Frank Ascione, PharmD, MPH, PhD
Directory of the U-M Center for Interprofessional Education, University of Michigan

Frank J. Ascione, Pharm.D., MPH, Ph.D, is Professor Pharmacy, University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and Director of the U-M Center for Interprofessional Education.  He has taught courses on scientific literature evaluation, patient communication, and (currently) regulatory science.  His research has focused on drug use/approval policy, health care institutional decision making, and interprofessional education/practice. He has over 90 publications on these subjects.   He has won several teaching innovation awards from the Smithsonian Institute, listed in Who’s Who, is a fellow in several professional societies, and is recipient of the Pharmacist of the Year Award from the Michigan Pharmacist Association


Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Increasingly health profession accreditation organizations are requiring educational programs to document meeting standards related to interprofessional education and collaborative practice in their didactic and clinical curriculum requirements.