CAIPER reimagines teamwork and collaboration to transform healthcare.

We provide evidence-based strategies, training, and education to increase understanding of team collaboration and its impact on healthcare.



Engage diverse groups to advance interprofessional practice, education, and research


Pioneer novel and forward-thinking research, programming, and interventions


Identify and disseminate key scholarship and advancements in the field of interprofessionalism

From the Desk of CAIPER

December 1, 2014

Studio class explores the intersection of culture, restorative design and health

ASU health care and design students spent seven days in Australia this fall expanding their perspectives of culture and health by exploring the intersection of restorative environments and health care for indigenous populations.

October 31, 2014

Interprofessional Q&A Series -- November

Welcome to the first Q&A feature in an ongoing series with ASU’s IPE champions.  Today we’re talking about implementing IPE in clinical practice from three different practitioner vantage points.

October 30, 2014

Fellows aim to inspire change in health care

Shirley Johnson’s focus on innovation as a nurse leader has been strengthened through her participation in the first cohort of ASU's Interprofessional Fellowship in Innovative Health Leadership program.

October 27, 2014

ASU and partner universities awarded $31 million to enhance diversity in the biomedical research workforce

ASU is part of a multi-university team awarded funding devoted to encouraging students from diverse backgrounds to pursue careers in bioscience research.

October 10, 2014

Interprofessional Collaboration in Practice

Students from ASU's School of Community Resources and Development and the College of Nursing & Health Innovation have teamed up to develop  strategies to improve the quality of life for local elderly and disabled community members.

September 30, 2014

Arizona university students collaborate to open health clinic for homeless

Students from Arizona’s public universities have teamed up to open the state’s first student-run, multi-university health care clinic for the homeless:  the Student Health Outreach for Wellness (S.H.O.W.) community initiative.

May 28, 2014

ASU Students Win Signal Processing Application Contest

Three ASU students from different disciplines worked together to develop Speaklear, a telemedicine device designed to allow speech-language pathologists to treat patients with communication disorders remotely.


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CAIPER News & Events

March 1, 2021
On February 9, 2021, CAIPER'S Director, Dr. Barret Michalec, joined Edson College's Center for Mindfulness, Compassion and Resilience for their Midday Mindfulness series hosted by Dr. Teri Pipe, ASU Chief Well-being Officer, and Dr. Nika Gueci, Executive Director for University Engagement.