Blair Mattern, Au.D, CCC-A
Director, Interdisciplinary Clinical Operation
Ball State University
Blair Mattern, Au.D. CCC-A is Director of Interdisciplinary Clinical Operations at Ball State University. Dr. Mattern works with the College of Health Leadership Team, faculty, staff, and students to ensure consistent and congruent interactions and operations across clinical activities of the units within the College. Dr. Mattern is a licensed Audiologist. His research and clinical work primarily relate to assessment and intervention of individuals with balance disorders. Dr. Mattern received both his Doctor of Audiology and B.S. in Pre- Audiology degrees from Ball State University. He also serves as the University’s Associate Privacy Officer in matters pertaining to HIPAA compliance.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

The Pandemic led to major disruption in the way live educational experiences occur and will continue to occur for interprofessional education (IPE). As we evolve into the next phase of the Pandemic, institutions continue to face challenges to deliver meaningful and impactful IPE learning experiences for students to build skills for interprofessional collaborative practice in live and distance formats. To address this problem, we developed a virtual, avatar-based, multi-user 3-D video interprofessional escape room to support health profession students in developing skills in interprofessional…