“Most of the important things in the world have been accomplished by people who have kept on trying when there seemed to be no hope at all.”
— Dale Carnegie, American writer
May Hang, DNP, APRN,CNP
May Hang was born in Laos. May and her family immigrated to the US in 1976 and for most of her childhood and young adult years, she grew up in Wausau, Wisconsin. May went to college attending UW-Eau Claire where in 1994 she earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. She returned to Wausau where she began her nursing career. First working at Wausau Hospital as a Registered Nurse on the Labor and Delivery floor, then went to Bridge Community Health Clinic, Wausau’s first Federally Qualified Health Clinic, as the RN Case Manager and later serving as one of three school nurses for the Wausau School District.
In 1998 May moved to the Twin Cities to pursue her higher education and in 2003 May received her Master of Science in Nursing Degree from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, MN, allowing her to function as a Family Nurse Practitioner. May began her Family Nurse Practitioner career with MinuteClinic in 2003. She was promoted in 2005 to District Manager of Operation for the Twin Cities market and again promoted in 2006 where she relocated to Michigan to lead the first wave of MinuteClinic’s expansion nationally.
In 2014, May was promoted and relocated back to Minnesota serving as the State Practice Manager for the Twin Cities Market. In her capacity May is responsible for all business and clinical operations including medically evaluating sick patients, hiring, and training new Nurse Practitioners, setting fiscal policies and ensuring for high quality of care and great customer service.
As her passion has always been to provide care for the underserved and diverse communities, in Jan of 2017, May join the NorthPoint Health Wellness Center as a Family Nurse Practitioner, providing primary care to all age group. May also return to school and obtained her Doctor of Nursing practice receiving her degree December 2019. Currently, she continues to provide care as a part of the NorthPoint Medical team.
May joined Hmong Nurses Association as one of the Board members in April 2021. She is also the Chair of the 1st Hmong Nurses Association Nursing Conference which will be held on August 5-6, 2022, in St. Paul, MN.