Professor in the School of Nursing, University of Minnesota

Barb Leonard, PhD, RN, PNP, is a professor in the School of Nursing at the University of Minnesota. Leonard has faculty appointments in the School of Public Health and the Center for Spirituality & Healing and holds a professorship of Long-Term Care of Children in the School of Nursing. She is also spiritual director with certification from the Weston Jesuit School of Theology's Center for Religious Development in Cambridge, Mass. Leonard directs the Center for Children with Special Health Care Needs in the School of Nursing funded by the Maternal and Child Health Bureau of the Department of Health and Human Services.