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IPER 7 Symposium

IPER 7 Symposium

Online via Zoom
Wednesday, November 17, 2021

9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Registrants will be sent connection information before the event.


All faculty, staff, students, and community partners are invited to attend the
7th Annual Interprofessional Education & Research Symposium (IPER 7).

This year's topic is:
Can your Zip Code Kill You? Understanding Social Determinants of Health from Classroom to Practice

Below are submission links and key dates, information about IPER Symposium Awards, keynote and plenary speakers,
and the agenda for this online event, which last year included more than 750 participants.

Submission Links & Key Dates

Submit Poster Abstract
Deadline: Sunday, October 31, 2021, 11:59 pm

Register for Symposium
Deadline: Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 11:59 pm

Sign-up to be Faculty Poster Judge/Facilitate Student Activity
Deadline: Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 11:59 pm

Poster Acceptance Notification
Due: Friday, November 5, 2021, 5:00 pm

Submit Excellence Award Nomination
Deadline: Monday, November 8, 2021, 12:00 pm

Submit Accepted Poster/Video Link
Deadline: Friday, November 12, 2021, 2:00 pm

Poster & Excellence Award Announcements
Wednesday, November 17 at IPER 7 Symposium, 4:00 pm


Keynote Speaker

Brian Swann

Brian Swann, DDS, MPH
Oral Physician
Harvard University School of Dental Medicine


Plenary Speaker

Lisako McKyer

Lisako McKyer, PhD, MPH
Senior Associate Dean for Climate and Diversity
School of Public Health


 Robert Carpenter

Robert Carpenter
TAMU College of Medicine

 Nora Montalvo Liendo

Nora Montalvo-Liendo
TAMU College of  Nursing

Donna Nichols

Donna Nichols
DCN Consulting

Emmily Simmons

Emmily Simmons
Avenue 360


9:00 AM-9:15 AM


9:15 AM-10:45 AM

Plenary Session
Lisako McKyer

10:45 AM-11:00 AM


11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Panel Discussion
Robert Carpenter (Medicine)
Nora Montalvo-Liendo (Nursing)
Donna Nichols (Public Health)
Emmily Simmons (Pharmacy)

12:00 PM-1:00 PM


1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Interprofessional Student Activity

2:00 PM-2:45 PM

Lightning Talks
Joy Alonzo (Pharmacy)
Les Jebson (TAMU Health Clinical Strategy)
Ian Murray (Medicine)
Alison Pittman (Nursing)

2:45 PM-3:00 PM


3:00 PM-4:00 PM

Keynote Address
Brian Swann

4:00 PM-4:30 PM