Marshare Penny, DrPH
Department Chair - Public Health Sciences
CBU Health Science Campus
Dr. Marshare Penny, is a Professor and Chair for the Department of Public Health Sciences at California Baptist University. She earned her DrPH in Health Promotion from Loma Linda University and her MPH in epidemiology from San Diego State University. She has 15 years of experience in public health, with 10 years serving as a local epidemiologist in the Inland Empire region of California. She has conducted outbreak investigations and the trending and monitoring of injury and chronic diseases. Her research interests include the areas of health equity, social determinants of health, epidemiology, disaster preparedness, and injury and violence prevention.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

California Baptist University’s (CBU) health profession programs recognize the international call for integration of interprofessional education competencies to prepare students for collaborative practice. Called2Collaborate, CBU’s IPE leadership team, engage, educate and mentor faculty to integrate interprofessional curricula, learning experiences and learning assessments across health-related disciplines at California Baptist University and in the community. One proposed approach to improving health professionals’ abilities to work effectively in teams is to integrate the required…