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2013 Macy Faculty Scholars

The Macy Faculty Scholars program is designed to identify and nurture the careers of educational innovators in medicine and nursing.

Lisa Day, PhD, RN, CNE

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Duke University School of Nursing

Lisa Day is an Assistant Professor at Duke University School of Nursing. She has worked as a staff RN in post-anesthesia recovery, cardiac medicine and neuroscience, and as a clinical nurse educator and neuroscience clinical nurse specialist. She is one of the co-authors of the landmark publication “Educating Nurses: A Call for Radical Transformation.”

As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Dr. Day will design an interprofessional course for nursing and medical students that focuses on teaching professional values, including standards of compassion, empathy, and service as well as discipline-specific values.

Memoona Hasnain, MD, MHPE, PhD

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University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine

Memoona Hasnain is an Associate Professor and Associate Head for Faculty Development and Research in the Department of Family Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine. She is also the director of UIC’s Patient-centered Medicine Scholars Program and Health Disparities Scholars Program and the current chair of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine’s group on faculty development.

As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Dr. Hasnain will develop and implement a longitudinal team-based interprofessional health disparities training program for medicine, pharmacy, nursing and public health students. Trainees will work in interprofessional teams to acquire core attitudes, values and competencies necessary for practicing patient-centered medicine, including relationship building, collaborative decision making, care coordination, communication and education. Students will also participate in mentored community-based participatory research and quality improvement projects designed to provide learners with essential competencies to optimize care for special needs populations.

Kelly Karpa, PhD, RPh

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Penn State College of Medicine

Kelly Karpa is an Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacology at Penn State College of Medicine where she directs medical pharmacology instruction. She also co-chairs the Graduate Education and Recruitment Committee for The American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. The recipient of several prestigious pharmacology awards and known for her work in probiotics, Dr. Karpa was selected in 2013 as a Distinguished Educator by her colleagues at Penn State.

As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Dr. Karpa will develop an interprofessional program that teaches medical and nurse practitioner students safe and effective medication prescribing and utilization by patients. The project will involve simulation with standardized patients and team-based learning to teach principles pertaining to medication reconciliation, medication communication, medication selection, medication monitoring, and medication intensification.

Lauren Meade, MD

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Tufts University Medical School

Lauren Meade is an Assistant Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and Associate Program Director for the internal medicine residency program at Baystate Health in Springfield, Massachusetts. She also serves as the Director of Faculty Development and Engagement at the Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education in Scranton, PA. 

As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Dr. Meade’s project will identify behaviors from patients, nurses, and physicians for a safe and effective discharge from the hospital, and develop a competency-based program where trainees advance as they master competencies in the process of discharge, including interprofessional collaboration, patient communication and engagement within and outside the hospital system.

Macy Faculty Scholar Lauren Meade on Hospital Discharge Training

Mayumi Willgerodt, PhD, MPH, RN

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University of Washington School of Nursing

Mayumi Willgerodt is an Associate Professor at the University of Washington School of Nursing. Her work is focused on immigrant youth and families, school health promotion in children and interprofessional education and collaborative practice. Dr. Willgerodt’s emphasis on health disparities and advocating for underserved children, families and communities, has remained constant throughout her professional life. She continues to practice as a school nurse in Seattle.

As a Macy Faculty Scholar, Dr. Willgerodt will implement and evaluate an interprofessional education curriculum for pediatric dental residents, advanced practice nursing students and social work students. She will also create a team based model of oral health care for underserved children in the Center for Pediatric Dentistry at the University of Washington.