Gayle Timmerman, PhD, RN, CNS, FNAP, FAAN
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor
The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing
Gayle Timmerman PhD, CNS, FNAP, FAAN, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Professor at The University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing, has been involved in research focused on health promotion with a specific focus on eating patterns and weight. As a core member of the Steering Committee for UT Health Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research Center, she has been part of a team leading interprofessional education for health professionals on campus. Additionally, she has completed a HRSA program grant, “Enhancing the Advanced Nursing Education of Clinical Nurse Specialists through Integration of Care for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions Using Interprofessional Education.”

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The seminar will introduce socialization of the interprofessional collaborative culture as an important pedagogical approach to prepare health professions students to enter the clinical learning environment and to center the learning experiences on interprofessional health ecosystem that includes patients, families, caregivers, and communities. The authors will share insights and outcomes of a foundational interprofessional course at one major research university that brought together about 300 students and faculty from on-campus four health professions programs (pharmacy, nursing, social…