The HSC Office of Academic Affairs and Chancellor Roth
are pleased to announce Dean Michel Disco from the College of Pharmacy as
the new Director for Interprofessional Education at the UNM Health Sciences
Michel Disco is a Distinguished Alumna of the College of Pharmacy and an alumna of Anderson School of Management at the University of New Mexico. After working for more than 30 years as a community pharmacist, she accepted the position of Assistant Dean for External Programs and Associate Professor in 2004. As the Assistant Dean, Disco is responsible for the assigning of student pharmacists to clinical and elective sites where the students complete practical experiences. The Experiential Office Team recruits and assists preceptors who teach the students.
As an associate professor, Disco has taught various courses, including Self-Care Therapeutics (“OTC class”), a service learning elective and pharmacy law. She precepts students in several interprofessional rotations and classes for the HSC students.
Disco has developed a passion for interprofessional education. She served on the HSC Interprofessional Committee and was a member of the IPE Event Day planning committee. She is serving as a member of the IPE directorate. Along with several others, she has presented at national and international meetings on IPE.
Disco has been very active in the state and national pharmacy professional organizations for many years. She is a past-president of the New Mexico Pharmacists Association.
The University of New Mexico’s Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 20 North Clark Street, Suite 2500, Chicago, IL 60602-5109, TEL (312) 664-3575 , FAX (312) 664-4652, URL http://www.acpe-accredit.org/
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