Meredith Braza, B.S.
Doctor of Audiology Student
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Meredith is a fourth year Doctor of Audiology student at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, currently serving as a pediatric audiology extern at Boston Children’s Hospital. Her interests center around the integration of pediatric audiology services in the interdisciplinary team and greater public health initiatives. In her future career, Meredith seeks to conduct research on the accessibility of hearing healthcare services for families with children who have neurodevelopmental conditions and other complex medical needs.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Background, including statement of problem, and aimsThe University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) Department of Allied Health Sciences (DAHS) Allied Health Interprofessional Students (AHIPS) Committee embodies a vision for holistic and collaborative interprofessional education and practice (IPE/IPP). In response to the 2016 IPEC Core Competencies and growing student desire for collaboration inside and outside the classroom, students self-organized AHIPS, which was formalized as a student group in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic. AHIPS plans and executes IPE and IPP activities and…