Connie Delaney, PhD, RN, FAAN, FACMI, professor and dean, University of Minnesota School of Nursing, is the knowledge generation lead for the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. In this role, Dean Delaney will provide strategic oversight for the National Center’s approach to adding to the knowledge base in the field of interprofessional practice and education through the shared expertise of our growing national network.
Connie served as Associate Director of the Clinical Translational Science Institute –Biomedical Informatics, and Acting Director of the Institute for Health Informatics (IHI) in the Academic Health Center from 2010-2015. She was the first Fellow in the College of Medical Informatics to serve as a Dean of Nursing and was an inaugural appointee to the USA Health Information Technology Policy Committee, Office of the National Coordinator, Office of the Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Dean Delaney’s leadership builds on a legacy of demonstrated successful engagement of networks toward co-discovery of solutions that add to the knowledge base in a field. She has extensive experience with virtual workgroups and the development of sharable and comparable data for analytics and big data science.