Vincent Dennis, Pharm.D.
Associate Dean for Professional and Interprofessional Programs
University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy
Vince is an Associate Professor and serves as Associate Dean for Professional and Interprofessional Programs for the University of Oklahoma College of Pharmacy. He has over 20 years experience in delivery of interdisciplinary ambulatory care practice at the professional student and post-graduate resident levels, with interest in developing and assessing interprofessional clinical learning experiences.

Presenting at the Nexus Summit:

To address gaps in clinical education between the University of Oklahoma Colleges of Medicine and Pharmacy, a novel curriculum was initiated with focus on the exploration of health inequity, community health, health literacy, and social determinants of health (SDoH). Interprofessional education and collaboration occurs with the goal of providing coordinated services to patients in a community-based practice setting through a student-run interprofessional Unity Clinic serving the uninsured of Oklahoma City.Students gain foundational knowledge in interprofessional based collaboration to teach,…
Background: United States medical and pharmacy curricula are typically four years, including pre-clinical and clinical components. It is unclear how perceptions of interprofessional collaboration changes over the life cycle of these programs. Pharmacy and medical students participated in three shared interprofessional learning experiences within the first two pre-clinical years, then non-uniform experiences during years 3 and 4. Our specific aim was detection of change in student responses from baseline until program conclusion using the validated 27 item Interprofessional Attitudes Scale (…