Brenda Zierler, PhD, RN, FAAN

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    Brenda Zierler


University of Washington

Seattle, WA

Professor in Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems in the School of Nursing and Associate Director of the Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies in the School of Medicine, University of Washington.  In collaboration with the Schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Pharmacy, she created an interdisciplinary team that developed specific health outcome measures to evaluate the effectiveness of a coordinated approach in care delivery for the diagnosis and treatment of venous thromboembolism. Her latest research supported by the Macy Foundation focuses on interprofessional communication as a tool to improve patient safety.