Kari Brisolara, ScD, MSPH, QEP
Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, Ass. Prof. of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
LSU Health-New Orleans
Kari Fitzmorris Brisolara is the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and an Associate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences at the LSU Health-New Orleans (LSUHNO), School of Public Health. She received her MSPH and ScD degrees in Environmental Health Sciences from Tulane University, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. Her post-doctoral appointment was with USDA-ARS where she focused on the development of activated carbon from agricultural residuals. In addition to research and continuing education programs, she also serves as the Faculty Liaison for Public Health for the LSUHNO Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Self-reported assessment tools are commonly used in IPE to measure change in student attitudes and/or perceptions. Real time pre-tests measurements are subject to ‘response-shift bias’. A response-shift bias occurs when there is a change in the participant’s understanding of the content, therefore changing the participant’s standard of measurement (Howard and Dailey, J. Appl. Psychol. 64, 144; 1979). The Student Perceptions of Interprofessional Clinical Education - Revised 2 (SPICE-R2) tool is used to measure students’ perceptions towards interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice (…