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Interprofessional Education & Research


Olga Rodriguez 
Associate Vice President and Chief of Staff

Chris Kaunas, EdD, MPH
Executive Director for Interprofessional Education & Research

About Interprofessional Education & Research

Preparing future health care providers to successfully engage in collaborative, patient-centered care

The Texas A&M University Health Office of Interprofessional Education & Research (IPER) is dedicated to creating and sustaining a culture of collaboration among the health care professions. Partnering with the Texas A&M University Colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy, and the School of Public Health, the primary function of this office is to support interprofessional education (IPE) so that all Texas A&M Health students consistently receive high-quality interprofessional training that enables collaborative practice and better health outcomes.