Education at OHSU

Steering committee


Marie Chisholm-Burns, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.P.H., M.B.A., FCCP, FASHP, FAST, FACHE - Provost and Executive Vice President

Jared Austin, MD, FAAP - co-Chair, School of Medicine

Megan Herink, PharmD - College of Pharmacy

Kristi Tonning, PhD, RT(T) - Radiation Therapy Program

Lyndie Foster Page, BDS, DIPClinDent, MComDent, PhD - School of Dentistry

Graciela Vidal, M.S., M.Ed - co-Chair, Educational Improvement & Innovation

Laura Zeigen, MA, MLIS, MPH - Library 


Steering committee meetings are held monthly from fall through spring, with a summer break. If you would like to attend or present at a meeting, please contact one of the co-chairs - Graciela Vidal at, or Jared Austin at

Grants and publications

  • Austin, J. P., Taylor, C., & Carney, P. A. (2021). Assessing the Frequency and Quality of Hidden Interprofessional Educational Interactions that Occur on Inpatient Rotations: An Exploratory Study. Health and Interprofessional Practice, 4(2), eP2172.DOI: 
  • Jones, T. A., Stilp, C. C., Driessnack, M., Austin, J. P., Tucker, C., Tonning, K., Bearden, D., Taylor, C., Brown, L. M., & Carney, P. A. (2021). Development of a Longitudinal Curricular Evaluation Framework for Intra- and Interprofessional Teamwork. Journal of Research in Interprofessional Practice and Education, 11(1). 
  • Carney, P. A., Dickinson, W. P., Fetter, J., Warm, E. J., Zierler, B. K., Patton, J. A., Kirschner, G., Crane, S. E., Shrader, S., & Eiff, M. P. (2021). An Exploratory Mixed Methods Study of Experiences of Interprofessional Teams Who Received Coaching to Simultaneously Redesign Primary Care Education and Clinical Practice. Journal of Primary Care & Community Health, 12, 215013272110237. 
  • Carney, P. A., Guzman, C. E. V., Taylor, C., Cole, D., Hollander-Rodriguez, J., Rose, T., & Wiser, E. (2021). Health professional students’ observations about interprofessional collaborative practice during rural clinical rotations. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, 100471. 
  • Jones, T., Vidal, G., & Taylor, C. (2020). Interprofessional Education during the COVID-19 Pandemic: Finding the Good in a Bad Situation. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 34:5, 633-646,  
  • Eiff MP, Fuqua-Miller M, Valenzuela S, Saseen JJ, Zierler B, Carraccio C, McDonald FS, Green L, Carney PA. (2020). A Model for Accelerating Educational and Clinical Transformation in Primary Care by Building Interprofessional Faculty Teams: Findings from PACER. Journal of Interprofessional Education and Practice, 19: 100336: 
  • Carney, P. A., Thayer, E. K., Palmer, R., Galper, A. B., Zierler, B., & Eiff, M. P. (2019). The benefits of interprofessional learning and teamwork in primary care ambulatory training settings. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice,15, 119-126. 
  • Stilp, C. C., & Reynolds, C. (2019). What Works in Rural IPE? A Study of Student Reflections. JRIPE,9(1). Retrieved from 
  • Austin, J. P., Carney, P. A., Thayer, E. K., & Rozansky, D. J. (2019). Use of Active Learning and Sequencing in a Weekly Continuing Medical Education/Graduate Medical Education Conference. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 39(2), 136–143. 
  • Carney, P. A., Bearden, D., Osborne, M. L., Driessnack, M., Stilp, C. C., Baggs, J. G., Austin, J. P., Tonning, K., & Boyd, J. E. (2018). Economic models for sustainable interprofessional education. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 32(6), 745–751.