Patricia J. Ohtake, associate professor of physical therapy in
the Department of Rehabilitation Science, School of Public Health
and Health Professions, has been appointed assistant vice president
for interprofessional education.
Drs Fred Doloresco (Pharmacy), Nicholas Fusco (Pharmacy), Kelly
Foltz-Ramos (Nursing) have been awarded UB's 2017 Seed Grant for
Promoting Pedagogical Innovation, Development of
Interprofessional Objective Structured Clinical
Diane Elze has been a member of the IPE Leadership Team since
2012. She assisted in the pilot project and developed the online
module on cultural engagement, cultural competency and cultural
humility that is part of the Foundations of Interprofessional
Collaborative Practice series.
Patricia Ohtake is the Asst Vice President of IPE and an
associate professor in the Physical Therapy Program at UB. She
is involved in research projects examining the effectiveness of
simulation in physical therapy and interprofessional
On November 9, 2017 the Office of IPE hosted its 2nd annual IP
Forum addressing the recognition and solutions for the burgeoning
opioid epidemic in our country. The Fall Forum, Confronting Opioid
Dependence - An Interprofessional Approach brought together over
750 students from 10 professional programs.