David Web

David Farmer PhD, LPC, LMFT, FNAP

Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice


David Farmer is the inaugural Director of Interprofessional Education and Practice and an Assistant Professor of Medical Education at the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth, Texas. Dr. Farmer began his service at UNTHSC in 2009 as the Director of the UNTHSC Reynolds Geriatrics Education and Training in Texas Program working to integrate geriatrics training into the medical school curriculum, residency training programs, and in continuing medical education for practicing physicians. Dr. Farmer has twenty-three years’ experience in the clinical practice of counseling psychology.

Cynthia Web

Cynthia Carroll MA, LPC, CPPS

Assistant Director


Cynthia Carroll earned a Master’s degree in clinical/counseling psychology and a Bachelor’s degree in psychology. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor with the state of Texas, a certified Master Trainer in TeamSTEPPS® (Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety), a Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma, and a Certified Professional in Patient Safety. Cynthia’s professional experience includes in-patient substance abuse rehabilitation, personal counseling, emergency department behavioral health, and clinical communications education. Cynthia’s role in the Department of IPEP is to support the department director in overseeing the curriculum design and outcomes of interprofessional student education and interprofessional faculty and preceptor development. Cynthia coordinates the university’s inter-institutional collaborations with Texas Christian University, Texas Wesleyan University, Texas Woman’s University, and the University of Texas at Arlington. Additionally, Cynthia is an adjunct instructor in Medical Education, teaching Clinical Communication.

Cailyn Web

Cailyn Alexander

Executive Assistant


Cailyn Alexander has a Bachelor’s degree in criminal justice, with a minor in psychology. She comes to the university with years of retail and bank management experience. Cailyn’s role with the Department of IPEP is to coordinate and manage department administrative tasks. Cailyn is responsible for department records, contracts, budget preparation and tracking, and equipment and resources inventory. Additionally, Cailyn supports interprofessional education by coordinating with university services (IT, police, room scheduling, and facilities) to manage logistics for all interprofessional education programs.


IPE Curriculum Committee

IPEP Curriculum Committee: A committee made up of dean appointed faculty from each college and school participating in interprofessional practice and education.

wdt_ID Faculty College/School Appointments
1 Gina Alexander, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN TCU Harris College Nursing & Health Sciences - Nursing Associate Professor
2 Kayla Fair, PhD, MPH School of Public Health Assistant Professor
3 Kelly Fisher, DCN, RD, CSP, LD TCU College of Science & Engineering – Nutritional Sciences Assistant Professor - Professional Practice
4 Valentina Gokenbach, DM, RN, MBA, BSN, NEA-BC, RWJF TCU & UNTHSC - School of Medicine Professor
5 Diane Hawley, PhD, MS, BSN TCU Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences – Nursing Associate Professor – Professional Practice
6 D. Lynn Jackson, PhD, LCSW, ACSW TCU Harris College Nursing & Health Sciences – Social Work Associate Professor of Professional Practice, Director of Field Education, Dept. of Social Work; Assistant Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Harris College
7 Stephanie Jevas, PhD, ATC, LAT TCU Harris College Nursing & Health Sciences – Kinesiology Director – Athletic Training Program, Professor – Professional Practice
8 Monica Jenschke, PhD, CRNA TCU Harris College of Nursing & Health Sciences – Nurse Anesthesia Associate Professor – Professional Practice Nurse Anesthesia
9 Laura Kunkel, EdD, LAT, ATC, PES University of Texas at Arlington - Athletic Training Clinical Associate Professor, Director, Master of Science in Athletic Training
10 Janet Lieto, DO, FACOFP, CMD, CPPS UNTHSC Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine Associate Professor of Medical
Faculty College/School Appointments

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