Heather B. Congdon, Director, Center for Interprofessional Education 
Dr. Congdon, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, serves as a professor in the Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research within the School of Pharmacy. Her teaching focus surrounds interprofessional education, diabetes, and the abilities lab series.

IPECongdon’s research interests relate to her practice at Mercy Health Clinic. She has evaluated the impact of pharmacist-provided medication therapy management (MTM) on clinical outcomes, such as hemoglobin A1C, blood pressure, and cholesterol. Furthermore, her team has demonstrated the importance of interprofessional, coordinated care on clinical outcomes for patients with poorly controlled diabetes.

Joseph P. Martinez, Co-Director, Center for Interprofessional Education 
Dr. Martinez is Associate Dean for Medical Education and Student Experience at the School of Medicine. He is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine and Medicine.

Martinez received his MD from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed his residency in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine at the University of Maryland Medical Center. He is an active lecturer on the local, national, and international level, with particular interest in abdominal emergencies, as well as medical education.

Linda B. Horn, Co-Director, Center for Interprofessional Education 
Dr. Horn is the Director for Academic Affairs and Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science in the School of Medicine. Her teaching includes interprofessional education, professional issues, neurology, and geriatrics.

Horn has over 30+ years of clinical experience in a variety of clinical settings including acute care, outpatient and home care. She is also a board certified geriatric and neurologic specialist. Research interests include balance and falls in adults, professional behavior and interprofessional education, and improving upper extremity function after a stroke.

Bridgitte C. Gourley, Co-Director, Center for Interprofessional Education 
Ms. Gourley is the Specialty Director for the Family Nurse Practitioner Doctor of Nursing Practice at the Baltimore and Shady Grove Campus, and Assistant Professor in the Department of Family and Community Health at the School of Nursing.

Gourley's teaching focuses includes family practice, underserved care and interprofessional education.