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Teri Pipe
Core Faculty at the Center for Healthy Minds, Richard E. Sinaiko Professor in Health Care Leadership, Professor of Practice at the School of Nursing

Teri Pipe, Ph.D., 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, business people, 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.


Ph.D. Health Policy and Administration with a minor in Gerontology, Pennsylvania State University

M.S.N. Emphasis in Gerontology, University of Arizona 1989

B.S.N. University of Iowa 1985