Lisa McCormick, DrPH, MPH
Associate Dean, Public Health; Associate Professor, Department of Environmental Health Science
University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
Lisa C. McCormick, DrPH, MPH, is the Associate Dean for Public Health Practice and an Associate Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the UAB School of Public Health. Her primary research interests are focused on public health preparedness and response, the organization of response systems, and assessing interorganizational networks as a dimension of response capacity and community resiliency. Dr. McCormick currently teaches the MPH Capstone Course (PUH 695) and other courses in disaster and emergency management and preparedness policy at both the graduate and undergraduate level.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

BackgroundEducation across health professions, rather than in silos, is essential to preparing future healthcare providers for team-based healthcare. A major challenge is how to involve distance learners in IP team activities. This poster documents progress and challenges encountered in engaging an interprofessional (IP) design team of students and faculty working in partnership, to develop an on-line IP Collaboratory course.  DesignStudents, faculty and staff from six professions; medicine, public health, dentistry, occupational therapy, social work, and nursing, partnered with librarians…