Interprofessional Education

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Congratulations to LSUHSC-New Orleans faculty, staff and students who are engaging in interprofessional education and collaborative practice research.


Gunaldo, T., Abu-Rish Blakeney, E., Blue, A.V., Kirkpatrick.,A.J., Lockeman, K., Nickol, D., Schiavo, J., Shrader, S., Zorek, J., Dow, A. (2023). Identification of interprofessional education variables to support replicability and generalizability of scholarly outcomes. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.

Edwards, S. Ferguson, T., Gasparini, S., Mercante, D., P. Molina, & Gunaldo, T. (2023). Interprofessional education as a potential foundation for future team-based prevention of alcohol use disorder.BMC: Medical Education, 23(1):126.


Gunaldo, T., Lockeman, K., Kirkpatrick, A., Zorek, J., & Dow, A. (2022). Advancing interprofessional education research: The need for a systematic approach. Journal of Interprofessional Care.

Gunaldo, T., Brisolara, K., Gasparini, S., Mercante, D., Rosenbaum, C., & Alving-Trinh, C. (2022). Interprofessional education perceptions: Intra-rater reliability of longitudinal pre-test design scores. Health, Interprofessional Practice & Education, 4(3), p.eP2212.

Davis, A., Goumas, A., Hebert, C., Levitzky, E., McLean, A., Rusnak, S. & Gunaldo, T. (2022). The transfer of interprofessional learning to the clinical environment following a high-fidelity simulation experience in undergraduate nursing and medical students: A curricular resource. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, 29.

Gunaldo, T., Ankram, N., Black, E., Davis, A., Mitchell, A., Sanne, S., Umland, E., & Blue, A. (2022). Sustaining large scale longitudinal interprofessional community-based health education experiences: recommendations from three institutionsJournal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.

Zorek JA, Ragucci KR, Eickhoff J, Najjar G, Ballard J, Blue A, Bronstein L, Dow A, Gunaldo T, Hageman H, Karpa K, Michalec B, Nickol D, Odiaga J, Ohtake P, Pfeifle A, Southerland J, Vlasses F, Young V, Zomorodi M. (2022). Development and validation of the IPEC institutional assessment instrument. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.


Gunaldo, T.P., Rosenbaum, C., & Davis, A. (2021). Long-term Impact of a Single Interprofessional Education High-Fidelity Simulation Experience: A Pilot Study. BMJ Simulation & Technology Enhanced Learning.

Gunaldo,T.P., Lockeman, K., Pardue, K., Breitbach, A., Eliot, K., Goumas, A., Kettenbach, G., Lanning, S., & Mills, B. (2021). An exploratory, cross-sectional and multi-institutional study using three instruments to examine student perceptions of interprofessional education.Journal of Interprofessional Care.

Gunaldo,T.P., Owens, J., Andrieu, S.A., Mercante, D.E., Schiavo, J.H., & Zorek, J.A. (2021). Assessing dental student perceptoins after engaging in a longitudinal interprofessional education curriculum: A preliminary study. European Journal of Dental Education.

Gunaldo, T.P., Mason, M., Harrison-Bernard, L., Davis, A.H., Andrieu, S., Brisolara, K., Brown, A., Goumas, A., Kreko, A., Roi, C., Sanne, S., Wall, L., Zamjahn, J., Yue, X., Esteve-Patrick, J. (2021). Qualitative analysis of pre-licensure student perceptions of ingroup professional stereotypes. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice.

Lanning, S., Pardue, K., Eliot, K., Goumas, A., Kettenback, G., Mills, B., Lockeman, K., Breitbach, A., Gunaldo, T. (2021). Early-learners' expectations of and experience with IPE: A multi-institutional qualitative survey.Nurse Education Today.


Barker, T., Allen, H., Levitzky, E. & Gunaldo, T.P. (2020). Comparison of Two Dental Hygiene Student Cohorts Receving Varying Interprofessional and Intraprofessional Currirula.  Health, Interprofessional Practice & Education, 4(1).

Chappell, R., Goumas, A., Hollie, S., Levitzky, E., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2020). Measuring student interprofessional skills in the roles/responsibilities competency. Journal of Physician Assistant Education.

Gunaldo, T.P., Augustus-Wallace, A., Schilling, D., Hicks, M., Goumas, A., & Levitzky, E. (2020). Gaining an understanding of inteprofessional roles and responsibilities among pre-professional health students. Health, Interprofessional Practice & Education, 4(1).

Gunaldo, T.P., Augustus-Wallace, A., Brisolara, K., Hicks, M., Mercante, D., Synco, T., Zorek, J. & Schilling, D (2020). Improving stereotypes: The impact of interprofessional education in pre-health students. Journal of Interprofessional Care, doi 10.1080/13561820.2020.1806218.

Edwards S., Ferguson T.F., Gunaldo T.P., Molina P.E. Evidence that interprofessional education (IPE) reduces stigma and improves confidence in the future team-based treatment of alcoholuse disorder.  Research Society on Alcoholism Meeting Abstracts (2020).


Allen, H., Schwartz, E., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2019). Creating awareness for social determinants of health through interprofessional service-learning experiences with dental hygiene and nursing students. Journal of Dental Hygiene, 93(3), 22-28.

Breitbach, A., Lockeman, K., Gunaldo, T.P., Pardue, K., Eliot, K., Goumas, A., Kettenbach, G., Lanning, S., & Mills, B. (2019). Utilizing share experitise across contects to engage in mulit-institutional interprofessional scholarship. Journal of Allied Health, 48(3), 85-90.

Brisolara, K.F., Culbertson, R., Levitzky, E., Mercante, D.E., Smith, D.G., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2019). Supporting health system transformation: The  development of an integrated interprofessional curriculum inclusive of public health students. Journal of Health Administration Education

Brisolara, K.F., Gasparini, S., Davis, A.H., Sanne, S., Andrieu, S.C., James, J., ... & Gunaldo, T.P. (2019). Supporting health system transformation through an interprofessional education experience focused on population health. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 33(1), 125-128.

Harrison-Bernard, L., Naljayan, M., Mercante, D., Gunaldo, T.P., & Edwards, S. (2019). Longitudinal interprofessional education in a graduate physiology course. Advances in Physiology Education.

Leithead, J., Garbee, D., Yu, Q., Rusnak, V., Kiselov, V., Zhu, L., & Paige, J. (2019). Examining interprofessional  learning perceptions among students in a simulation-based opearint room team training experience. Journal of  Interprofessional Care, 33(1), 26-31. 

Paige, J., Garbee, D., Qingzhao, Y., Kiselov, V., Rusnak, V., & Detiege, P. (2019). Moving along: Team training for emergency room trauma transfers.Journal of Surgical Education, 76(5), 1402-1412.

Paige, J., Zamjahn, J.B., Carvalho, R.B., Yang, S., Yu, Q., Garbee, D., Kiselov, V.J., Rusnak, V., Bonanno, L., & Callan, C. (2019). Quality with quantity? Evaluating interprofessional faculty prebriefs and debriefs for simulation training using video.Surgery, 165(6),1069-1074.


Barker, T.S., Smith, C.A., Waguespack, G.M., Mercante, D.E., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2018). Collaborative Skill Building in Dentistry and Dental Hygiene through Intraprofessional Education: Application of a quality improvement model. Journal of Dental Hygiene, 92(5).

Edwards, S., Molina, P.E., McDonough, K.H., Mercante, D.E., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2018). The potential of Interprofesional Education to Effectively Translate Physiology Curricula into Future Team-Based Healthcare. Advances in Physiology Education, 42, 354-359.

Gunaldo, T.P., Augustus-Wallace, A., Goumas, A., Cheramie, T., Brisco, S., & Levitzky, E. (2018). Integrating Interprofessional Education into an Academic Enrichment Program. Health and Interprofessional Practice, 3(3), 12.

Townsend, J., Zorek, J.A., Andrieu, S.C., Carvalho, R.B., Mercante, D.E., Schiavo, J.H., Gunaldo, T.P. (2018). Developing Interprofessional Education at One U.S. Dental School: Establishing a Baseline and Moving Forward. Journal of Dental Education, 82(5), 446-453.

Zamjahn, J.B., Beyer, E.O., Alig, K.L., Mercante, D.E., Carter, K.L., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2018). Increasing Awareness of the Roles, Knowledge, and Skills of Respiratory Therapists Through an Interprofessional Education Experience. Respiratory Care, respcare-05869.      


Coleman, M.T., McLean, A., Williams, L., & Hasan, K. (2017). Improvement in interprofessional student learning and patient outcomes. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 8, 28-33.

Edwards, S., Molina, P.E., McDonough, K.H., Mercante, D.E., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2017). Integrating an interprofessional education experience into a human physiology course. The Journal of Physician Assistant Education, 28(3), 146-148.

Gunaldo, T.P., Brisolara, K.F., Davis, A.H., & Moore, R. (2017). Aligning interprofessional education collaborative sub-competencies to a progression of learning. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 31(3), 394-396.

Gunaldo, T.P., Tartavoulle, T.M., Karlin, S., Lin, A.J., Truong, O., Levitzky, E., & Mercante, D. (2017). Practicing Collaborative Skills through an Interprofessional Interview with Individuals Diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. Health and Interprofessional Practice, 3(2), 5.

Harrison-Bernard, L.M., Naljayan, M.V., Eason, J.M., Mercante, D.E., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2017). Effectiveness of interprofessional education in renal physiology curricula for health sciences graduate students. Advances in Physiology Education, 41(4), 594-598.

Jacobs, R., Beyer, E., & Carter, K. (2017). Interprofessional simulation education designed to teach occupational therapy and nursing students complex patient transfers. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 6, 67-70.

James, J., Chappell, R., Mercante, D.E., & Gunaldo, T.P. (2017). Promoting Hearing Health Collaboration Through an Interprofessional Education Experience. American Journal of Audiology, 26(4), 570-575.

Mangum, S.W., Johnson, J.L., Gunaldo, T.P., Casanova, E., & DeKerlegand, A. (2017). Developing student interprofessional competence through a support group assignment. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 9, 17-20.

Paige, J.T., Garbee, D.D., Yu, Q., & Rusnak, V. (2017). Team Training of Inter-Professional Students (TTIPS) for improving teamwork. BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced Learning, bmjstel-2017.

Zitzmann, M., Foley, A., Gunaldo, T.P., & Glover, M. (2017). Promoting Interprofessionalism in an Academic Environment. Clinical Laboratory Science, 30(2), 91.


LaRochelle, J.M. & Karpinski, A.C. (2016). Racial differences in communication apprehension and interprofessional socialization in fourth-year doctor of pharmacy students.American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 80(1). 

Porche, D.J. (2016). Interprofessional Men's Health Practice.

Tartavoulle, T.M., English, R., Gunaldo, T.P., Garbee, D., Mercante, D.E., Andrieu, S.C., & Johnson, J.L. (2016). Using the IDEA framework in an interprofessional didactic elective course to facilitate positive changes in the roles and responsibility competency. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice, 2, 21-24.


Gunaldo, T.P., Andrieu, S.C., Garbee, D., Giovingo, L.K., Mercante, D.E., Tortu, S., & English, R. (2015). Student perceptions about interprofessional education after an elective course. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(4), 370-371.

Paige, J.T., Garbee, D.D., Brown, K.M., & Rojas, J.D. (2015). Using simulation in interprofessional education. Surgical Clinics, 95(4), 751-766.


Johnson,J.L., Crawford, L.D., & LaRochelle, J.M. (2014). A summer diabetes camp as an interprofessional service-learning experience for early experiential pharmacy students.Current in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, 6(4), 494-501.

Paige, J.T., Garbee, D.D., Kozmenko, V., Yu, Q., Kozmenko, L., Yang, T., ... & Swartz, W. (2014). Getting a head start: high-fidelity, simulation-based operating room team training of interprofessional students. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 218(1), 140-149.

Trommelen, R.D., Hebert, L., & Nelson, T.K. (2014). Impact on physical therapy and audiology students of an interprofessional case-based learning experience in education of vestibular disorders. Journal of Allied Health, 43(4), 194-200.


Garbee, D.D., Paige, J., Barrier, K., Kozmenko, V., Kozmenko, L., Zamjahn, J., ... & Cefalu, J. (2013). Interprofessional teamwork among students in simulated codes: a quasi-experimental study. Nursing Education Perspectives, 34(5), 339-344.

Garbee, D.D., Paige, J.T., Bonanno, L.S., Rusnak, V.V., Barrier, K.M., Kozmenko, L.S., ... & Nelson, T.K. (2013). Effectiveness of teamwork and communication education using an interprofessional high-fidelity human patient simulation critical care code. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 3(3), 1.

Gunaldo, T.P., & Mangum, S.W. (2013). Providing interprofessional continuing education promotes continuing competence in healthcare providers. Medical Science Educator, 23(3), 559-561.

Klasser, G.D., & Gremillion, H.A. (2013). Past, present, and future of predoctoral dental education in orofacial pain and TMDs: a call for interprofessional education. Journal of Dental Education, 77(4), 395-400.

Paull, D.E., DeLeeuw, L.D., Wolk, S., Paige, J.T., Neily, J., & Mills, P.D. (2013). Effect of Simulation-Based Crew Resource Management Training on Measurable Teamwork and Communication Among Interprofessional Teams Caring for Postoperative Patients. The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing.