Assistant Professor/Nurse Practitioner
Winona State University
Kathryn Frie DNP, APRN, ANP-BC, GNP-BC, APNP, PHN dual certified as an Adult and Geriatric Nurse Practitioner certified through the ANCC. Lately earning a Doctor of Nursing Practice in Leadership and Innovations from Winona State University. Enrolled in a Family Nurse Practitioner certificate program through Winona State University. Receiving a Master’s degree from UW-Madison school of Nursing and, Bachelor's degree from Winona State University. Recently completing a fellowship within the Duke University, Johnson & Johnson Nurse Leadership program, with focus surrounding interprofessional education clinical experiences within rural settings. Currently working as Assistant Professor in Nursing at Winona State University with primary teaching role in clinical prevention and population health within nursing. As a Nurse Practitioner seeing patients and families within primary care in rural settings concentrating within underserved and underinsured populations.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background, including statement of problem, and aimsThe purpose of this project is to expand an existing clinical education model at a local university in a rural medically underserved region to create a system for innovative training and practice of interprofessional students in community-based settings. Bridges Health is a student-led, faculty-guided initiative bringing free health services to the community. The mission and goals are to support the needs of the community by bridging the gap of obtaining preventative screening services, while providing a clinical educational model to an…