Policy and Advocacy


Whende M. Carroll, MSN-RN, BC, FHIMSS, Director, Clinical Optimization, Contigo Health, Founder, Nurse Evolution



Kelly Aldrich
Susan Alexander
Christel Anderson
Ida Androwich
Marianne Baernholdt
Kari Ballou
Nancy Beale
Dana Bensinger
Melissa Serna Breth
Whende Carroll 
Karen Dunn Lopez 
Willa Fields
Valerie Fong
Brenda Kulhanek
Norma Lang
Laura Heermann Langford
Ellen Makar
Kathleen McGrow
Judy Murphy
Roberta Pawlak
Jana Pownell
Priya Rajamani 
Nur Rajwany
Cathy Schwartz
Joyce Sensmeier


Elevate the voice and visibility of each workgroup’s nurse-led Big Data initiatives.  We will be lending advocacy recommendations to support the endorsement and dissemination of leading-edge collateral, deliverables, and work products (Updated draft to be approved by Workgroup Summer/Fall 2021).

Contact nursingbigdata@umn.edu to volunteer for this working group.