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April D. Davis, MS, RDN, ACSM-CEP®

Clinical Asst. Professor, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

IPE Peer-Reviewed Article
Kobayashi R, Schwartz CR, Wilson MN, Clauser JM, Mann DP, Purath J, Davis AD, Ododm-Maryon TL, Bray BS, Richardson BB. Interprofessional Student Training Program: An Evaluation of Teaching, Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral to Treatment (SBIRT) for Substance Use. J Soc Work Pract Addict. 2019; 19:1-2, 26-36. DOI: 10.1080/1533256X.2019.1589882

IPE Grant Activity
Using Interprofessional Education (IPE) to Improve Care for Patients with MCC Initiative. Cynthia Fitzgerald, Ph.D. – principal investigator. April D. Davis, Consultant for Nutrition (3% contribution). $1,102,818. Awarded. 7/1/2013 – 6/30/2016

Barbara Richardson, PhD, RN

Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medical Education and Clinical Sciences, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

IPE Peer-Reviewed Articles
Clauser J, Richardson BB, Odom-Maryon T, et al. Standardized patient simulation using SBIRT (screening, brief intervention, and referral for treatment) as a tool for interprofessional learning. MedEdPORTAL. 2020;16:10955.

Kobayashi, R., Schwartz, C., Willson, M., Clauser, J., Mann, D., Purath, Davis, A., Hahn, P., DePriest, D., Tuell, E., Odom-Maryon, T., Bray, B., Richardson, B., 2019. Interprofessional Student Training: An evaluation of teaching screening, brief intervention and referral to treatment (SBIRT). Journal of Social Work Practice in the Addictions. 19:1-21. ISSN: 1533-256X print/1533-2578 online

Ward, L., Bray, B., Odom-Maryon, T., Richardson, B., Woodard, L., et al., 2016. Development, implementation and evaluation of a longitudinal interprofessional education project. Journal of Interprofessional Education & Practice. (3) 35-41.

Richardson, B., Potter, N., Bray, B. (2013) Interprofessional Journal Clubs – Let’s get started! America’s Pharmacist. 27: 148- 149.

Richardson, B., Gersh, M., Potter, N., 2012. Health care team challenge: A versatile model for interprofessional education. MedEdPORTAL. Access at

IPE Grants
Spokane Teaching Health Center SBIRT Student training grant. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration (SAMSHA) PI B. Richardson, Co-I’s B. Bray, C. Schwartz, M. Willson, J. Purath, T. Odom-Maryon, A. Davis, R. Kobayashi, D. Mann, J. Clauser & P. Hahn. 9/30/15-9/30/18, $779,993, Complete.

Using IPE to Improve Care for Patients with Multiple Chronic Conditions. HRSA – Advanced Nursing Education Grant, CO-PI Fitzgerald, C. and Richardson, B. Co-I’s J. Purath, B. Bray, M. Willson, T. Odom-Maryon, R. Kobayashi, J. Beary, S. Fincham. 7/2013 to 6/2016, $1.2million D09HP25920-01-00 7/1/2013-6/30/16. Funded. Complete.

Empire Health Foundation, Refugee Health Simulation. PI-Richardson, B. $1,000. May, 2016. Implementation. Complete.

Riverpoint Interprofessional Rural Health Project, Interprofessional Education in a Rural Health Setting. PI –Richardson, B., Empire Health Foundation, 8/15/2011-10/30/2012, $12,500. Complete.