Mariette Sourial, PharmD
Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Director of Interprofessional Education
Palm Beach Atlantic University, Gregory School of Pharmacy
Dr. Mariette Sourial received her PharmD from Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. She completed an ambulatory care PGY-1 residency through the University of Minnesota in 2011. In 2011, she joined Palm Beach Atlantic University’s Gregory School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor of pharmacy practice and was later promoted to associate professor, where she teaches various topics in the pharmacotherapy series and coordinates and facilitates in skills-based courses. She currently serves as the director of interprofessional education within the School of Pharmacy and the associate director for the Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice at Florida Atlantic University.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Polypharmacy is a dilemma seen predominantly in older adult patients and patients with chronic, complex illnesses, with complicated medication regimens prescribed by multiple providers. Preventing medication errors and adverse drug reactions are a priority for patient safety, and medication reconciliation is an important step which requires interprofessional communication to ensure that all medication-related information is accurately and appropriately transferred during care transitions. Using a simulated patient case based on a real encounter, Medicine and Nursing students from Florida…
This academic year, Florida Atlantic University’s Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice, with their Colleges of Medicine, Nursing, and School of Social Work, and Palm Beach Atlantic University’s School of Pharmacy successfully launched interprofessional videoconferencing sessions with local older adult mentors in a program to promote healthy aging. This program is unique in that it allows the assigned older adult mentor, called a Senior Aging Geriatric Educator (SAGE), to educate each team of students about healthy aging through the lens of interprofessional collaboration. Prior…