Tamarie Macon, PhD
Director, Clinical Programs @ MAHEC; Assistant Professor UNC Gillings School of Public Health
MAHEC & UNC Gillings School of Public Health
Dr. Tamarie Macon is the Director of Community Initiatives at the Mountain Area Health Education Center (MAHEC), as well as assistant professor in the UNC Gillings School’s Master of Public Health Program in Asheville. As a faculty member at UNC Health Sciences at MAHEC, Dr. Macon instructs and mentors students in the MPH Program, supports the development and evaluation of community-based health initiatives across Western North Carolina, and facilitates public health research in collaboration with community and institutional partners.
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…