Nassrine Noureddine, EdD, MSN, RN serves as an associate professor at California State University Sacramento (CSUS). She has over 25 years of teaching experience in the US and overseas. She earned her BSN from the American University of Beirut, Lebanon and her MSN and Ed.D. from CSUS. Dr. Noureddine co-founded the California Interprofessional Education Research Academy (CA-IPERA). In addition, she co-founded the CSUS Interprofessional Education Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning. The IPE Center represents the first in the CSU system of 23 campuses. She is the founder/director of SAHA Health Center, a free community clinic serving the uninsured and providing IPE community experiences for students. Her area of scholarship includes curriculum development, simulation, IPE, cultural competence, educational equity, health equity and refugees’ health.