Perspectives on Interprofessional Education and Practice
Carmen Morano, PhD, is a professor at the Silberman School of Social Work and director of Silberman Aging: A Hartford Center of Excellence in Diverse Aging. Morano is a John A. Hartford Faculty Scholar and the former codirector of the Geriatric Social Work Pre-Dissertation Initiative. He is cochair of the Aging Field of Practice and past chair and member of the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Advisory Committee on Interdisciplinary Community-Based Linkages. Morano has done extensive lecturing and training in interprofessional practice and was lead social work faculty on the Interdisciplinary Training and Education course at Cornell–Hunter. His research includes developing competency-based curriculum for gerontological social work and in the area of person-centered, participant-directed services. His most recent research has focused on establishing enduring linkages between medical and social systems of care.