Jadesola Giwa, MPH
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Adams School of Dentistry

Jadesola Giwa, MPH is a DDS 2021 Candidate at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She received her MPH in Health Policy and Management from Emory University, Atlanta, and her BHSc. Health and Society, from University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. She currently serves as the chair for Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice Student Executive Committee (OIPEP SEC). She oversees the planning, promotion, and execution of student-led interprofessional activities, engages executive members from each professional school, and serves as the link between SEC and OIPEP.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Background: The Office of Interprofessional Education and Practice (OIPEP) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill established a Student Executive Committee (SEC) to engage students in interprofessional activities. The SEC is comprised of students from the health professional schools (Allied Health, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work), the Schools of Education, Business, and the Health Sciences Library. Debunk the Junk was the first SEC initiative an interprofessional, case-based event where participants addressed myths about their professions and…
Quality IPE starts with a clear plan for development and implementation across multiple professions. Each profession must consider context, teaching strategies, reasoning for the approach, competencies and learning outcomes that are salient for their own profession but also for the professions with whom they are collaborating. Additionally, there is a need to establish ‘social IPE’ where students have opportunities to get to know each other outside of formal, intentional IPE activities. Both of these strategies to advance IPEP take time, and if not carefully planned can overwhelm systems and…