Meghan Cotter, PhD
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Meghan M. Cotter, PhD is a Lecturer of Anatomy and Director of the Body Donor Program at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health. She teaches Human Gross Anatomy to OT, PT, PA and medical students. Dr. Cotter received a Bachelor of Science in Anthropology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master of Science in Forensic and Biological Anthropology from Bournemouth University and a Doctorate in Anatomy from Case Western Reserve University. Her research interests include health sciences education, development of the vocal tract and cervical spine, and osteoporosis-related fractures of vertebrae in humans and apes.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Learning Objectives 1. Highlight the importance and the impacts of IPE Badges and Path of Distinction on developing collaborative practice-ready future practitioners. 2. Explore a framework for creating requirements for an IPE Path of Distinction that works across different health science programs. According to the World Health Organization (2010), students in health/social professional programs are required to be collaborative practice-ready at the time of graduation as they are required to work collaboratively with other members of interprofessional teams in the workplace. To help health/…