WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–April 19, 2022–
The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) has announced the honorable mention winners and finalists for the 2022 Interprofessional Education (IPE) Excellence Collaborative Award, the organization’s flagship program presented in partnership with the Officers Foundation of the public health service for the advancement of public health. Health (COF).
The IPEC/COF award recognizes faculty, students and staff who have demonstrated excellence in ECI and collaborative health care. Submissions were evaluated on reach, impact, results and innovation.
“Even before the pandemic, student mental health and resilience was a growing concern on college and university campuses,” said Lucinda L. Maine, PhD, RPh, IPEC Board Chair and Executive Chair. and CEO of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. “On the heels of this uniquely challenging time, the University of North Florida’s PERCH program and its continuum of behavioral health services have dramatically increased its commitment to students in need and helped their communities thrive.”
“Distinguished recipients and honorable mentions exemplify our shared values of advocacy, education, scholarship, partnership and leadership,” added U.S. Public Health Service Rear Admiral (Retired) Steve Solomon, MD, FACP , FIDSA. “Their dedication to patient care embodies our vision to advance public health and public health leadership for a healthier nation. We are proud to honor these teams, programs and institutions, some of them for the second time, for their outstanding achievements in promoting interprofessional collaboration.
The full list of 2022 winners follows:
IPEC COF Awards 2022: Big Winner
University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
OspreyPERCH: Prevention, Early Intervention, and Resilience through Counseling and Holistic Health: A Clinical Training Program in Integrative Behavioral Health
Carlene Taylor, EdD, LMHC, NCC, ERYT, ESMHL, University of North Florida Brooks College of Health
Danielle Free, MS-CMHC, MSPP, University of North Florida Brooks College of Health
Jessie Stapleton, PhD, MSEd, University of North Florida Brooks College of Health
Honorable Mention IPEC COF 2022: Health Communications and Technologies in Health
Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
Making Public Health Visible Across Disciplines: An Online Interprofessional Initiative
Mary Showstark, MPAS, PA-C, Yale University Medical School Physician Assistant Program Online
Andrew Wiss, PhD, EdM, George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health
Dawn Joosten-Hagye, PhD, LCSW, University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work
Erin Embry, MPA, MS, CCC-SLP, New York University Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development
Cheryl Resnik, PT, DPT, FNAP, FAPTA, University of Southern California Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy
Elke Zschaebitz, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, Georgetown University School of Nursing and Health Sciences
IPEC COF 2022 Honorable Mention: Community Empowerment and Education
Winona State University, Winona, MN
Jennifer Timm, DNP, RN, PHN, Winona State University College of Nursing and Health Sciences, Department of Graduate Nursing
Cherie Fritz, RDH, MSDH, Rochester Community and Technical College Dental Hygiene Program
Nora Kraemer, PhD, LAT, ATC, CSCS, Winona State University, Department of Health, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences
Honorable Mention IPEC COF 2022: Communities at Risk and Vulnerable
New York University, New York, NY
Inter-professional and inter-institutional prenatal oral health program for vulnerable pregnant women
Stefanie Russell, DDS, MPH, PhD, New York University College of Dentistry
Mary Kang, DDS, FICD, New York University College of Dentistry
Judita Bautista, MD, Bellevue Hospital and New York University Grossman School of Medicine
All winners will be recognized at an awards ceremony, to be held in conjunction with the IPEC Summer 2022 Members Meeting on June 27, 2022 in Washington, DC.
Previously submitted projects that did not receive the national award are eligible for re-submission, although new applications must be submitted. IPEC Associate Director Shelley McKearney expressed her gratitude to this year’s nominees saying, “Thank you to everyone who took the time to make a nomination this year, and to all of our PHS volunteers on our panel. We were delighted to receive updates on these important initiatives and hope this will inspire others to share their interprofessional efforts with us next year.
The 2023 awards cycle will open in September 2022. For more details on the winners and the application process, visit the IPEC website website.
About Interprofessional Collaboration in Education
IPEC’s mission is to ensure that new and current health care professionals master the skills essential for interprofessional, interprofessional and collaborative patient-centred, community-focused and population-based practice. Eligible institutional members must be associations that represent and serve academic units in higher education institutions that offer an educational program leading to the award of one or more academic degrees to students in one or more of the professions of the who provide direct patient care. For more information, visit IPEC website.
About the PHS Commissioned Officers Foundation for the Advancement of Public Health (COF)
COF was founded and continues its work to build leadership in public health through advocacy, education, research, partnerships, and direct support of prevention and public health programs. COF supports the career development of United States Public Health Service Commissioned Corps officers and supports the growth of the Commissioned Corps as a force for a healthier nation and world. For more information, visit the COF website.
CONTACT: Shelley McKearney
KEYWORD: DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA
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SOURCE: Interprofessional Education Collaboration
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