Doll Collaborates with Case Study on Academic-Organizational

SPAHP_Doll_JoyCTJoy Doll, OTD, OTR/L, executive director of the Center for Interprofessional Practice, Education and Research (CIPER) recently published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health along with several colleagues across the US on a case report titled, “Partnering with the Health Professions to Promote Prevention of an Alcohol-Exposed Pregnancy: Lessons Learned from an Academic-Organizational Collaborative.”

Evidence-based strategies exist to train healthcare professionals to ask their patients and clients about alcohol use, and are successful. Implementation of these strategies utilizing a system-level approach has not been conducted nationwide. This case study reports on the success of academic partnerships with national health professional organizations to increase adoption of evidence-based strategies to prevent alcohol-exposed pregnancies.