Dawn Maffucci, PhD, ATC
Director of Clinical Education; MS in Athletic Training
Seton Hall University
Dr. Dawn Maffucci obtained her PhD in Higher Education Leadership, Management and Policy from Seton Hall University. She has been a certified athletic trainer for over 25 years and is currently the Director of Clinical Education for the MS in Athletic Training Program at Seton Hall. Prior to, Dawn was the Program Director at North Carolina Central University as it became the first HBCU to gain CAAHEP accreditation in Athletic Training. She has worked inter-professionally with the various directors of clinical education on interprofessional programming and with the speech-language pathology program, completing program evaluation for pioneering clinical education methodology.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Healthcare educators must view themselves as knowledge brokers who create learning opportunities to transmit scientific knowledge, information, and innovations to students to advance person-centered care (Sverrisson, 2001). Knowledge brokers serve as a link between what we know and how we know it, why it is important to know, and ensure that all who need to know have the information. Traditionally, knowledge brokers work in the public domain with patients and the private domain in laboratories (Blondel, 2006). We argue that knowledge brokering must expand into the academic domain. The World…