VERMILLION, S.D. – Three teams of University of South Dakota faculty and leadership from the School of Health Sciences and the Sanford School of Medicine presented at the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (NEXUS) annual summit conference.
Faculty and leadership presenters were Sabina Kupershmidt, Ph.D., Whitney Lucas-Moliter, O.T.D., Kory Zimney, D.P.T., Allison Naber, O.T.D., Tracy Cleveland, Ed.D., Mandy Williams, Ph.D., Carissa Regnerus, M.A., Chelsea Wesner, M.P.H. and Susan Anderson, M.D.
These USD faculty members and leaders, representing a variety of programs within the university’s school of health sciences and medical school, addressed issues related to interprofessional health care in rural settings, assisting critical care and producing interprofessional health care education that is relevant and impactful. USD has been a national leader in creating and implementing innovative and meaningful interprofessional education in its health and medical programs.
The 2020 NEXUS conference was held as a virtual conference. Interprofessional health care involves the use of a multitude of cooperating fields and disciplines to improve health care outcomes for patients.