John Owen, EdD, MSc

Clinical Assistant Professor of Nursing
Associate Director, Center for Academic Strategic Partnerships for Interprofessional Research and Education (ASPIRE)

Department: Center for ASPIRE
Department: Acute & Specialty Care

Office:   McLeod 4026
Phone:   (434) 924-0093
Email:   jao2b@virginia.edu

John A. Owen, EdD, MSc, is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the School of Nursing.  He is the Associate Director, UVA Center for Academic Strategic Partnerships for Interprofessional Research and Education (ASPIRE).  In this role, he provides oversight of educational and research IPE projects and provides consultation to potential and existing IPE project teams in the development and implementation of IPE research and grants.  Dr. Owen has been published and has presented on a wide range of medical education subjects with an emphasis in Interprofessional Education and Interprofessional Practice. He earned his Doctorate Degree in Education, and Masters Degrees in Epidemiology, Educational Administration, and English Education, all from the University of Virginia.

Research Focus

Design and evaluation of Interprofessional Education projects with measurable outcomes associated with students, faculty, clinicians, and patients.

Publications

Journal Articles

Brashers, V., Erickson, J.M., Blackhall, L., Owen, J.A., Thomas, S.M., & Conaway, M.R. (2016). Measuring the impact of clinically relevant interprofessional education on undergraduate medical and nursing student competencies: A longitudinal mixed methods approach. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30(4), 448-57. doi:10.3109/13561820.2016.1162139

Turrentine, F.E., Rose, K.M., Hanks, J.B., Lorntz, B., Owen, J.A., Brashers, V.L., & Ramsdale, E.E. (2016). Interprofessional training enhances collaboration between nursing and medical students: A pilot study. Nurse Education Today, 40, 33-38. doi:10.1016/j.nedt.2016.01.024

Erickson, J., Brashers, V., Owen, J., Marks, J., & Thomas, S. (2016). Effectiveness of an interprofessional workshop on pain management for medical and nursing students. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 30, 466-474. doi:10.3109/13561820.2016.1159185

Sinha, P., Murphy, S. P., Becker, C. M., Poarch, H. J., Gade, K. E., Wolf, A. T., Martindale, J. R., Owen, J. A., & Brashers, V. (2015). A novel interprofessional approach to end-of-life care education: A pilot study. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(6), 643-645. doi:10.3109/13561820.2015.1041585

Balogun, S.A., Rose, K., Thomas, S., Owen, J., & Brashers, V. (2015). Innovative interprofessional geriatric education for medical and nursing students: Focus on transitions in care. QJM, 108(6), 465-471. doi:10.1093/qjmed/hcu226

Brashers, V., Owen, J., & Haizlip, J. (2015). Interprofessional education and practice guide no 2: Developing and implementing a center for interprofessional education. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 29(2), 95-99. doi:10.3109/13561820.2014.962130

Balogun, S.A., Rose, K., Thomas, S., Owen, J., Brashers, V. (2014). Innovative interprofessional geriatric education for medical and nursing students: Focus on transitions in care. QJM, 108(6), 465-471. doi:10.1093/qjmed/hcu226

Owen, J. A. (2014). Interprofessional curriculum renewal consortium, Australia. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 28(4), 385. doi:10.3109/13561820.2014.907701

Owen, J., Brashers, V., Littlewood, K., Wright, E., Childress, R., & Thomas, S. (2014). Designing and evaluating an effective theory-based continuing interprofessional education program (CIPE) program to improve sepsis care by enhancing healthcare team collaboration. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 28(3), 212-217. doi:10.3109/13561820.2014.890581

Blackhall, L., Erickson, J., Brashers, V., Owen, J., & Thomas, S. (2014). Development and validation of a collaborative behaviors objective assessment tool for end-of-life communication. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 17(1), 68-74. doi:10.1089/jpm.2013.0262

Owen, J.A. & Schmitt, M.H. (2013). Integrating interprofessional education into continuing education: A planning process for implementing continuing interprofessional education programs. Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 33(2), 109-117.

Owen, J., Brashers, V., Peterson, C., Blackhall, L., & Erickson, J. (2012). Collaborative care best practice models: A new educational paradigm for developing IPE experiences. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 26(2), 153-155.

Brashers, V., Owen, J., Blackhall, L., Erickson, J., & Peterson, C. (2012). A program design for full integration and assessment of clinically-relevant interprofessional education into the clinical/clerkship year. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 26(3), 242-244.

Owen, J.A. (2008). Evaluating your evaluations: A practical guide. CE Measures, 2(4), 74-80.

Owen, J.A., Conaway, M.R., Bailey, B.A., & Hayden, G.F. (2007). Predicting rural practice using different definitions to classify medical school applicants as having a rural upbringing. Journal of Rural Health, 23(2), 133-40.

Owen, J.A., Hayden, G.F., & Bowman, R.C. (2005). Influence of places of birth, medical education, and residency training on the eventual practice locations of family physicians: recent experience in Virginia. [Letter] Southern Medical Journal, 98(6), 674-675.

Dagli, A., Morse, R.M., Dalton, C., Owen, J.A., & Hayden, G.F. (2003). Formulating clinical questions during community preceptorships: A first step in utilizing evidence-based medicine. Family Medicine, 35(9), 619-621.

Corbett, E.C., Owen, J.A., & Hayden, G.F. (2002). Effect of a second-year primary care preceptorship on medical students’ career plans. Southern Medical Journal, 95, 691-694.

Gazewood, J., Owen, J.A., & Rollins, L.K. (2002). Effect of generalist preceptor specialty in a third-year clerkship on career choice. Family Medicine, 34(9), 673-677.

Owen, J.A., Hayden, G.F., & Connors, A.F. (2002). Can medical school admissions committee members predict which applicants will choose primary care careers? Academic Medicine, 77, 344-349.

Rollins, L.K., Lynch, D.C., Owen, J.A., Shipengrover, J.A., Peel, M.E., & Chakravarthi, S. (1999). Moving from policy to practice in curriculum change at the University of Virginia School of Medicine, East Carolina University School of Medicine, and SUNY-Buffalo School of Medicine. Academic Medicine, 74, S104-111.

Corbett, E.C. & Owen, J.A. (1998). Tracking students’ career interests following a generalist preceptorship. Letter to the Editor, Academic Medicine, 73, 355.

Book Sections

Brashers, V., Phillips, E., Malpass, J., & Owen, J. (2015). Appendix A: Review: Measuring the impact of interprofessional education on collaborative practice and patient outcomes. In IOM (Institute of Medicine) (Eds.), Report: Measuring the impact of interprofessional education on collaborative practice and patient outcomes (pp. 57-92). Washington, DC: The National Academies Press.

Presentations

  • Owen, (1994). “Physician and student perceptions of a community-based preceptorship program.”
    Presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
  • Owen, (1997). “An evaluation of a new admission policy intended to increase the number of primary care physicians.”
    Presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
  • Owen, (2000). “Admissions interviewers’ prediction of career choice at graduation from medical school.”
    Presented at the Robert Wood Johnson Generalist Physician Initiative annual program meeting.
  • Owen, (2000). “The multivariable relationship between student characteristics at medical school interview, prediction of career choice, and actual career choice at graduation.”
    Presented at the American Educational Research Association annual meeting.
  • Owen, Brashers, Oandasan, Lowe, & Vihena, (2011). “Collaborating across borders to create an IPE simulation faculty development program for health professionals, educators, and leaders.”
    Presented at the annual Collaborating Across Borders conference.
  • Owen, Brashers, Oandasan, Lowe, & Vihena, (2011). “Collaborating across borders to create an IPE simulation faculty development program for health professionals, educators, and leaders.”
    Presented at the European Interprofessional Practice and Education Network (EIPEN) annual meeting.
  • Owen & Schmitt, (2012). “Strategies for implementation of CIPE in practice.”
    Presented as a Webinar hosted by the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions.
  • Brashers & Owen, (2013). “Educating for interprofessional practice.”
    Presented at the First Annual Emswiller IPE Symposium.
  • Owen, Brashers, Littlewood, Wright, & Childress, (2013). “A Continuing Interprofessional Education (CIPE) Program to Improve Sepsis Care by Enhancing Healthcare Team Collaboration.”
    Presented at the annual Collaborating Across Borders conference.
  • Owen, (2013). “Perspectives on Reframing the JCPP Vision 2015: The Interprofessional Education Perspective.”
    Panel presentation at the Joint Commission of Practicing Pharmacists meeting.
  • Owen & Brashers, (2013). “A theory-based approach to designing, delivering, and evaluating continuing interprofessional education (CIPE) activities.”
    Presented at the European Interprofessional Practice and Education Network (EIPEN) annual meeting.