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.

Co-Presidents: Abrar Ahmed & Diego Lopez
Vice President: Sumra Akhlaq
Treasurer: Mehtab Manji
Secretary: Sarina Shafiyan-Rad
D23 Liaison: Maheen Rahman
D24 Liaison: 
Lena Syed

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ellen Patterson, MD, MA & Dr. Karin Arsenault DMD, MPH