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Social Work Students at USG in Summer Fellowship

August 17, 2016    |  

Students enrolled in multiple programs and institutions at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG) participated in an 8-week Interprofessional Education (IPE) summer fellowship with the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). A multi-institutional faculty and staff workgroup created, developed and implemented the fellowship; Dr. Rebecca Wiseman, University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Nursing; Dr. Joan Pittman, University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Social Work; Dr. Heather Congdon, University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) School of Pharmacy; Dr. Diane Alonso, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Psychology; Ms. Lynn Cook, University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) School of Public Health Science; Ms. Katie Morris, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC); Department of Social Work and Ms. Mary Lang, Chief Strategy Officer at USG. This project was funded in part by a grant from the University of Maryland Baltimore Center for Interprofessional
Education.

A total of 16 students participated in the fellowship which ran from May 31-July 21. Two facilitators coordinated the curriculum development and programs: Ron Rivlin, DHHS Coordinator, and Katie Morris, Faculty Coordinator, University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Department of Social Work.

The students who participated in the fellowship were: Anmer E. Ayala (UB Health Systems), Daphne Compere (UB Health Systems), Tony Li (UMB Nursing) Carol Teitelbaum (UMB Nursing), Vicki Zhu (UMB Pharmacy), Eric Sohn (UMB Pharmacy), Josline Ali-Napo (UMB Social Work), Shanice Morris (UMB Social Work), Arlene G. Cuanias (UMBC Psychology), Carolina Gutierrez (UMBC Psychology), Sarah Giacalone (UMBC Social Work), Andrea Arias (UMBC Social Work), Duc Duong (UMCP CCJS), Kevin Paul Tith (UMCP CCJS), Erum Khan (UMCP Public Health Science), Kristen Riesberg (UMCP Public Health Science).

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