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Interprofessional Education Series on Pandemic Disease Response

Over 190 faculty, students and staff participated. Join us next session!

Distinguished panelists headshots

On April 8, 2021, over 190 faculty, students and staff came together from the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences, Program in Public Health, and School of Medicine to participate in the second interprofessional education session of the academic year. This session focused on pandemic disease response and included a presentation of COHS faculty moderated by David Timberlake, PhD, from Program in Public Health, and the distinguished panelists:

Suellen Hopfer, PhD, Program in Public Health
Keri Hurley-Kim, PharmD, MPH, BCACP, APh, School of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences
Jose Mayorga, MD, School of Medicine
Daniel Parker, PhD, Program in Public Health
Susanne Phillips, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, FAANP, FAAN, Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

Panelists shared their expertise and experience in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic and described the critical role of each health profession in addressing the needs in our local Orange County community. Further, students met in breakout rooms to engage in interprofessional discussions with faculty facilitators to discuss the impact on health equity as a result of the pandemic.