The purpose of the Office of the Associate Vice President for Academic Health Sciences is to establish a University-level academic leadership position for the health sciences, to centralize academic work in the health sciences, to introduce greater connections to and integration across other non-AHC colleges, and to provide increased support for interprofessional education.
Ames Appointed Associate Vice President for Academic Health Sciences
Trevor Ames, dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine, as has been appointed as associate vice president for academic health sciences in the Office of the Executive Vice President and Provost. In this new role and new administrative office, he will provide leadership that positions the University’s academic health sciences as a nationally recognized innovative interprofessional hub for education, research, and practice.
Dr. Ames will transition into his new role in August.
Coordinating IPE for the Nation
The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education is a coordinating center that provides national leadership in the field of interprofessional education and collaborative practice among health professionals. At its core, the center will accelerate transformation of health care in the U.S. by creating a bridge between higher education and the rapidly transforming U.S. health care system.