Tracy Routsong, PhD
Tracy Routsong is a Professor in Communication Studies and Director of the Bachelor of Integrated Studies. Dr. Routsong attended the University of Northern Iowa earning her M.A. in Organizational Communication and her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in Interpersonal Communication with emphases in health and family. She was the 2018 recipient of the Ned Fleming Excellence in Teaching award and a 2017 Diversity Pillar. She also served as the Director of the Institutional Review Board, a HICEPS and Teaching Fellow. She has presented at the local, regional, and national level.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Interprofessional education is foundational to creating a health care team prepared to improve patient outcomes, however, patients and families are often absent from the educational setting. Faculty from the School of Nursing, Department of Communication Studies, School of Business, and Department of Social Work collaborated to create a Poverty Simulation designed to engage students from all programs, residents from public housing, and academic-practice partners. The five-part simulation experience includes: 1) collaboration with diverse faculty to build the simulation experience, 2)…