Jennifer Taylor, DHEd, MPH, MCHES
Assistant Professor of Family Medicine
Indiana University School of Medicine
Jennifer Taylor, DHEd, MPH is the Executive Director of the Indiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Network and Assistant Professor of Family Medicine for the Department of Family Medicine at the Indiana University School of Medicine. Dr. Taylor holds a Doctorate in Health Education, a Master’s in Public Health, and is a Master Certified Health Education Specialist. Her background and expertise involves working on a variety of health-related topics including health workforce development, program evaluation, interprofessional education, mental health and addiction, and primary prevention.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

This lightning talk will address the issue of health system transformation from the lens of community engagement through the Indiana Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) Scholars program – a community focused interprofessional fellowship. We will describe the components, development, initial lessons learned, and preliminary outcomes of the AHEC Scholars approach to building interprofessionality among learners using community health projects.This presentation is designed to address the Nexus Summit theme of “Interprofessional Learning for Collaborative Practice and Education”. In order to…