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About Margaret Pharris

Margaret Dexheimer Pharris is a professor in the Department of Nursing and she teaches a Global Search for Justice course in Guatemala. From 2011-2016, Dr. Pharris served as the Associate Dean for Nursing and Respiratory Care. Prior to that, she was the Graduate Nursing Programs Director. Pharris received her BSN, MPH, MSN, and PhD from the UMN, where she was a 2-year Fellow in Adolescent Health. Pharris co-authored a $750,000 Office of Women's Health grant establishing a Community Center of Excellence in Women's Health at NorthPoint Health & Wellness Center in N. Minneapolis, where she was a founding member on the board of directors from 2003-2009. She has coordinated several grants and community-based collaborative action research projects to identify and address barriers to health for women and girls of color. Pharris co-edited Transforming Nursing Education: The Culturally Inclusive Environment, focused on creating an inclusive education environment for underrepresented student populations, and co-authored Community-Based Collaborative Action Research: A Nursing Approach, which won 2012 AJN Book of the Year Award for research. She has spoken nationally and internationally and has been a visiting professor at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, U of TN, U of MA, Amherst, and SDSU.

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Present Professor, Nursing, St. Catherine University Nursing Department
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1999 PhD, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Ph.D., Nursing
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1994 Masters of Public Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Division of Health Management and Policy, Maternal Child Health
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1994 MS, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Nursing and Public Health
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1992 BS, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota ‐ Nursing
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