Wednesday, October 24 | 8:30 am

The Role of Interprofessional Education in Complementary and Integrative Medicine: Possibilities and Tensions
Dr. Scott Reeves, Founding Director
Interprofessional Healthcare Education, University of California, San Francisco
Dr Scott Reeves is the Founding Director, Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Healthcare Education, University of California, San Francisco.  He is a social scientist who has been undertaking health professions education and health services research for nearly 20 years.  His main interests are focused on developing conceptual, empirical and theoretical knowledge to inform the design and implementation of interprofessional education and practice activities.  To date, he has received over $13m in grant capture from a range of national and international funding bodies. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed papers, numerous book chapters, textbooks and monographs. Many of his books and chapters have been translated from English to a number other languages including Japanese, Norwegian and Russian.  While he works as Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Interprofessional Care, he has also edited for the BMJ and the Journal of Continuing Education for the Health Professions.  Presently, he is working as a co-editor for a series of interprofessional textbooks for Radcliffe Press.  He also currently holds honorary faculty positions in a number of institutions around the world, including: the Medical Case Centre, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden; Keenan Research Centre, Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, Canada; and Institute of Health Sciences Education, Queen Mary University of London, UK. 

Friday, October 26 | 3:30 pm

The Nexus: Interprofessional Education in a Transforming Health System
Dr. Barbara F. Brandt, Assistant VP for Education
University of Minnesota Academic Health Center
Barbara Brandt has served as the Associate Vice President for Education and Professor, Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems at the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center since 2000.  She has served as the Principal Investigator and the Director of the Minnesota Area Health Education Center statewide network, an interprofessional workforce development program for rural and urban underserved Minnesota.   Dr. Brandt is responsible for implementing the University of Minnesota Academic Health Center 1Health initiative in interprofessional education in allied health, dentistry, medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health and veterinary medicine.
Dr. Brandt holds a Master of Education and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Adult and Continuing Education with a specialty in continuing professional education from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.   She completed Kellogg-sponsored post-doctoral fellowship for faculty in adult and continuing education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 
Dr. Brandt is active nationally in advancing the field of interprofessional health education.   In 2007, she co-chaired the first Collaborating Across Borders (CAB) conference held in Minneapolis, Minnesota and the CAB III conference in Tucson, Arizona.  She is committed to supporting leaders in organizations who are working to implement interprofessional education in their own settings.  To this end, she is working with colleagues to create a national organization, the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative.