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Our Grantees

Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

Aligning Education and Practice to Support Interprofessional Collaboration

Theme: Interprofessional Education and Teamwork

Institution: Florida Atlantic University

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: June 2015

Principal Investigator: Terry Eggenberger, PhD, RN; Bernardo Obeso, MD; Kathryn Keller, PhD, RN

This award supports the expansion of an interprofessional education and collaborative practice model to create an environment in a community hospital setting which supports interprofessional collaboration and quality patient-centered outcomes. The model includes rounding with interprofessional healthcare providers, developing faculty and practice champions, developing a repository of resources and videos, and creating and integrating communication tools based on TeamSTEPPS model.