Sonia Gasparini, PhD
Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology and Anatomy
LSU Health-New Orleans
Sonia Gasparini is a Professor of Neuroscience and Cell Biology and Anatomy at the LSU Health-New Orleans (LSUHNO). She received her PhD in Physiology from the University of Milan and completed a first post-doctoral fellowship at the International School for Advanced Studies in Trieste (SISSA-ISAS), Italy and a second one in the Neuroscience Center of Excellence at LSUHNO. In addition to her research on the mechanisms of information processing and memory formation and teaching activities in the School of Medicine and Graduate Studies, Dr. Gasparini has served as the Faculty Liaison for Graduate Studies for the LSUHNO Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (CIPECP) at LSUHNO since its inception.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Self-reported assessment tools are commonly used in IPE to measure change in student attitudes and/or perceptions. Real time pre-tests measurements are subject to ‘response-shift bias’. A response-shift bias occurs when there is a change in the participant’s understanding of the content, therefore changing the participant’s standard of measurement (Howard and Dailey, J. Appl. Psychol. 64, 144; 1979). The Student Perceptions of Interprofessional Clinical Education - Revised 2 (SPICE-R2) tool is used to measure students’ perceptions towards interprofessional teamwork and team-based practice (…