Steering Committee

The IPE steering committee meets monthly and consists of academic (assistant/associate) deans from each of the five schools and professional programs in the HSC, supplemented by additional appointments of individuals based on Dean recommendations. This committee works with the Director of the HSC Office of Interprofessional Education to provide a structure for developing InterProfessional Education that is responsive to faculty, students, and staff in the five HSC schools/programs as well as links to the HSC campuses in Charleston and Martinsburg.

Rachel Abraham, MD, MPH, Director of Interprofessional and Continuing Education, School of Public Health
Stephen Alway, PhD, FACSM, Professor and Chair of Exercise Physiology
Kathleen Bors, MD, Assistant Dean of Student Services, Charleston Division
Amy Burt, MOT, OTR/L, Assistant Professor, Occupational Therapy
Pat Chase, PhD, Professor and Leader of My First Patient
Scott Cottrell, EDD, Associate Dean, Student Services, Department of Medical Education, School of Medicine
Christina DeBiase, MA, EDD, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Dentistry
Rashida Khakoo, MD, MACP, Professor & Section Chief, School of Medicine
Rebecca Kromar, RN, DNP, MBA, School of Nursing
Mary Beth Mandich, PT, PHD, Assoc Dean, Prof Program & Chair, Physical Therapy, School of Medicine
Michael Mueller - School of Medicine (student representative)
Georgia Narsavage PHD, CRNP, FAAN, Director HSC IPE, School of Nursing
Kari Sand-Jecklin, EDD, MSN, RN. Associate Professor, School of Nursing
Lillian Smith, DRPH, Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Community Engagement
Mary Stamatakis, PharmD, Assistant Dean Academic Affairs, School of Pharmacy
Ralph Utzman, PT, MPH, PhD, Associate Professor and Academic Coordinator WVU PT
April Vestal - Institute for Community and Rural Health
Louise Veselicky, DDS, MDS, Associate Vice President, Academic Affairs, HSC
Travis White, Clinical Assistant Professor, School of Pharmacy
David Wilks, MD, Professor, School of Medicine
Nick Young, MD, Simulation Coordinator, Charleston Division

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