Interprofessional Initiatives

Director: Jeffrey J. Borckardt, Ph.D.; Assistant Provost, Interprofessional Initiatives

The Office of Interprofessional Initiatives at MUSC is responsible for creating opportunities and implementing programs to

  • improve patient health and clinical outcomes,
  • reduce excess healthcare costs,
  • enrich educational experiences, and
  • enhance research collaboration

through the implementation of interprofessional, synergistic, team-based clinical, educational and research initiatives at MUSC.

The Office aims to integrate students and professionals across Colleges with the goal of improving satisfaction, efficiency, profitability, value, innovation, marketability and scientific rigor in all educational, clinical and research activities.

Our Team

Jeff Borckardt, PhD

Assistant Provost, Interprofessional Initiatives
Professor; Departments of Psychiatry, Anesthesia and Stomatology
Director, Division of BioBehavioral Medicine


Dusti Annan-Coultas, EdD

Associate Professor and Director of Operations
Office of Interprofessional Initiatives


Kimberly Kascak, MS

Assistant Professor
Office of Interprofessional Initiatives


Lisa M. Langdale, EdD

Assistant Professor

Sarah Velasco

Administrative Support
Office of Interprofessional Initiatives