Interprofessional Collaboration Award

The College of Health and Human Services annual Inter-Professional Collaboration Award was initiated to celebrate faculty members whose collaborative teaching, practice or scholarship contributions have advanced the inter-professional collaborative process and enhanced the reputation of the college.


Who can submit a nomination?

  • Chairs and directors
  • College bargaining unit faculty members, including faculty specialists

Who is eligible for nomination?

The Inter-Professional Collaboration Award is a group award. Thus, an eligible application shall consist of members from at least three different disciplines.

  • At least two members of the collaboration team must be CHHS faculty members.
  • College bargaining unit faculty members

Who is not eligible for nomination?

  • Former recipients

Nomination process

To nominate a collaborative group for the IPC award please provide:

  • Project's title
  • A detailed description (around three pages) of the collaborative teaching, practice or scholarly activity and your justification for the nomination, specifically addressing the selection criteria for the award
  • A list of the group members, including their college, department and faculty rank

Selection Process

  • Individuals from the CHHS IPE-Steering Committee will consider each nomination and will select the recipients. This process may be modified as needed.

The CHHS Inter-Professional Collaboration Award


This award focuses specifically on collaborative efforts that require multi and/or inter-professional approaches to teaching, practice or scholarship activities, with emphasis on interprofessional education


  • Evidence of sustained collaborative teaching, practice or scholarly productivity, with emphasis on the last three years at WMU
  • Quality and impact of collaborative teaching, practice or scholarly activities
  • Impact of collaborative, teaching, practice or scholarly activities on the college, University and community


  • $2000 to be divided among the group of recipients
  • A certificate
  • Recognition on a plaque on display at CHHS
  • Recognition at an annual college meeting, in the college newsletter and other publications

Previous Recipients