Shelley Ferrin, MA
Health Education Coordinator and IP Education Specialist
University of Kentucky Center for Interprofessional Health Education
Shelley holds degrees in Radiography (AAS), Leadership in Medical Imaging (BS), and Adult and Higher Education (MA). She spent 22 years as a practicing radiographer and served as a faculty member in the Radiography Program and Developmental Education Area at Bluegrass Community and Techinical College and practiced as a staff Radiographer with UK Healthcare before joining the University of KY Center for Interprofessional Health Education in 2017. The position of Health Education Coordinator and IP Education Specialist has broadened her work with students and faculty from all across campus. Facilitating and collaborating with a variety of colleques, serving on committees and facilitating/develoing courses that showcase the importance of IP teams and teamwork are the focus of her current work.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Harnessing the Power of Student Groups on Mentoring- University of Kentucky’s Center for Interprofessional Health Educations Story
The Center for Interprofessional Health Education (CIHE) was created in 2010 with student groups emerging as part of the co-curricular offerings early on. CIHE student groups offer a place where the passions and interests of the students are put in the spot light. Extracurricular organizations are often a place for students to learn and experience things that may not be included in their professional curriculum. In this way, student groups are a vital supplement to professional programs. In early 2018 an initiative was brought forward to formalize our involvement with the campus and required…