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IPER Org Chart

The Office of Interprofessional Education & Research (IPER) is administratively housed in the Texas A&M Health.  

IPER Organizational Chart - PDF format

Reporting Lines

  • Texas A&M Health Science Center leadership: Olga Rodriguez and John Mogford
  • IPER executive director: Chris Kaunas. Kaunas oversees the Office of Interprofessional Education & Research and reports to Texas A&M Health leadership.
    • IPER Program Manager: Demetria Yanez. Yanez reports to Kaunas.
    • IPER Administrative Coordinator: Susie Billings.  Billings reports to Kaunas.
    • HSC IPE Leadership Team consists of IPER staff and the individuals below.
    • Nursing
      • Sharon Dormire
      • Matthew Sorenson
    • Medicine
      • Carolyn Cannon
      • Hector Chapa
      • Sandra Esparza
      • Cali Harper
      • Jim Lucas
      • Robert Milman
      • Gail Pritchard
      • Halil Sari
    • EnMed
      • Rebecca Wei
    • Dentistry
      • Lara Coseo
      • Shirley Lewis
      • Lisa Mallonee
    • Pharmacy
      • Asim Abu-Baker
      • Simi Gunaseelan
      • Sara Rogers
      • Rene Verduzco
    • Public Health
      • Jennifer Griffith
    • EDHP
      • Van Wilson
    • Other HSC Units
      • CLRC - Bruce Williams

Lines of collaboration

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