Elizabeth West, MA, MPH, CPH
Director of Education
Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health

Elizabeth M. Weist, MA, MPH, CPH, Director of Education for the Association of Schools and Programs of Public Health (ASPPH), leads its learning, accreditation, and interprofessional initiatives. She also serves as the ASPPH representative to the Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) planning committee, contributing to both the 2011 IPEC competency development process and the 2016 competency update and co-leading the 2021-2022 competency updating initiative.

Ms. Weist has worked and studied on four continents, spanning the governmental, private, and non-profit sectors, with 23 years of dedicated service to academic public health. At ASPPH, she collaborates with constituent leaders and partners to create initiatives, resources, and events that position member schools and programs in successful, evidence-based teaching and learning for collaborative practice.

Ms. Weist earned her Master of Public Health (MPH) degree in International Health Promotion from the George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health, a Master of Arts (MA) from the University of Virginia, and a Bachelor of Arts (BA) from James Madison University.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC) is launching a review and revision of the Core Competencies, and seeking feedback to improve them to better serve the needs of health professions’ educators and practitioners, students, and the health workforce. During the online meeting, IPEC leaders will provide an overview of the Core Competencies, and describe the review and revision process for participants to comment and help guide the effort. Come join your interprofessional education and practice colleagues and contribute to improving how the Core Competencies can be used to…