Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
at Washington University Medical Campus

Health Professional Student Leadership Council (HPSLC)


The Health Professional Student Leadership Council (HPSLC) focuses on the extracurricular side of interprofessionalism. HPSLC works in parallel with the CIPE to promote and advance the understanding of interprofessional collaboration between all health professions on the Washington University Medical Center campus (audiology, deaf education, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, pharmacy, and physical therapy).



HPSLC Executive Board (AY20-21)

President: Victoria Shihadah, Audiology

Vice President: Anna Chiu, Pharmacy

Secretary: Vivian Wong, Occupational Therapy

Treasurer: Katherine Norrick, Physical Therapy

Social Media Administrator:  Steven Kramer, Pharmacy

Member-at-Large: Reyan Coskun, Medicine

Member-at-Large: Hima Patel, Nursing



HPSLC Faculty Liaisons

Dr. Steven Ambler, PT, DPT, PhD, MPH, CPH, OCU, Program in Physical Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine 

Dr. Dennis Chang, MD, MD Program, Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Tricia Berry, PharmD, Assistant Dean, Student Academic Affairs; Professor, Pharmacy Practice. St. Louis College of Pharmacy.

Dr. Jane Heine, NP-BC, Nursing, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College

Dr. Amanda Ortmann, PhD, Program in Audiology & Communication Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine

Dr. Susan Tucker, OTD OTR/L ATP, Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine

HPSLC-Sponsored Activities and Events

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Fall Semester Events


    • Virtual meet & Greet-September
    • Student Rep Election-September
    • Virtual Halloween event-October
    • Case Study Discussion & Panel-November
    • + Healthcare-centered volunteer and advocacy efforts all semester long

Spring Semester

  • Happy Hour
  • Trivia Night
  • Community Service Day
  • Case Study Night