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Photo of Teresa L. Connolly D.N.P., R.N., NEA-BC

Teresa L. Connolly D.N.P., R.N., NEA-BC
Public Member

Dr. Connolly has over 30 years of experience in nursing and 20 of those years in various leadership roles. Dr. Connolly received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, her Master of Science in Nursing and her Doctor in Nursing Practice from Loyola University in Chicago, both degrees with a focus on nursing administration.


Dr. Connolly holds the rank of Assistant Professor of Nursing, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Dr. Connolly is board certified as a Nurse Executive Advanced from the ANCC, a member of the American Organization of Nurse Executives, American Nurses Association, American College of Healthcare Executives and Sigma Theta Tau International.


Today, Dr. Connolly is the Chief Nursing Officer and is responsible for over 2,100 FTE’s across an integrated inpatient and ambulatory practice and has oversight for the three Mayo Clinic shields; research, education and practice.