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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.

Cross-Institutional Collaboration to Impact Practice

Theme: Interprofessional Education and Teamwork, New Curriculum Content

Institution: Harvard Medical School, MGH Institute of Health Professions

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: June 2016

Principal Investigator:
  • Mary Knab, PhD, DPT (MGH Institute of Health Professions)
  • Fidencio Saldaña, MD, MPH (Harvard Medical School)
  • This award supports the development of a cross-institution interprofessional program. The program will integrate first-year medical and dental students with first-year nursing, physical therapy, and speech-language pathology students into two experiential activities where the students will participate in simulation, health mentor learning, and home visits.