Teri Pipe, PhD, RN

Position title: Professor of Practice

Email: tpipe@wisc.edu

Phone: 608-263-5458

4105 Signe Skott Cooper Hall

Teri Pipe

PhD, Pennsylvania State University in: Health Policy and Administration; Supporting Areas of Emphasis: Gerontology, 2000
MS, University of Arizona in: Gerontology, 1989
BSN, University of Iowa, 1985

Teri Pipe, PhD, RN is the Richard E. Sinaiko Professor in Health Care Leadership at the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Nursing and core faculty in the University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Healthy Minds. Dr. Pipe is Dean Emerita of the Edson College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University, where she served as Dean from 2011-2018 and as University-wide ASU Chief Well-Being Officer from 2017-2021. She was the Founding Director of ASU’s Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience. Prior to ASU, Dr. Pipe served as Mayo Clinic Arizona’s Director of Nursing Research and Innovation. She loves spending time in nature and exploring ways of bringing compassion and well-being more fully into our world. Dr. Pipe is an expert on well-being, with a focus on mindfulness and compassion. Her work focuses on implications of well-being within and beyond the healthcare and higher education sectors. Dr. Pipe is an expert on nursing leadership with a focus on interprofessionalism, bringing nurses together with physicians and other health professionals, businesspeople, and policy makers, to help redesign and improve well-being at individual, organizational, and societal levels. Her research interests include: well-being in professional and clinical populations, preventive and protective well-being strategies, and aging. She is a sought-after speaker on the topics of well-being, leadership, mindfulness, clinician workforce wellness, and compassion. Dr. Pipe earned her PhD in health policy and administration with a minor in gerontology from Pennsylvania State University, a master’s degree in nursing with an emphasis in gerontology from the University of Arizona, and a bachelor’s degree in nursing from the University of Iowa.

Research focus areas

Aging and Care for Older Adults

  • Well-being and human flourishing as lifespan developmental phenomena
  • Integrative strategies supporting whole-person well-being across the lifespan

Mental Health and Substance Use

  • Well-being and human flourishing in professional and clinical populations
  • Preventive and protective well-being and flourishing strategies for emerging adults and graduate students
  • Leadership strategies for well-being and flourishing
  • Mindfulness, clinician workforce wellness and compassion
  • Well-being strategies to support nursing workforce strength and longevity

Aging and Care for Older Adults      Mental Health and Substance Use