IP Leadership Team Member, Kim Krytus, Director of MPH Initiatives, collaborated with Erie County Department of Health to offer a free Naracan training session to all health professions education programs as part of National Public Health Week.
The School of Nursing Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant will fund development of an interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) team to lead screenings and behavioral health care, and provide clinical training to graduate students in the UB Schools of Nursing, Social Work and Graduate School of Education.
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 education.
Larry Zielinski is an expert on the business and economics of health care, health care delivery and innovation. He serves as the Executuve in Residence, Health Care Administration, in the School of Management.
Office of IPE to host its third annual Fall IP Forum, Confronting Opioid Dependence: An Interprofessional Strategy at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences on Thursday, November 8th. UB health professional students from 12 professional programs will collaborate in interprofessional teams to address the recognition of and solutions for the burgeoning opioid epidemic in our country.