UW–Madison’s Corissa Lotta is the first recipient of the Distinguished Fellowship from UW–Madison’s Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education (UW CIPE) and the UW–Madison Teaching Academy.
Lotta has taught both graduate and undergraduate courses in the School of Education’s Department of Counseling Psychology since 2000. She also teaches students majoring in health promotion and health equity within the School of Education’s Department of Kinesiology, and is an instructor in the School of Veterinary Medicine where she designed, developed, and teaches a course on clinical communication skills.
In addition to her work as an instructor, Lotta has worked with the UW CIPE on the Interprofessional Communication Competency Module and is a member of the UW CIPE Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion DEI Taskforce.
The UW CIPE and Teaching Academy Joint Dual Distinguished Fellowship is awarded to faculty members, academic staff, and professional students in recognition of their excellence in Interprofessional Practice and Education (IPE) teaching, practice, research, and/or leadership at UW–Madison and beyond. The award is for five years with a possibility for renewal as a lifelong UW IPE Distinguished Fellow.