Dean Luis H. Zayas, research assistant professor Farya Phillips and assistant dean for health affairs Dede Sparks have bee selected as members of the inaugural class of Health IPE Fellows by the Center for Health Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE). They will be inducted at a private ceremony and reception on Friday, November 1, 2019, at Dell Medical School’s Health Learning Building.
Health IPE Fellows represent the highest level of IPE ambassadorship and promote interprofessional education and practice among health professions learners in all stages of their careers. Through their contributions to teaching, scholarship, and service, Health IPE Fellows transform health care delivery and advance population health.
In addition to Zayas, Phillips and Sparks, the 2019 class of Health IPE Fellows include Dean M. Lynn Crismon, professor Patrick Davis, and clinical assistant professor Lucas Hill from the College of Pharmacy; Dean Clay Johnston, clinical assistant professor Rich Bottner, and associate chair for education Dan Richards from the Dell Medical School; and dean Alexa Stuifbergen, clinical assistant professor Lori Haertel, and clinical professor Stephanie Morgan from the School of Nursing.