Biography

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.

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.