborative relationships with M Health Fairview and various recovery programs. She has also been actively involved in mentoring students as a preceptor and DNP project adviser.

Under Dr. Anderson's leadership, the M Health Nurse Practitioners Clinic, established in April 2015, has experienced remarkable growth, with annual patient visits more than doubling and continuing to increase. Moreover, she has spearheaded the establishment of four additional satellite primary care clinics.

Recognizing her exceptional qualities as a trailblazer, Dr. Anderson was bestowed with the Courage Award by the Women's Health Leadership Trust in 2018. This accolade acknowledged her strength, courage, perseverance, and resilience in the face of uncertainty.

Overall, Dr. Anderson's pioneering work, social engagement, and representation of the nurse practitioner profession have made a significant impact, propelling the role of NPs forward and earning her well-deserved recognition and admiration within the healthcare community.

Teaching Summary

  • Adult Health Cardiology Integrative/Holistic Health Maternal Child Nursing
  • Administration Nursing Education

Honors and Recognition

  • Nurse Practitioner Award for Excellence for the state of Minnesota by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, 2023
  • Teaching of Social Engagement Award, 2022
  • Courageous Women in Health: The Women's Health Leadership Trust Courage Award, 2018
  • George Washington University Honor Society of Nurses, 2007 - present

Professional Memberships

  • Minnesota Nurses Association, Advanced Practice Group
  • American Academy of Nurse Practitioners
  • American Diabetes Association
  • Nurse Practitioner Clinics Executive Committee
  • TCPI Governance Committee, 2017-2019
  • University of Minnesota School of Nursing: Representative to MEDICC Cuba Exchange, 2019
  • Search Committee: Director of Faculty Practice, Partnerships and Development, 2018
  • Minnesota Holistic Nurses Association, 1990-1995
  • MHealth Ambulatory Quality Committee
  • Medication Management Affinity Group (MMSAG) Steering Committee
  • DocASAP Steering Committee
  • MHealth Leadership Council
  • UMP Primary Care Steering Committee
  • University of Minnesota Physicians (UMP) All Ambulatory Dyad Committee
  • MHealth Provider Wellbeing Committee


Selected Publications

Funk, K. A., Weaver, K. K., Benbenek, M., & Anderson, J. K. (2019). Collaborative Practice Agreements Between Nurse Practitioners and Pharmacists. Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(7), e139-e141. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2019.03.006

Funk, K. A., Paffrath, A., Anderson, J. K. (2017). Pharmacist and Nurse Practitioner Collaboration in Nurse-managed Health Clinic. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13(6), 273 276. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nurpra.2017.04.001

Demorest, S. L., Potter, T. M., Anderson, J. K., Funk, K., Napral, M., Wagner, A. (2017). Building a Leadership Culture for Environmental Health in a Nurse-Led Clinic. Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies, 4(3). https://doi.org/10.24926/ijps.v4i3.174

Funk, K. A., Paffrath, A., Anderson, J. K. (2016). Creating a Culture of Practice Excellence for Better Patient Care. The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 13(6), 273-276.

Anderson, J. (2014). Health Coaching: A Partnership on the Journey to Wellbeing [Chapter]. In M.J.Kreitzer & M.Koithan (Eds.), Integrative Nursing (pp. 153-162). Oxford Academic. 2014), https://doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199860739.003.0014.


Selected Presentations

Anderson, J. K. (2019, January 16). Closing the Loop: Teaching, Learning and Caring in a Nurse-led Clinic System [Conference presentation]. Faculty Practice Pre-Conference Meeting, American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

Anderson, J. K., & Karlen, E. (2018, October 04). Call-Center Uses Evidence-based Algorithm and Provider Network to Improve Patient Access [Conference poster presentation]. Vizient Connections Summit, Las Vegas, Nevada.

Anderson, J. K. (2018, October 02). MHealth Nurse Practitioners Clinic System [Conference presentation]. Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative.

Anderson, J. K., & Funk, K. A. (2018, September 27). Nurse Practitioner and Pharmacists Collaborating for Improved Care [Conference presentation]. Doctorate of Nursing Practice Annual Conference, Palm Springs, California.

Anderson, J. K. (2018, January 08). Appropriate Spine Care: A Team Based Approach [Conference presentation]. MHealth Quality Improvement Group, University of Minnesota.

Anderson, J. K. (2017, September 01). Nurse Practitioner and Pharmacist Collaboration in Primary Care [Conference presentation]. American Association of Nurse Practitioners Lunch N’ Learn.

Anderson, J. K. (2017, June 08). Appropriate Spine Care: A Team Based Approach [Conference presentation]. Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative Conference, CMS, Baltimore, Maryland.

Anderson, J. K. (2017, April 26). Team-Based Care: A Primary Care Perspective [Keynote/Plenary Speaker]. Greater New York City Practice Transformation (PTN) Group, Department of Population Health, New York City, New York.

Anderson, J. K. (2017, January 01). Interprofessional Care and Education [Conference presentation].

Anderson, J. K. (2016, November 11). Creating a Culture of Practice Excellence for Better Patient Experiences [Conference presentation]. Women Impacting Healthcare, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Funk, K., Anderson, J. K., Clancy, T., Larson, T., & Sorensen, T. (2015, October 01). School of Nursing and College of Pharmacy Partnership in the Development of a Primary Care Clinic [Conference presentation]. American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California.


Selected Grants

Award: Enhancing Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners (PMHNP) and FNP DNP Student Readiness to Provide Integrated, Interprofessional Health Care to Persons with Mental Illness and Complex Medical Needs Who Are Typically Underserved in Urban and Rural Communities
Project Investigators: Kaas, Merrie Jean (Principal), Anderson, Jane Kathryne (Consultant)
Sponsoring Organization: HRSA
Award Dates: July 2016 - July 2019

Award: Integrating Oral Health and Primary Care in Nurse Managed Primary Care
Project Investigators: Self, Karl D (Principal), Anderson, Jane Kathryne (Consultant)
Sponsoring Organization: Delta Dental Foundation
Award Dates: 2015 - 2018

Award: Education for Nursing Students Integrative Health Care with Underserved Populations, Systems, and Leadership
Project Investigators: Juve, Catherine (Principal), Anderson, Jane Kathryne (Content Expert)
Sponsoring Organization: School of Nursing
Award Dates: January 5, 2013 - May 18, 2014

Award: Transforming Clinical Practice Initiative
Role: National Faculty
Sponsoring Organization: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Washington DC
Award Dates: July 2016-September 2019