Ethan Lim, PharmD Candidate
Honors Research Assistant
Rutgers University
Ethan is currently an Honors College student in the School of Pharmacy at Rutgers University in his fourth professional year. As an honors research student, he has been working with Dr. Mary Wagner to develop the Osteoporosis and Fall Risk Screening IPE Event to improve community health outcomes and better interprofessional education between healthcare students at Rutgers. Ethan co-wrote posters and deliverables that were presented at Rutgers Day, Rutgers Research Day, and the Rutgers SURF Program. At Rutgers, he is actively involved in several organizations, including as a member of the Admissions/Recruitment Board for the pharmacy school.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Interprofessional Student Poster Description: Background: Osteoporosis is a preventable metabolic bone disease that increases the risk of debilitating falls and fractures. Early screening is important to identify people at risk for osteoporosis and falls. We developed an Osteoporosis and Fall Risk Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPPE) Event where students can learn and perform a comprehensive screening. The study's purpose was to evaluate the effectiveness of interprofessional peer-teaching during an osteoporosis and fall risk screening.Design: Student participants were recruited…