Helena Ward, BSc(Hons), PhD
Senior Lecturer in Medical Education, Discipline of Medical Education
Adelaide Medical School, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Adelaide
Dr. Helena Ward is a microbiologist who gained her PhD on serotype variation in Vibrio cholerae from the University of Adelaide, South Australia. She has post-doctoral experience in microbiology and molecular biology research and in the biotechnology industry. Helena is currently a Senior Lecturer in Medical Education at The University of Adelaide focussing on IPE curriculum development and assessment design. She has researched IPE/IPCP at Flinders University and the University of Adelaide. Her current research focuses on using activity theory to study agency in IPE.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

In this Lightning Talk, the evolution and vision of InterprofessionalResearch.Global’s (IPR.Global) Knowledge Network will be presented. IPR.Global is an international network of scholars, leaders, service providers, decision-makers, administrators, service-users, and students that promote and advocate for evidence-informed, theory-driven, methodologically rigorous interprofessional education for collaborative practice (IPECP) research, practices, and policies. Originally formed as an IPR.Global knowledge exchange working group in early 2019, the purpose was to ensure that the most relevant…