Kathrin Eliot, PhD, RDN, LD, FAND
Associate Professor
The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
Katie Eliot is an Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. She has published and presented nationally on interprofessional education topics ranging from course development and student learning assessment to exploring interprofessional competencies in obesity. Dr. Eliot serves as the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics alliance representative to the National Academy of Medicine Global Forum on Health Professions Education and the Interprofessional Education Collaborative Competency Revision Workgroup. A tireless advocate for promoting interprofessional learning outcomes in health professional students, Dr. Eliot serves as a faculty sponsor for Unity clinic, a student-run interprofessional clinic on the OUHSC campus.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description: Interprofessional education has gained significant attention and presents an opportunity to enhance the academy through a team-based approach. While compelling global evidence supports the theory and necessity of improved interprofessional collaboration in education, implementing Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) across professions requires deliberate and strategic efforts. Faculty development initiatives have started to bridge the gap between educators who were trained separately and the teams they currently lead. Although there is a growing body of…
Lightning Talk Description: This project aimed to improve patient-perceived diabetes management self-efficacy by utilizing a team of bilingual interprofessional students to deliver culturally tailored diabetes self-management education (DSME) to patients of the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center’s (OUHSC) student-run free clinic, the Unity Clinic. Diabetes is a leading cause of death, disability, hospital visits, and medical expense in the United States. Diabetes self-management education (DSME) improves health outcomes in patients with diabetes. Unfortunately, those without…