Andrea Berndt, PhD
Associate Professor
UT Health San Antonio
Andrea Berndt, PhD, is a tenured associate professor and faculty member at the SON, with almost 30 years of experience teaching research and statistics courses in undergraduate, master’s, D.N.P., and Ph.D. programs. Dr. Berndt earned her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology with a minor in Psychometrics in 1998 from Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. Her statistical expertise includes univariate and multivariate statistical analysis, with extensive training in structural equation modeling and hierarchical linear modeling. Dr. Berndt’s research expertise is in quantitative methodology, measurement theory, instrument development, test validation, and institutional research. Dr. Berndt has been engaged in interprofessional teaching and research during the last five years

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Background: Members of Linking Interprofessional Networks for Collaboration (LINC), UT Health San Antonio’s institutional initiative to advance interprofessional education (IPE), developed the university-wide LINC Common IPE Experience for all incoming learners. Launched in 2020, this foundational IPE activity involves three case-based online modules focused on teamwork and communication competencies completed synchronously in interprofessional groups of 3-4 students. In 2021, as COVID-19 social distancing restrictions loosened, student groups were encouraged to complete the modules online…