Building student involvement, fostering civic engagement and enhancing community service to advance public health. 


The overarching goal of this student-led organization is to foster, support, and promote opportunities for interprofessional collaboration between dental and other health professions.


Students for Interprofessional Practice and Education (SIPE) members will:

  • foster student leadership through the planning and execution of diverse extracurricular IPE activities
  • engage with TUSDM faculty to inspire IPE innovation and,
  • participate in the continual improvement and expansion of IPE opportunities for all TUSDM students.

2019-2020 E-Board

President: Vendita Correia (D20)

Vice President: Abrar Ahmed (D21)

Treasurer: Jason Park (D21)

Secretary: Sarah Franklin (D20)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ellen Patterson, MD, MA