Lorraine Alexander, DrPH
Director of IPEP: Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Lorraine Alexander, DrPH is the Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP) for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Gillings School of Global Public Health (UNC GSGPH) and is an associate professor in the Department of Epidemiology at UNC GSGPH. She has 22 years of experience in online learning, competency-based curriculum design and evaluation for both continuing education of health professionals as well as for graduate education programs at UNC GSGPH. She has been involved in the development of several online-based IPEP educational activities and courses at UNC since 2014. She received her DrPH from the UNC GSGPH.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
(CONNECT): Creating Interprofessional Opportunities for Navigating, Networking, and Engaging Patients, Students, and Communities in Telehealth
This session focuses on an ongoing effort to proactively embed sustainable interprofessional telehealth education opportunities into existing health professions' curricula. The use of telehealth – the delivery of health care services using electronic audiovisual technology – has grown significantly, particularly since the Covid-19 pandemic required changes in healthcare delivery. Telehealth was used as a coping strategy during the pandemic; however, it offers the potential for high-quality, sustainable care. As team-based care has been shown to support the Quadruple Aim, team-based telehealth…