Clinical Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Teddie Potter has been a nurse educator for over sixteen years. In 2012, she received the Excellence in Nursing Education Award from the University of Minnesota School of Nursing Alumni Society. She has shown a long-term commitment to diversity and inclusivity, studying factors that help diverse students succeed in nursing school and teaching elder care as a noteworthy specialty. In 2015, Dr. Potter was selected as the recipient of the Josie R. Johnson Human Rights and Social Justice Award. The award honors University of Minnesota faculty, staff and students who, through their principles and practices, exemplify Johnson's standard of excellence in creating respectful and inclusive living, learning and working environments. Her newly released book, Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care, was co-authored with internationally recognized social theorist, attorney, and macro-historian, Riane Eisler. The book received a 2014 AJN Book of the Year Award and the 2015 Capstone International Nursing Book Award. She is Executive Editor for the newly launched Interdisciplinary Journal of Partnership Studies.