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Barbara Maxwell

Degree & Credential: PhD, DPT, PT, MSc, Cert THE, FNAP
Location: Indiana
Title: Associate Dean & Director of the Indiana University Interprofessional Practice and Education Center
Sector: Education
Organization: Indiana University
Profession: Physical Therapist

Dr. Barbara Maxwell is Director of the Interprofessional Practice and Education Center at Indiana University.

Dr. Maxwell has been involved in interprofessional education and collaborative practice since the late 1980’s when she was involved with interprofessional teams in cardiac rehabilitation, and with rapid response community teams for individuals recovering from a stroke. She has worked in this field in the US, Europe, and Asia, and is active in the Interprofessional world both nationally and internationally.

She is a board member of the American Interprofessional Health Collaborative (AIHC) and serves as the AIHC representative to Interprofessional.Global: The Global Confederation for Interprofessional Practice and Education. She has served on the Council of the National Academies of Practice (NAP, and was the inaugural chair of the Physical Therapy Academy within NAP.

She is an ambassador for the National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education and is a member of InterprofessionalResearch.Global, an international collaborative organization focused on bringing together experts in the field to advance interprofessional practice, research, and theory generation, at the global level.

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