Curriculum Workgroup

The Curriculum Workgroup is responsible to, and directed by, the Executive Committee of the Michigan Center for Interprofessional Education. The Curriculum Workgroup is charged with exploring the curricula and accreditation standards of the health science schools to assess the role of interprofessional education (IPE) and outline a recommended curriculum “map” for IPE at U-M.

Membership List 2016-2017

School of Dentistry
Mark Fitzgerald (Co-Chair), DDS, MS, Associate Professor
David Tindle, DDS, MS, Clinical Assistant Professor

School of Kinesiology
Shannon Hennessey, MA, Director of Undergraduate Student Affairs
Melissa Gross, PhD, Associate Professor

Medical School
Joseph House, MD, Assistant Professor

School of Nursing
Nicole Boucher, PhD, RN, CPNP-PC, Clinical Assistant Professor
Christine Leech, RN, MSN, Clinical Instructor

College of Pharmacy
Gundy Sweet, PharmD, Director of Curriculum Assessment
Amy Thompson, PharmD, BCACP, CDE, Clinical Associate Professor

School of Public Health
Minal Patel, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor

School of Social Work
Daniel Fischer, MSW, Adjunct Lecturer
Mary Ruffolo (Co-Chair), MSW, Professor

School of Health Professions and Studies (U-M Flint)
Laura Smith, PT, PhD, DPT, Assistant Professor and Associate Director of Academic Program

Student Representatives
Harika Nandikanti, Public Health Student, Institute for Healthcare Improvement – Open School (IHI-OS)
Suzanne Genyk, Public Health Student, Interprofessional Student Health Organization (IHSO)