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The trainings available through this project were developed by an interprofessional team of faculty and staff at Washington State University (WSU) and Eastern Washington University (EWU). Multiple versions of the trainings have been developed to target the learning needs of health professions students and practicing professionals. Additional information about the developed trainings is available here.

Grant support:

Initial development of the student-focused curriculum was supported by the Washington State Department of Health. Funding from the Health Resources and Services Administration and Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration has allowed for continued expansion of this interprofessional curriculum. Specific grant information is below:

  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). “Rethinking Education on Substance use through inter-Professional Education and Rural Community Training (RESPECT).” Dawn DeWitt (PI). HRSA award number: T0BHP33106-03-00. Total award: $1,929,12. July 2019 – June 2024.
  • Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). “Rethinking Education on Substance Use with Inter-Professional Education and Collaborative Teams using Medication-Assisted Treatment (RESPECT-MAT).” Marian Wilson (PI). Grant number: 1H79FG000075-01. Total award: $199,687. Sept. 2020 – Sept. 2022.
  • Northwest Center for Public Health Practice/University of Washington Community-based Training Partner Funds. “Interdisciplinary curricula on team review of patients on chronic opioids for rural community clinics.” Marian Wilson (PI). Total award: $6,579. May 2019 – Oct. 2019.
  • Washington State Department of Health / Prevention for States program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (grant renewal). “Interdisciplinary Curricula on Team Review of Patients on Chronic Opioids for Pre-Service Healthcare Students.” Barbara Richardson (PI). Total award: $87,668. December 2018 to August 2019.
  • Washington State Department of Health / Prevention for States program funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (Grant 5 NU17CE002734). “Interdisciplinary Curricula on Team Review of Patients on Chronic Opioids for Pre-Service Healthcare Students.” Barbara Richardson (PI). Total award: $70,000. May 2018 to August 2018.

The contents of this curriculum are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement by, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services, the Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, the Health Resources and Services Administration, or the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

The development and research team:

  • Jennifer Anderson, BA, Coordinator for the Collaboration for Interprofessional Health Education Research & Scholarship (CIPHERS)
  • Ross Bindler, PharmD, Research Investigator, WSU College of Nursing
  • Dawn DeWitt, M.D., MSc, MACP, FRACP, Cert Med Ed, Associate Dean and Inaugural Director of the Center for InterProfessional Health Education Research and Scholarship (CIPHERS), WSU Elson S. Floyd, College of Medicine
  • Carrie Gigray, MSHS, FP-C, Simulation Education Specialist, WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • Tracy Klein, Ph.D., ARNP, RN, Associate Professor and family nurse practitioner in primary care, WSU College of Nursing
  • Rie Kobayashi, Ph.D., MSW, Professor, Eastern Washington University
  • Chris Martin, Director, Virtual Clinic and Simulation Center, WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • Skye McKennon, PharmD, Clinical Associate Professor and Director of Interprofessional Education, WSU Elson S. Floyd, College of Medicine
  • Jennifer Miller, PharmD, Assistant Professor, WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Connie Remsberg, Ph.D., PharmD, Associate Professor, WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Janet Walker, M.D., Clinical Assistant Professor and certified Balint group leader and trainer, WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine
  • Marian Wilson, Ph.D., MPH, RN, Associate Professor in the WSU College of Nursing
  • Liz Wood, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Community and Behavioral Health, WSU Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine

Previous team members:

  • Brenda S. Bray, BPharm, MPH, WSU Elson S. Floyd, College of Medicine
  • Barbara Richardson, Ph.D., MN, RN, WSU Elson S. Floyd, College of Medicine
  • Patricia Hahn, ARNP, MEDEX Physician Assistant program, University of Washington
  • Matt Layton, M.D., WSU Elson S. Floyd, College of Medicine
  • Sarah Peterson, MPH, MSc, WSU Elson S. Floyd, College of Medicine
  • Janet Purath, Ph.D., RN, WSU College of Nursing

Contact information:

Please direct questions about the website or the curriculum to medicine.ipoc@wsu.edu.


Interprofessional Opioid Curriculum is licensed to Washington State University under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0. Please refer to the Creative Commons license link for terms of use.