Carolyn Giordano, PhD, FASAHP

Carolyn Giordano

Current Position

Associate Provost, Institutional Effectiveness
Assistant Professor, Samson College of Health Sciences
University of the Sciences
600 S 43rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19104

Background and Aspirations

I have nearly 20 years of experience in Medical and Healthcare education and am currently an Associate Provost overseeing Institutional Effectiveness and an Assistant Professor, in the Samson College of Health Sciences for the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, PA. My academic background is in Experimental and Educational Psychology, with a dissertation in Interprofessional Education (IPE). I’ve published numerous articles and book chapters on IPE, assessment and evaluation of education in the Health Professions, with a latest chapter titled Using Data to Drive Decision Making, in the latest edition of the Occupational Therapy Manager.  I’ve participated in ASAHP over the last 10 years, being named Fellow in 2016, contributing to scholarship via numerous oral and poster presentations at the conference, participating in the Leadership program, serving on the ASAHP Nomination and Election committee, the IPE Subcommittee and the ASAHP IPE Award Committee. I look to move ASAHP forward by promoting a more collaborative and inclusive environment, as well as increase the use of data and technology to help its members.

ASAHP Activities:

Activity I: 2016, participated in the ASAHP Leadership Development Program

Activity II: 2016, inducted as fellow of the organization

Activity III: 2017 - present serve on the IPE subcommittee

Activity IV: 2018 evaluator for the Award for Institutional Excellence and Innovation in Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Health Care in addition to creating the scoring rubric and working on development of this award.

Activity V: 2017-2019 serve on the Nominations and Elections committee

Relevant Experience:

Experience I:  Published book chapters on data and assessment

Giordano, C. Using Data to Drive Decision Making. (In Press 2019). In the Occupational Therapy Manager.  AOTA Press.

Lyons, K.J., & Giordano, C. Evaluating and Disseminating Interprofessional Education. In Speakman, E. (Ed) (2015)  Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: Creating a Blueprint for Nurse Educators

Experience II: Accreditation experience with CAPTE, AOTA, ACPE, ARC-PA, LCME, MSCHE, NEASC (evaluation team member

Experience III: Created an co-chair University Institutional Analytics Group and head the SLO assessment collection and review
for the University

Experience IV: Serve as a member of the Provost’s Council, and as a non voting member of the Board of Trustees Academic
Affairs Committee

Experience V: Participated and facilitated a University Program Prioritization Review