Stephanie Kiser, RPh
Director, Rural Health & Interprofessional Education, Professor of the Practice
UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC)
Stephanie Kiser is the Director of Rural Health and Professor of the Practice with the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Additionally, Stephanie serves as Director for Interprofessional Education with UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC (Mountain Area Health Education Center). On the Asheville campus, she leads the Rural Pharmacy Health Scholars program, the only graduate certificate program of its kind being offered in a school of pharmacy. The certificate program prepares student pharmacists for collaborative, interprofessional practices that will serve the unique health care needs of North Carolinians living in rural and small communities.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
A Rural Interprofessional Education Response to COVID-19 in Western North Carolina; Rapidly Addressing the Needs of Our Community
In response to experiential rotation disruptions caused by "stay at home" orders related to COVID 19, an interprofessional team of faculty representing medicine, pharmacy, public health and clinical administration came together and quickly designed and launched an interprofessional rotation. This interprofessional rotation offered participants the opportunity to engage in local and regional preparedness and healthcare delivery elements for COVID-19. An interprofessional co-hort of 19 learners participated in this innovative, completely synchronous, virtual rotation. The learning objectives…