University of Maryland, Baltimore Panelists:
Kathleen Pincus, PharmD, BCPS – Clinical Pharmacist
Dr. Pincus will share stories from her work as a member of an integrated medical team. She will discuss how a clinical pharmacist works to solve complex medication related issues to advance patient-centered care in the primary care setting.
Cynthia L. Renn, PhD, RN Assistant Professor School of Nursing and member of the Center on Pain Studies.
Dr. Renn will describe her work as a member of a pain team composed of faculty from the UMB schools of nursing, dentistry and medicine as well as the Greenebaum Cancer Center. She will share how the group efforts in clinical studies and bench research on chemotherapy-induced pain have generated valuable information about the symptoms experienced by cancer patients receiving chemotherapy, and the cellular and molecular mechanisms that underlie the clinical findings.
Kathleen Dachille, JD, Associate Professor of Law and Director of the Network for Public Health Law--Eastern Region
K. Dachille will discuss how she works with a team of medical and social work professionals to understand and define parameters and causes of public health problems (e.g., tobacco use). She will describe how the team approach has resulted in development of legislation, and regulations designed to reduce the impact of these important health challenges
David Mallott, MD—Psychiatrist and Associate Dean for Medical Education
Dr. Mallott will discuss the inter-professional teamwork associated with psychiatry and the future of inter-professional teams as health care is increasingly organized into patient "homes." He will also speak to educating physicians and other health care providers to be ready for the changes in the health care delivery system.
The panel will be moderated by Flavius Lilly, Assistant Vice President Academic and Student Affairs.