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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 past chair of the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine’s group on faculty development. Dr. Hasnain is a nationally recognized health disparities researcher and scholar. She has published extensively and has received numerous accolades for her work. As a Macy Faculty Scholar, she developed a program to train interprofessional student teams (medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health), using community-based participatory research to address the needs of vulnerable and underserved patients.

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 is secretary/treasurer-elect for the Division of Pharmacology Education within 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 developed an interprofessional curriculum for medical, pharmacy, and nurse practitioner students focused on safe and effective medication prescribing and utilization by patients. This work was instrumental in her recent appointment as a co-director of Penn State College of Medicine’s Office for Interprofessional Collaborative Education and Teamwork (ICE-T).

Lauren Meade, MD, FACP

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Tufts University Medical School

Lauren Meade is an Associate Professor at Tufts University School of Medicine and Assistant 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, Pennsylvania.  She has developed innovative health professions curriculum in the transition of care, including, the assessment of competence for the hospital discharge activity as well as experiential learning in the patient experience during the transition from hospital to home.  She is engaged in transforming education through national education collaboratives as chair of Educational Research Outcomes Collaborative and the Alliance for Academic Internal Medicine Collaborative Learning Community. 

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.