Doctor of Nursing Practice Student, University of Minnesota
Rachel is an experienced practicing nurse, doctoral student, nurse educator, and environmental advocate. She envisions nursing practice as an interconnected caring for human health and the health of the planet and its ecosystems. She will graduate with a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from the University of Minnesota in May of 2019, and she plans to use her nursing expertise and leadership skills to work towards transforming the relationship between humans and the natural world by increasing awareness of the interrelationships between human health and the health of the climate and biosphere.
The presenter recently organized, implemented, and evaluated a quality improvement project that was a leadership activation workshop series for health professionals focused on climate change as a health issue. The workshop series, entitled Be The Spark for Health Professionals, was modeled after and adapted from the original Be The Spark workshop curriculum that was created […]