Leadership

Julie Hall photo

Julie Hall, MHS, MT (ASCP)

Coordinator of the Interprofessional Education Office
Assistant Professor, Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Academics
College of Health Professions
Grand Valley State University

Email: hallju@gvsu.edu


IPE Champion Workgroups

The champion workgroups found below are centered around various IPE goals and initiatives meant to enhance interprofessional opportunities for students and increase collaboration that span across disciplines, learning institutions, and health care systems.

 

If you are interested in joining any of these workgroups, please email Julie Hall at hallju@gvsu.edu.


Clinical Settings

Champion Workgroup 

Long-Term Goal

  • Develop model units for teaching interprofessional collaboration (IPC) and institutionalize interprofessional education (IPE) and interprofessional practice (IPP) across partner clinical environments.

Short-Term Goal

  • Continue to identify clinical settings to develop interprofessional staff and faculty teams.

Curriculum

Champion Workgroup 

Long-Term Goals

  • The operationalization of IPE across the participating curriculums
  • Creating IPE for the current workforce
  • Examine/identify how to align entry-level programs for IPE

Short-Term Goal

  • Identify the IPE accreditation requirements across programs and strategies to support those standards

Michael Bouthillier, Pharm. D.

Michael Bouthillier

Clinical Settings Champion Workgroup Co-Leader

Cathy Harro, PT, DPT, MS, NCS

Cathy Harro

Curriculum Champion Workgroup Co-Leader

Denise Ludwig, PhD, CCC-SLP, FNAP

Denise Ludwig

Curriculum Champion Workgroup Co-Leader


Professional Development

Champion Workgroup 

Long-Term Goal

  • Promote a life-long commitment to interprofessional practice for the provision of safe, patient-centered, cost-effective, quality care.

Short-Term Goals

Provide professionals the information, skills, and tools to:

  • Investigate beliefs, perceptions, and attitudes about interprofessional practice and education
  • Model interprofessional practice, education, and research

Scholarship

Champion Workgroup 

Long-Term Goal

  • Implementation of interprofessional scholarship across disciplines and institutions.

Short-Term Goals

  • Support MIPERC conference through promotion, selection, and facilitation of conference podium presentations.
  • Encourage interprofessional education/practice research through the development of seminars and workshops.

Jeannette Pollatz, MSN

Jeannette Pollatz

Professional Development Champion Workgroup Co-Leader

Courtney Karasinski, PhD, CCC-SLP

Courtney Karasinski

Professional Development Champion Workgroup Co-Leader

Chad Sutliffe, MHA, Med, NHA

Chad Sutliffe

Scholarship Champion Workgroup Co-Leader

Martina Reinhold, PhD

Martina Reinhold

Scholarship Champion Workgroup Leader


Service Learning

Champion Workgroup

Long-Term Goal

  • The development of the infrastructure, implementation, and dissemination of global and local interprofessional team placements in service-learning activities relevant within each discipline’s curriculum. 

Short-Term Goals

  • The development of an inventory of interprofessional student learning projects across disciplines, institutions, and community partners that identify service-learning projects that are either interprofessional or have the capacity to be interprofessional.
  • Contribute to and disseminate scholarly findings on collaborative interprofessional service-learning experiences.

Simulation

Champion Workgroup - Simulation

Long-Term Goal

  • To facilitate the development of interprofessional simulations to serve the educational programs and healthcare agencies throughout the Midwest.

Short-Term Goal

  • Assist the MIPERC Curriculum Workgroup in providing interprofessional education activities through developing and assisting with a simulation event for PIPES.

Cara Singer, PhD, CCC-SLP

Cara Singer

Service-Learning Champion Workgroup Co-Leader

Jodie Elder, Pharm. D.

Jodi Elder

Service-Learning Champion Workgroup Co-Leader

Andrew Booth, DHEd, PA-C

Andy Booth

Simulation Champion Workgroup Co-Leader

Mike Shoemaker, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS

Mike Shoemaker, PT, DPT, PhD, GCS

Simulation Champion Workgroup Co-Leader