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Health Sciences

Using Interprofessional Education to Advance Wellness for Vulnerable Populations

When: June 8, 2022, 8:15 am - Wednesday

Where: Ezell 301

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Session Abstract

Christian Higher Education plays a pivotal role in the development of health professionals that will advance wellness for vulnerable populations. We are committed to training our students so as to ensure inclusive and equitable quality healthcare for all. This session invites participants to address issues related to healthcare education that advances wellness for all, particularly for vulnerable populations, with an emphasis on the importance of interprofessional and inter institutional partnerships.


Jennifer Shewmaker, Abilene Christian University, Convener

  • Jennifer Shewmaker, Abilene Christian University, Participant
  • Regina Offidile, Meharry/Vanderbilt Alliance, Participant
  • Terry Baggs, Abilene Christian University, Participant
  • Rachel Slaymaker, Abilene Christian University, Participant
  • Chad Gentry, Lipscomb University, Participant

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