The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing, School of Human Ecology, and Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies are assembling an interdisciplinary research team to work closely with Wisconsin Native Nations to address tribal health, environmental and social challenges. Three new faculty members will collaborate closely with tribal communities and Native organizations to identify needs and determine priorities while advancing science.
Signe Skott Cooper devoted more than 60 years to nursing education at UW–Madison and within the UW System. Her wartime service shaped her life, personally and professionally.
Clinical Professor Barb Pinekenstein ’73 has spent her career mentoring nurses and encouraging them to share their expertise at the highest level.