Christi Barbee, AuD, F-AAA, CCC-A
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Christi Barbee, AuD, F-AAA, CCC-A, is an assistant professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She serves as the chair-elect Executive Council of the Interprofessional Educators and Practitioners Association (IEPA) and co-chairs the Faculty Development committee within the IEPA.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
The success of our programming has been tied to the support of our institutional leadership. As a comprehensive academic health center with almost thirty participating programs, reliance on grassroots programming led by IPE champions was not sustainable. It was only with the support of our Chief Academic Officer that our interprofessional programming significantly matured. Improvements seen include establishment of the Office of Interdisciplinary Programs under the Vice Provost, access to funding through the establishment of a mandatory fee, and appointment of staff FTE in addition to faculty…