Nephy Samuel, PharmD, BCPS
Clinical Assistant Professor
Texas A&M College of Pharmacy
Dr. Nephy G. Samuel has conducted research in the area of preceptor development and active learning. Her current work focused on the impact of soft skill training in experiential education. Previous work in the area of experiential education focused on preceptor development through video training. Additionally, she received the Minority Health Research and Educational Recruitment and Retention Grant, in order to aid minority pre-pharmacy students succeed in pharmacy school. Current passions include the development of active learning exercises on disaster planning and preparedness through interprofessional education.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Augmenting Interprofessional Education with Intersectoral Action for Health: Mitigating a Disaster Using Game-Based Learning
Texas A&M Health’s Disaster Day is the nation’s largest student-led interprofessional emergency response simulation. Since 2008, the annual event has grown to 800 students in medicine, nursing, pharmacy, public health, psychology, athletic training, veterinary medicine, and the Corp of Cadets. Traditionally conducted at a world-class training facility for emergency responders, interprofessional student teams work to rescue survivors, manage communications/logistics, solve public health cases using patient-level clues, and diagnose/treat standardized patients. The goal is to produce…