The 4th Annual Interprofessional and Education Leadership Conference (IPEL) is sponsored by the Pacific University PhD Program in Education and Leadership and will take place virtually on Friday, Jan. 22 and Saturday, Jan. 23.

The conference brings together health and education researchers to present their work, discuss leadership theories and ideas, and work to make the world a more equitable and just place. The 2021 conference theme is Antiracism as a Practice.

For more information on the conference please contact Program Director Dr. Andy Saultz at andrew.saultz@pacificu.edu.

Schedule

Friday, Jan. 22, 2021

9 a.m. - 10 a.m., PST | Keynote (Online Zoom Room Link) Dr. Danica Brown | Indigenous and Decolonizing Research: Looking to Traditional Indigenous Knowledge

10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m., PST | Overview of Conference- Logistics (Online Zoom Room Link)Dr. Andy Saultz

10:30 a.m. - noon, PST | Session 1: 2020 Cohort Student Research Presentations

Room AUnderstanding Systemic Bias to better serve Historically Marginalized Populations | Discussant: Anil Oommen

Room BImproving Health Professions Education | Discussant: Dr. Ann Barr-Gillespie

12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m., PST | Session 2: 2020 Cohort Student Research Presentations

Room AImproving Higher Education | Discussant: Dr. Leif Gustavson

Room BCommunity, Wellness and Mental Health | Discussant: Dr. Kimberly Malin

2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., PST | Mentoring Groups

Saturday, Jan. 23, 2021

9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., PST | Session 3: 2019 Cohort (Part I) Student Research Presentations

Room AImproving K-12 Education | Dr. Andy Saultz

Room BHealth Care Innovations | Discussant: Dr. Laura Dimmler

11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m., PST | Session 4: 2018 & 2019 Cohort Student Research Presentations

Room AAnalyzing pre-k education, peace curriculum, and how to better serve Hispanic students in higher  education | Discussant: Dr. Mark Szymanski

Session 4: 2018 Cohort Student Research Presentations

Room BAnalyzing the effectiveness of health care organizations and student success in optometry and audiology | Discussant: Katie Bell

2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m., PST | Session 5: 2017 and 2018 Cohort Student Research Presentations

Room A: Supporting Students and Building Community in Education | Discussant: Dr. Cristy Sellers Smith

Room BHow Data, Gender, Race, and Wellbeing Intersect with Leadership and Education | Discussant: Dr. Tara Meister

Contact Us

For more information on the conference please contact Program Director Dr. Andy Saultz at andrew.saultz@pacificu.edu.