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Faculty Spotlight

Jodie Gary

This month's Interprofessional Education & Research (IPER) faculty spotlight is on Dr. Jodie Gary, PhD, MSN. Dr. Gary has 25 years of healthcare experience including field emergency management (from emergency dispatch to paramedic), clinical and laboratory research, and hospital-based primary care nursing (including telemetry and critical care). She is currently a tenure-track assistant professor with the Texas A&M College of Nursing.

Dr. Gary teaches scholarship and evidence-based practice to undergraduate and graduate students with her primary research focus in the delivery of patient-centered care within the complexity of healthcare through the application of positive deviance. Dr. Gary's interest in patient-centered care anchors her desire to imbed interprofessional education (IPE) within the Texas A&M University Health Science Center. She recently completed a study evaluating teamwork and IPE within the TAMHSC.

Dr. Gary is a TeamSTEPPS® Master Trainer and has developed a Teamwork and Communication Elective for BSN nursing students as well as TeamSTEPPS® training for other health profession education students. Dr. Gary has attended and presented at multiple TeamSTEPPS® National Conferences.

Besides collaborating with other Texas A&M Health Science Center components on IPE for health professions students and faculty development, Dr. Gary currently sits on the Texas A&M University Research Committee, the Institutional Review Board, and is the Chair for the Climate and Diversity Committee. She serves as the President for the local Phi Iota Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau (STTI) and has been a fellow in the STTI Nurse Faculty Leadership Academy.

Dr. Gary's most recent publication Health Science Center Faculty Attitudes Towards Interprofessional Education and Teamwork was featured in the Journal of Interprofessional Care:  Volume 32, 2018, Issue 2.

Dr. Jodie Gary's Bio

Last edited by: schnettler 04/02/2018