Andrea Zakrajsek, OTD, OTRL, FNAP
Professor of Occupational Therapy; Associate Dean of CHHS; Co-Director of CIERP
Eastern Michigan University
Andrea Zakrajsek is the Associate Dean of College of Health And Human Services, Professor of Occupational Therapy, Affiliate of the Aging Studies Program, and Co-Director of the Center for Interprofessional Education, Research & Practice (CIERP) at Eastern Michigan University. Her research and teaching interests include preparing future health professionals to support participation and access for older adults and people with disabilities. In 2018, she was inducted as a Fellow of the National Academies of Practice for her interprofessional work.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Poster Description: While our university has had an interprofessional education program for ten years, we have more recently decided to re-evaluate and revitalize our program. We have several programs and opportunities under the auspices of IPE but need to consider priorities and possibly new programming. To that end, we distributed a needs assessment to our College faculty to help us formulate strategic goals, initiatives, and programming to support interprofessional education (IPE). This needs assessment will help guide us to our next steps in evaluating and implementing IPE programming and…