Mario Browne, M.P.H. C.H.E.S. C.D.P.
Associate Dean for Equity, Engagement, & Justice; Associate Professor, Department of Pharmacy & Ther
University of Pittsburgh
Mario Browne is the inaugural Associate Dean for Equity, Engagement, and Justice, and Associate Professor in the School of Pharmacy at the University of Pittsburgh. He is the former director of the Office of Health Sciences Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Schools of the Health Sciences. He is a Certified Diversity Practitioner and a Certified Health Education Specialist holding BS degrees in Biology and Medical Technology from Salem University, a master’s degree in Public Health from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently pursuing his Doctor of Education in Administrative and Policy Studies at Pitt’s School of Education.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

Lightning Talk Description:: The past two years have brought a succession of unprecedented changes. From the global pandemic to the world-wide response to racial injustice, interprofessional education (IPE) has been tasked with responding to multiple challenges. From design to debriefing, all aspects of IPE events required adaptation. Through virtual collaborations, faculty development, and consideration of systemic racism and social determinants of health, the University of Pittsburgh successfully moved a large, in-person, introductory event to a virtual setting with contemporary themes.…