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IPER Org Chart

The Division of Interprofessional Education & Research (IPER) is administratively housed in the Texas A&M University Health Science Center, Office of Academic Affairs.

IPER Organizational Chart - PDF format

Reporting Lines

  • Texas A&M Health Science Center leadership: Regina Beard and Greg Hartman
  • IPER executive director: Chris Kaunas. Kaunas oversees the Office of Interprofessional Education & Research and reports to Texas A&M Health Science Center leadership.
    • IPER Assistant Director: Kim Zemanek. Zemanek reports to Kaunas.
    • IPER Program Coordinator: Demetria Yanez. Yanez reports to Zemanek.
    • IPER Program Coordinator: TBD. TBD reports to Zemanek.
    • IPER Administrative Assistant: TBD. TBD reports to Zemanek.
    • IPER Director of Response & Recovery: Martin Mufich. Mufich reports to Kaunas for IPER-related business.
    • Special Projects Manager: Benny Holland. Holland reports to Kaunas for IPER-related business.
    • HSC IPE Leadership Team consists of IPER staff and the individuals below.
    •  Nursing
      • Sharon Dormire
      • Matthew Sorenson
      • Ann Utterback
      • Suzanne Van
    • Medicine
      • Hector Chapa
      • Yuanyuan Zhou
    • Dentistry
      • Kathleen Pace
      • Lisa Mallonee
    • Pharmacy
      • Asim Abu-Baker
      • Simi Gunaseelan
    • Public Health
      • Gerard Carrino
      • Jill Crouch
    • Other HSC Units
      • CLRC - Megan Doyle
      • TAMP - Meredith Williamson

Lines of collaboration

  • The IPER executive director chairs the HSC IPE Leadership Team and collaborates with:
    • Texas A&M Health Science Center deans
    • Curriculum Committees
    • IPE Champions (e.g. faculty, staff, and students)
    • IPER external advisory board