More Speakers Announced for 'Celebration of Health Professions'

Faculty from across NEOMED’s colleges will present during the Celebration of Health Professions Education Monday, April 17.

The event, hosted by the Colleges of Graduate Studies, Medicine and Pharmacy and the Office of Faculty Enrichment and Engagement, in collaboration with the Bitonte College of Dentistry, will be held in-person beginning at 12:15 p.m. in Watanakunakorn Auditorium and via Zoom.

Tim Brown, Pharm.D., BCACP, FASHP, director of interprofessional education for the University of Georgia’s College of Pharmacy and professor in pharmacology and toxicology for Augusta University Medical College of Georgia and UGA Partnership, will present the plenary, “Optimizing Health Equity: Focus on IPE and DEI Intersection.” He will also lead an Interprofessional Education (IPE) workshop following his opening talk. Jodie Turosky, R.Ph., BCPS, (at right) assistant professor of pharmacy practice, will co-facilitate.

NEOMED faculty will present in Watanakunakorn Auditorium following the IPE workshop and beginning at 2:45 p.m. Presentations and sessions include:


Implementing Structural Competency Training in an Emergency Medicine Residency
Daniel Celik, M.D., FACEP
Clinical Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine
Aultman Hospital Emergency Medicine Residency Faculty


Developing Disability-Focused Simulated Patient Encounters for Preclinical Medical Students
Rachel Conrad Bracken, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine
Rebecca Fischbein, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Family and Community Medicine


Hepatitis C: Expanding Access in Underserved Populations
Kenneth Furdich, Pharm.D., BCACP
Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice
Clinical Pharmacy Manager, AxessPointe Community Health Centers


Getting to Know the Bitonte College of Dentistry
Frank Beck, D.D.S., FAAHD
Interim Dean
The Bitonte College of Dentistry
Kristin Victoroff, D.D.S., Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Dental Education and Academic Affairs
The Bitonte College of Dentistry


Katelin Dillon-Sekoulopoulos, M.A., curriculum coordinator in the College of Pharmacy will present an in-person breakout session, “Working with Canvas: Higher Order Activities,” for the Colleges of Graduate Studies and Pharmacy in NEW Center Rooms 2019/2020 at 5 p.m.


The College of Medicine will host William Cutrer, M.D., M.Ed., associate dean of undergraduate medical education and associate professor of pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, who will present “Transforming Lifelong Learning from Cliché to Reality: Developing Master Adaptive Learners” via Zoom in the early evening at 5 p.m.

All NEOMED faculty and staff are invited to attend, in-person or via Zoom.

Attending in person? Register here

Attending Zoom? Follow the link and use password 294742

Questions about the event? Email

Northeast Ohio Medical University designates this live activity for a maximum 4.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Download: Celebration of Health Education flyer

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