Katie Sniffen, MS, ATC
Program Coordinator
Saint Louis University
Katie Sniffen is an athletic trainer with six years of clinical experience providing quality, affordable, and accessible health care to collegiate student-athletes at the University of Oregon and Pepperdine University. She returned to academia in 2017, devoting her time to interprofessional education and health outcomes research. Katie currently serves as the Program Coordinator for St. Louis University’s Center for Health Outcomes Research, adjunct faculty in the Department of Athletic Training and Physical Therapy, and a doctoral student in the Public Health Studies program. Katie’s research interests include demonstrating the value of athletic training services on the health of populations.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Focus groups were conducted with alumni/ae of Saint Louis University’s health professions programs that participated in interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum. The purpose of the study was to assess the impact of longitudinal IPE on clinical practice behaviors and experiences across multiple health professions (occupational therapy, physical therapy, pharmacy, and medicine. Because IPE can occur at various time points across health professions education and training, this project was focused on understanding how and where individuals acquired and utilized training at different stages…