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Biography

Dr. Janet F. Quinn has dedicated over 25 years to the teaching, research, and practice of whole person healing.  She is committed to the creation of a true caring and healing health care system, and believes that the cultivation of authentic spirituality and a life grounded in love and compassion are key elements of healing for health care practitioners and the people they serve. Dr. Quinn is an InterSpiritual spiritual guide in private practice; Founder/Director of the Touching Body, Tending Soul™ program; founding faculty and Spiritual Director in Residence of the former Claritas Institute Interspiritual Mentor Training Program; Director of HaelanWorks; Associate Professor (adjunct) at the University of Colorado School of Nursing and an elected fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She is an international speaker and consultant in Re-Visioning the Nursing Shortage; Creating Habitats for Healing; Spirituality and Healing; Integrative Medicine/Nursing; Therapeutic Touch, Healing, Health Professional Sustainability and Healthcare as Spiritual Practice. Dr. Quinn is the author of a book of affirmations and meditations for women entitled I Am A Woman Finding My Voice, and is president of Wisdom Stones, LLC, which produces and markets touchstones to what matters most. She is also a passionate horsewoman and can often be found hanging out at the barn with her equine friends exploring the healing potential in the horse-human relationship.

Education

PhD in Nursing Research and Theory Development, New York University

Elected Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing (FAAN)

Registered Nurse in the State of Colorado

Teaching

Associate Professor, Adjunct, University of Colorado School of Nursing, Denver

Teaching, researching and practicing Therapeutic Touch for 30 years

Founding Associate Director, Faculty and Spiritual Director in Residence, Claritas Institute for Interspiritual Inquiry Interspiritual Mentor Training Program

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