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NEW IPE LEADERSHIP

Dr. Patricia J. Ohtake, associate professor of physical therapy, department of rehabilitation science in the University at Buffalo (UB) School of Public Health and Health Professions, has been appointed assistant vice president for Interprofessional Education.

RESEARCH HIGHLIGHTS

IITG Grant Awarded to Interprofessional Team

Drs Patricia Ohtake, Kim Griswold , and Linda Pessar have been awarded a SUNY IITG grant titled "Improving Health Care Delivery for Refugees and African Americans using Technology Enhanced Interprofessional Experiential Learning."

IPE FACULTY SPOTLIGHT

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.

UPCOMING IPE EVENTS

On November 9, 2017 the Office of IPE will host its 2nd IP Forum addressing the recognition and solutions for the burgeoning opioid epidemic in our country. The Confronting Opioid Dependence - An Interprofessional Approach IP Forum will bring ~1,000 health professions together.