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Teresa Schicker

Degree & Credential: MPA
Location: Minnesota
Title: Manager, Nexus Innovations Network
Organization: University of Minnesota, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
Profession: Education Administrator
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I am delighted to serve the Nexus Innovations Network, the National Center’s applied research sites.  In a previous role I lead the Minnesota training center for the national implementation of TeamSTEPPS, a curriculum aimed at optimizing patient outcomes by improving communication and teamwork skills among health care professionals.  In this position I worked closely with researchers and clinicians in the Department of Medicine at the University of Minnesota.  I also have professional experience in technology staffing, hotel management and youth mentoring. 

I earned a master’s degree in public affairs from the University of Minnesota Humphrey School, focusing on public administration and health. I co-authored a capstone project, “Diagnosing Healthcare in America: Impacts of Immigrants and Occupational Licensing”. Additionally, I obtained a graduate minor from the Center for Spirituality and Healing. My interests include religious practices and their influence on health practices, maternal and child health, immigration, and reducing health disparities.  I also have a certificate in Project Management from the University of Minnesota. I spend time away from the office with my children, spouse, and an overzealous vegetable garden.   

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