Barbara F. Brandt, PhD, EdM, FNAP

Associate Vice President, Academic Health Center

Barbara F. Brandt

Contact Info

brandt@umn.edu

Office Phone 612-625-3972

Office Address:
664 Children’s Rehab Center
426 Church Street SE
MMC 501 Mayo
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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

Administrative Assistant Name
Angela Willson

Administrative Phone
612-625-3972

Administrative Email
awillson@umn.edu

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

Dr. Brandt is an internationally recognized leader in the field of interprofessional practice and education and serves as the founding director of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. The National Center, based at University of Minnesota, is a public-private partnership charged by its founders to provide the leadership, evidence, and resources needed to guide the nation on the use of interprofessional education and collaborative practice as a way to enhance the experience of health care, improve population health and reduce the overall cost of care. The founders and funders of the National Center are the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration; the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Minnesota.

Dr. Brandt is a tenured professor of pharmacy and has been an associate vice president at the University of Minnesota since 2000. During that time, she has served as principal investigator of over $25M in grants and contracts. She led the creation of several Academic Health Center interprofessional education programs at the University of Minnesota, including the Office of Education, the Health Careers Center, the Interprofessional Education and Resource Center, the Minnesota Area Health Education Center and the 1Health Interprofessional Education curriculum.

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 now the National Academy of Medicine, Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professions Education, the National Quality Forum, the Academy of Healthcare Improvement, the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions, the American Nurses Association, the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Massachusetts General Hospital Institute for Health Professions, the Health Resources and Services Administration Office of Pharmacy Affairs, the American Board of Medical Specialties, and the American Medical Association, among many higher education institutions and other professional and academic associations and groups. She was a founding member of the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved and the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC).

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 the health professions from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She completed a W.K. Kellogg Foundation-sponsored post-doctoral fellowship for faculty in adult and continuing education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Brandt’s selected honors include: Woman of Achievement, University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center; American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Innovations in Teaching Award; University of Illinois Distinguished Alumna; Honorary Alumna of the National Health Service Corps; Honorary Fellow, National Academy of Practice; and 2018 University of South Carolina-Greenville Luminary in Medicine.

Expertise

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

Awards & Recognition

  • Luminary in Medicine Award, University of South Carolina-Greenville, March 2018
  • Honorary Fellow, National Academies of Practice, March 2018
  • University of Illinois Distinguished Alumnus Award, April 2013
  • 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

Research Funding Grants

University of Minnesota - $25,020,974

Principal Investigator - $24,409,353

Principal Investigator, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Supporting and sustaining the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education in advancing the field connecting education with practice, November 15, 2018 – November 14, 2020, $500,000

Principal Investigator, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
The Nexus Learning Ecosystem: Vision, Action, Results, February 1, 2018 – January 31, 2021, $300,000

Principal Investigator, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
Comprehensive Evaluation of the Accelerating Interprofessional Community-Based Education and Practice Program Evaluation, June 29, 2016 – August 1, 2019, $428,873

Principal Investigator, The John A. Hartford Foundation
Increasing the number of nursing curricula with courses on interprofessional collaboration between nurses and other health professionals, April 1, 2016 – March 31, 2019, $300,000
Principal Investigator, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
Increasing the number of nursing curricula with courses on interprofessional collaboration between nurses and other health professionals, February 2, 2016 – January 31, 2019, $300,000
Principal Investigator, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Adding interprofessional curricula to RWJF’s Summer Medical and Dental Education Program and Harold Amos Medical Faculty Development Program, December 15, 2015 – December 14, 2017, $250,000

Principal Investigator, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Increasing the number of nursing curricula with courses on interprofessional collaboration between nurses and other health professionals, December 15, 2015 – December 14, 2018, $1,500,000

Principal Investigator, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, November 15, 2013 – September 14, 2017, $2,500,000

Principal Investigator, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Engaging global leaders in interprofessional education and collaborative practice to help transform health care delivery, October 15, 2013 – October 14, 2014, $68,512

Principal Investigator, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation
National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, September 5, 2013 – September 4, 2018, $1,500,000

Principal Investigator, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation
National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education, July 1, 2013 – June 30, 2018, $1,500,000

Principal Investigator, Health Services and Resources Administration, Health and Human Service, U.S. Public Health Service
The National Coordinating Center for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice – Creating Transformational Change, September 30, 2012 – September 29, 2017, $3,907,514

Principal Investigator, Health Services and Resources Administration, Health and Human Service, U.S. Public Health Service
Development of a Minnesota Area Health Education Center Program (Basic/Core), September 1, 2012 – August 30, 2014, $913,056

Principal Investigator, Health Services and Resources Administration, Health and Human Service, U.S. Public Health Service
Development of a Minnesota Area Health Education Center Program (Point of Service Maintenance and Enhancement), September 1, 2012 – August 30, 2017, $2,609,708

Principal Investigator, Health Services and Resources Administration, Health and Human Service, U.S. Public Health Service
Development of a Minnesota Area Health Education Center Program (Basic/Core), September
2011 – August 2012, $750,000

Principal Investigator, Health Services and Resources Administration, Health and Human Service, U.S. Public Health Service
Development of a Minnesota Area Health Education Center Program (Point of Service Maintenance and Enhancement), September 2011 – August 2012, $300,387

Principal Investigator, Health Services and Resources Administration, Health and Human Service, U.S. Public Health Service
Development of a Minnesota Area Health Education Center Program (Basic/Core), September
2008 – August 2011, $3,354,318

Principal Investigator, Health Services and Resources Administration, Health and Human Service, U.S. Public Health Service
Development of a Minnesota Area Health Education Center Program (Basic/Core), September
2005 – August 2008, $2,375,000

Principal Investigator, Health Services and Resources Administration, Health and Human Service, U.S. Public Health Service
Development of a Minnesota Area Health Education Center Program (Basic/Core), September
2002 – August 2005, $1,051,985

Co-investigator - $569,321

Co-Principal Investigator, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Mark Earnest, M.D., PhD. Principal Investigator
The Nexus: Developing the Business Case and Metrics for Interprofessional Education and Practice, September 3, 2012 – March 3, 2014, $225,000

Co-Investigator, US Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Rural Health and Safety Education, Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service
Shier, K. Principal Investigator
Otter Tail County Healthy Aging Collaborative, October 1, 2008 - September 30, 2009, $339,621

Co-Investigator, Minnesota Dept. of Health, Office of Rural Health & Primary Care
Intergenerational Healthy Aging Collaborative, April 1, 2007 - August 29, 2008, $47,000

Publications

PubMed

Fraher, E., & Brandt, B.F. (2019). Toward a System Where Workforce Planning and Interprofessional Practice and Education Are Designed Around Patients and Populations Not Professions. Journal of Interprofessional Care. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13561820.2018.1564252.

Brandt, B.F. (2018). Rethinking Health Professions Education Through The Lens of Interprofessional Practice and Education. New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 157, 65-76. doi: 10.1002/ace.20269.

Barton, A.J., & Brandt, B.F. (2018). Editorial: Interprofessional Education in the Age of Risk and Innovation. Journal of Nursing Education, 57(11), 635-637. doi.org/10.3928/01484834-20181022-01.

Brandt, B.F., Kitto, S., & Cervero, R.M. (2018). Untying the Interprofessional Gordian Knot: The National Collaborative on Improving the Clinical Learning Environment. Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges, 93(10): 1437–1440. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002313.

Barr, H., Ross, F., Schmitt, M., Patel, K. D., Zwarenstein, M., Brandt, B. F., Fletcher, S. N., & Eyre, L. (2018). Scott Reeves: 1967-2018. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 32(4), 403-403. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2018.1494962.

Carney, P., Brandt, B. F., Dekhtyar, M., Holmboe, E. (2018). Advancing Health Professions Education Research by Creating a Network of Networks. Academic Medicine, 93(8), 1110-1112. doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000002189.

Brandt, B.F., & Schmitz, C. C. (2017). The US National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education Measurement and Assessment Collection. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 31(3): 277–281. doi: 10.1080/13561820.2017.1286884

Lutfiyya, M. N., Schicker, T., Jarabek, A., Brandt, B. F., & Cerra, F. C. (2017). Generating the Data for Analyzing the Effects of Interprofessional Teams for Improving Triple Aim Outcomes. In C. W. Delaney, C. A. Weaver, J. J. Warren, T. R. Clancy & R. L. Simpson (Eds). Big Data-Enabled Nursing: Education Research and Practice. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing.

Brandt, B. F. (2016). The Formation and Development of the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. In: Forman, D., Jones, M., Thistlethwaite, J eds. Leading Research and Evaluation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Little, M. M., St. Hill, C. A., Ware, K. B., Swanoski, M. T., Chapman, S. A., Lutfiyya, M. N., & Cerra, F. B. (2016). Team science as interprofessional collaborative research practice: a systematic review of the science of team science literature. Journal of Investigative Medicine, 65(1), 15–22. doi: 10.1136/jim-2016-000216.

Cox, M., Cuff, P., Brandt, B. F., Reeves, S., & Zierler, B. (2016). Measuring the impact of interprofessional education on collaborative practice and patient outcomes. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(1), 1-3. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1111052.

Lutfiyya, M. N., Brandt, B. F., & Cerra, F. B. (2016). Reflections From the Intersection of Health Professions Education and Clinical Practice: The State of the Science of Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice. Academic Medicine, 91(6), 766-771. doi:10.1097/ACM.0000000000001139.

Cerra, F. B., & Brandt, B. F. (2015). The growing integration of health professions education. In S.A. Wartman (Ed.), The Transformation of Academic Health Centers (p. 81-90). Waltham: Elsevier.

Lutfiyya, M. N., Brandt, B., Delaney, C. W., Pechacek, J., & Cerra, F. (2015). Setting a research agenda for interprofessional education and collaborative practice in the context of US health system reform. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(1), 7–14. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1040875.

Brandt, B. F. (2015). Interprofessional education and collaborative practice: Welcome to the "new" forty-year old field. The Advisor, 34(1), 9–17.

Pechacek, J., Cerra, F., Brandt, B. F., Lutfiyya M. N., & Delaney, C. (2015). Creating the summary of evidence through comparative effectiveness research for interprofessional education and collaborative practice by deploying a national intervention network and a national data repository. Healthcare, 3, 146-161. doi: 10.3390/healthcare3010146.

Cerra, F. B., Pacala, J., Brandt, B. F., & Lutfiyya, M. N. (2015). The Application of Informatics in Delineating the Proof of Concept for Creating Knowledge of the Value Added by Interprofessional Practice and Education. Healthcare, 3(4), 1158–1173. doi: 10.3390/healthcare3041158.

Delaney, C. W., Kuziemsky, C., & Brandt, B. F. (2015). Integrating informatics and interprofessional education and practice to drive healthcare transformation. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(6), 527-529. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1108735.

Pechacek, J., Shanedling, J., Lutfiyya, M., Brandt, B. F., Cerra, F., & Delaney, C. W. (2015). The National United States Center Data Repository: Core essential interprofessional practice & education data enabling triple aim analytics. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(6), 587-591. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1075474.

Brandt, B. F., Cerra, F., & Delaney, C. W. (2015). The United States National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education: Integrating an informatics approach to interprofessional work. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(6), 592-595. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2015.1108736.

Schmitz, C., & Brandt, B. F. (2015). The readiness for Interprofessional Learning Scale: To RIPLS or not to RIPLS? That is only part of the question. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(6), 525-526. 10.3109/13561820.2015.1108719.

Brandt, B. F. (2014). Update on the US National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 2014, 28(1), 5-7.https://doi.org/10.3109/13561820.2013.852365

Brandt, B. F., Lutfiyya, M. N., King, J. A., & Chioreso, C. (2014). A scoping review of interprofessional collaborative practice and education using the lens of the Triple Aim. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 28(5), 393-399. doi:10.3109/13561820.2014.906391.

Earnest, M., & Brandt, B. F. (2014). Aligning practice redesign and interprofessional education to advance triple aim outcomes. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 28(6), 497-500. doi: 10.3109/13561820.2014.933650.

Brandt, B.F. (2014). National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education: A Bold New Vision for Health. Journal of the National AHEC Organization, 30, 5-9.

Schmitt, M. H., Gilbert, J. H., Brandt, B. F., & Weinstein, R. S. (2013). The coming of age for interprofessional education and practice. The American Journal of Medicine, 126(4), 284-288. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.10.015

Weinstein, R. S., Brandt, B. F., Gilbert, J. H., & Schmitt, M. H. (2013). Bridging the quality chasm: interprofessional teams to the rescue? American Journal of Medicine, 126(4), 276-277. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.amjmed.2012.10.014

Delaney, C.W., Kuziemsky, C., & Brandt, B.F. (2013). Themed Issue: Interprofessional Practice, Education and Informatics. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 27(4), 351–352. https://doi.org/10.3109/13561820.2013.810435

Weinstein, R.S., Brandt, BF, Gilbert, JHV, & Schmitt, M. (2013). Collaborating Across Boards III (CAB III) “Interprofessional Collaboration: From Concept to Preparation to Practice”. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 27: 1–5. https://doi.org/10.3109/13561820.2013.761517

Cerra, F.B. & Brandt B.F. (2011). Renewed focus in the United States links interprofessional education with redesigning health care. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 25(6), 394-396. https://doi.org/10.3109/13561820.2011.615576

Brandt, B.F. & Shanedling, J. (2010). Is the CME System Obsolete? Minnesota Medicine, 93(11), 35-37.

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

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

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

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

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

Brandt, B.F. & Gilbert J. (2007). Collaborating across borders: An American-Canadian Dialogue on Interprofessional Health Education. Journal of Allied Health, 36 (1), 87-9.

Romanelli, F., Smith, K.M. & Brandt, B.F. (2005). Teaching Residents How to Teach: A Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Certificate Program (STLC) for Pharmacy Residents. American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, 69(2), 20.

Elam, C., Berres, P., Seaver, D., & Brandt, B.F. (2002). Helping Students Gain a Competitive Edge. The Journal of College Admission, 16-21.

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