Barbara Brandt, PhD, EdM

Associate Vice President for Education, Academic Health Center

Barbara Brandt

Contact Info

brandt@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-3972

Office Address:
485 Childrens Rehab Center
426 Church Street
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Mailing Address:
MMC 501 Mayo
420 Delaware St. SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Administrative Assistant Name
Stephanie Pedersen

Administrative Phone
612-625-3972

Administrative Email
pedersen@umn.edu

Associate Vice President for Education, Academic Health Center

Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health System

Director, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education


W.K. Kellogg Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Faculty on Future Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, National Competition, University of Wisconsin-Madison

PhD, Adult and Continuing Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

EdM, Adult and Continuing Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

AB,History and Secondary Education, University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary

Renowned for her work in health professional education, and specifically, interprofessional education and continuing education, Dr. Barbara Brandt serves as the associate vice president for education within the University of Minnesota’s Academic Health Center, and she is responsible for the University’s 1Health initiative to build the interprofessional practice skills of students and faculty in a broad range of health professions. Dr. Brandt is also the director of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, a public-private partnership and cooperative agreement with the Health Resources and Services Administration, established in 2012.

In her leadership roles, Dr. Brandt has served as a consultant, advisor and speaker for a wide variety of organizations such as the Institute of Medicine, the National Quality Forum, the Academy of Healthcare Improvement, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and the American Medical Association.

Dr. Brandt holds a bachelor of arts in the teaching of history from the University of Illinois at Chicago and a master of education and doctor of philosophy degrees in continuing education (specializing in continuing professional education for the health professions) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 2013 she was recognized as a University of Illinois Distinguished Alumna. She completed W.K. Kellogg Foundation-sponsored post-doctoral fellowship for faculty in adult and continuing education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Expertise

  • Interprofessional Practice and Education
  • Healthcare workforce redesign and optimization
  • Continuing professional education
  • Adult and continuing education

Awards & Recognition

  • University of Illinois Distinguished Alumnus Award, April 2013
  • Granite City, Illinois High School Wall of Fame, 2010
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Innovations in Teaching Award: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Certificate Program for Pharmacy Residents with Frank Romanelli, Pharm.D. and Kelly Smith, Pharm.D., 2004
  • Samuel W. Melendy Memorial Lecturer, College of Pharmacy, 2002
  • Woman of Achievement, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center, 1999 - 2000
  • United States Public Health Service, Primary Care Policy Fellowship, 2000
  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Innovations in Teaching Award: Problem-Based Learning for First Year Students, with Peggy Piascik, PhD, Markie Clements, MFA, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, 1998
  • Selected Participant, Leadership Development for Health Professionals, University of Kentucky College of Business and Carol Martin Gatton College of Business and Chandler Medical Center, May, 1998
  • Honorary Alumna, National Health Service Corps, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, 1995
  • Letter of Commendation from the Director, National Health Service Corps, Bureau of Primary Health Care, Health Resources and Services Administration, for work on the Twentieth Anniversary Conference, 1992
  • Excellence in Instruction, Campus-wide Designation, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989
  • Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society, 1984
  • Letitia Walsh Fellowship. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign College of Education award for excellence in doctoral study, one of four college-wide awards, 1983 - 1984
  • Kappa Delta Pi Honor Society, 1982
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society, 1978
  • Illinois State Teacher Scholarship (Full Tuition Scholarship), 1967 - 1971
  • James Scholar, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1967 – 1970

Research

Publications

Books

Anderson-Harper, H., Beck, D., Brandt, B.F., Chase, P., Primer in Pharmaceutical Education, American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, Alexandria, VA, 2007.

Bennett, N.L. and LeGrand (Brandt), B.F., Developing Continuing Professional Education Programs, Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Office of Continuing Education and Public Service Guide Series, 1991.


Peer-Reviewed Articles/Manuscripts

Lutfiyya M.N., Brandt B.F., Cerra F.B. Reflections from the Intersection of Health Professions Education and Clinical Practice: State of the Science of Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. Academic Medicine. 2016; published online ahead of print, doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000001139

Lutfiyya, M.N., Brandt, B.F., Delaney, C., Pechacek, J., Cerra, F.B., Setting a Research Agenda for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice in the Context of US Health System Reform. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 2016; 30:7-14. DOI: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1040875

Pechacek, J., Cerra, F., Brandt, B.F., Lutfiyya, M.N., Delaney, C. Creating the Evidence through Comparative Effectiveness Research for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice by Deploying a National Intervention Network and a National Data Repository. Healthcare. 2015; 3: 146-161.

Delaney, C.W., Kuziemsky, C., Brandt, B.F. Integrating informatics and interprofessional education and practice to drive healthcare transformation. Journal of interprofessional care, 2015, 29(6), 527-529.

Pechacek, J. Shanedling, J., Lutfiyya, M.N., Brandt, B.F., Cerra, F.B., Delaney, C.W. The National Center Data Repository: Core essential interprofessional practice & education data enabling triple aim analytics. Journal of interprofessional care, 2015, 29(6), 587-591.

Brandt, B.F. Interprofessional Education: Welcome to the “New” Forty-Year Old Field. The Advisor, 2015

Cerra, F. Pacala, J., Brandt, B.F., Lutfiyya, M.N. The Application of Informatics in Delineating the Proof of Concept for Creating Knowledge of the Value Added by Interprofessional Practice and Education. Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute. In Healthcare, 2015, 3(4), 1158-1173.

Brandt, B.F., Cerra, F., Delaney, C. The United States National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education: Integrating an informatics approach to interprofessional work. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2015, 29(6), 592-595.

Brandt, B., Lutfiyya, M. N., King, J. A., & Chioreso, C. A scoping review of interprofessional collaborative practice and education using the lens of the Triple Aim. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2014, 28(5): 393-399.

Earnest, M., & Brandt, B. Aligning practice redesign and interprofessional education to advance triple aim outcomes. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2014, (0), 1-4.

Brandt, B. F. (2014). Update on the US National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2014, 28(1), 5-7.

Brandt, B.F. National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education:
A Bold New Vision for Health. Journal of National AHEC Organization, 2014, 30: 5-9.
Schmitt, M. H., Gilbert, J. H., Brandt, B. F., & Weinstein, R. S. The coming of age for interprofessional education and practice. The American Journal of Medicine, 2013,126(4), 284-288.

Weinstein, R. S., Brandt, B. F., Gilbert, J. H., & Schmitt, M. H. Bridging the quality chasm: interprofessional teams to the rescue? American Journal of Medicine, 2013, 126(4), 276-277.

Delaney, Connie, Kuziemsky, Craig, Brandt, B.F., Interprofessional Practice, Education and
Informatics. Journal of Interprofessional Care. 2013, 27(4): 351 – 352.

Weinstein, R.S., Brandt, BF, Gilbert, JHV, Schmitt, M. Collaborating Across Boards III (CAB III) “Interprofessional Collaboration: From Concept to Preparation to Practice”, Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2013, 27: 1 – 5.

Cerra, F.B. and Brandt B.F. Renewed focus in the United States links interprofessional education with redesigning health care. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2011; 25(6): 394-396.

Brandt, B.F. and Shanedling, J., Is the CME System Obsolete? Minnesota Medicine, November
2010.

Brandt, B.F., Quake-Rapp, C., Shanedling, J., Spannaus-Martin, D, and Martin, P., Blended Learning: Emerging Best Practices in Allied Health Workforce Development, Journal of Allied Health, 2010, 39 (4) 167-172.

Brandt, B.F., Buchanan, J., and Kostka, S., 1Health, the Center for Interprofessional Education, University of Minnesota, Journal of Allied Health, 2010, (2) 141 - 142.

Blue, A., Brandt, B.F., and Schmitt, M.H., American Interprofessional Health Collaborative: Historical Roots and Organizational Beginnings, Journal of Allied Health, 2010, (6) 204-209.

Blewett, L.A., Kelli Johnson, McCarthy, T., Lackner, T., Brandt, B.F, Improving Geriatric Transitional Care through Inter-professional Care Teams, Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice, 2010, 16(1) 57-63.


Book Chapters

Lutfiyya M.N., Rohde S., Schicker T., Jarabek A., Pechacek J., Brandt B., Cerra F. Generating the data for analyzing the effects of interprofessional teams for improving triple aim outcomes. Forthcoming in Big Data-Enabled Nursing: Education, Research and Practice. Delaney C, Weaver C, Warren J, Clancy C and

Simpson R (Eds). New York: Springer Publishing Company, forthcoming.
Brandt, B.F. and Cerra, F.B. The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. To be published in Wartman, S. (Ed.) The Future of Academic Health Centers, Februrary 2015.