Catherine Maher, PT, DPT, GCS is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physical Therapy, School of Health and Medical Sciences, Seton Hall University. She has been involved in research to assess teaching and learning strategies to promote professional development, interprofessional education and critical thinking in healthcare students. Catherine has presented at conferences on interprofessional education and co-authored articles related to enhancing teaching and learning to foster health care student education. Currently, she teaches at Seton Hall University in areas of geriatrics, prosthetics and co-teaches adult neurological dysfunction and, service learning
PolicyMap, a digital humanities tool, supports the conference theme of the role and influence of technology in interprofessional health care through an innovative model of interprofessional health professionals’ education. As healthcare analytics becomes a prominent field, health professional students' critical analysis skill and digital literacy are important for professional advancement.