Jillian Graves, PhD, LMSW
Associate Professor of Social Work; Co-Director of CIERP
Eastern Michigan University
Center for Interprofessional Education, Research and Practice
Jillian Graves is an associate professor at Eastern Michigan University in the School of Social Work. Her scholarly work has focused on the experiences of family caregivers, especially siblings, in adolescent and emerging adult development, in reflexivity in qualitative research methodology and in trauma reactive violence. Her most recent research has been on the impact of COVID-19 on retail workers’ mental health and the use of relational coordination as a mitigating factor. She is currently the co-director of the IPE Center in the College of Health and Human Services.

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…