Mary Williams, MPH
Doctoral Candidate
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Hudson College of Public Health
Mary L. Williams, MPH, is a doctoral student in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology within the Hudson College of Public Health at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC). She received her Master’s of Public Health spring 2020 and is a 2020 OKLEND Fellow. Currently, she is pursuing a PhD in Epidemiology at OUHSC. Her research interests include health disparities and disability.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Themes addressed: (themes 1, 2, & 3) When patient and families are engaged members of interprofessional health care teams, an elevated level of interprofessional clinical care is possible. To train healthcare professionals who are able to engage patients and families in patient-centered and family-centered health care teams, patient-family-caregivers must be partners in pre-service education (Theme 1). Simulated patient care experiences provide pre-service learners with safe and practical methods to gain knowledge, skills, and helpful attitudes toward patients-families-caregivers (Theme 3…