InterprofessionalResearch.Global (IPR.Global), The Global Network for Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice Research, (previously known as GRIN & In-2-Theory or GRIN2Theory) provides global leadership in  Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice (IPECP) Research. 

Our Mission: We provide global leadership in interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP) research. We engage world-renowned and emerging scholars, leaders, service providers, decision-makers, administrators, service-users, and students in research collaborations. We promote and advocate for evidence-informed policies and practices and we foster and facilitate theory-driven, methodologically rigorous IPECP research.
Our Vision: We strive to enhance evidence-informed interprofessional collaboration for global/population health; to improve care access and quality; achieve positive patient and community outcomes; enhance cost-effectiveness, ensuring the provision of high-value care; and improving the experience of service providers.


  • Foster and enhance global interprofessional collaborations in education and practice among and between graduate students, faculty/educators, practitioners, organizations, patients/ clients and other knowledge and service users
  • Integrate ‘person-centred and people-first’ practices into IPE and IPCP to advance health and health care
  • Build international capacity for and facilitate theory/value-informed research and evidence-informed policy and practice in IPE/IPCP
  • Advance global innovation in IPE/IPCP
  • Virtual platform for global integrated knowledge translation relevant to IPE/IPCP
  • Stimulate & cultivate graduate students’ theory/value-informed research interests in IPE/IPCP

Please visit the IPR.Global to learn more about our Strategic Plan at:

Contact Person

Working Groups                                    (Co)Chair/s                                                Email

Partnership Development

Jody Frost

Andrea L. Pfeifle

Research Awards & Fellowships

Hossein Khalili

Knowledge Exchange

Dean Lising

Kelly Lackie

IP Terminology (Joint with Interprofessional.Global)

Barbara Maxwell

Chris Green

Global Situational Analysis (Joint with nterprofessional.Global)

Hossein Khalili

Daniel Kambey 

InterprofessionalResearch.Global Representative

Dr Hossein Khalili (Director, University of Wisconsin Centre of Interprofessional Practice and Education (UW CIPE)
University of Wisconsin- Madison

Dr. Hossein Khalili, BScN, MScN, PhD is an internationally recognized scholar, expert, and leader in the field of interprofessional education and collaborative practice (IPECP), and serves as the Director of UW Centre for Interprofessional Practice and Education (UW CIPE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and as an Adjunct Research Professor at Western University. He is the Co-Founding Lead of the InterprofessionalResearch.Global, a Board Member of the CIHC, and a member of AIHC, NEXUS IPE, and the CASN Accreditation Bureau. 

Dr. Khalili’s primary research focuses are on interprofessional education and socialization, team-based care, patient engagement and partnership, and interprofessional simulation. He has developed and tested a new framework, called Interprofessional Socialization Framework (IPSF) to assist with the development of dual identity.  Dr. Khalili has (co)developed and standardized a number of IPECP assessment tools including Dual Identity Scale (DIS), Assessment of Interprofessional Team Collaboration Scale (AITCS), AITCS-II (Student), and the Interprofessional Socialization and Valuing Scales (ISVS, ISVS-A & ISVS-B). Dr. Khalili has demonstrated his excellence in integrating teaching, research, and leadership and has received numerous prestigious awards.

He has the following responsibilities in Interprofessional.Global:

  • Situational Analysis Working Group Co-Facilitator
  • Partnership Facilitation Working Group Member
  • Policy Development Working Group Member
  • Finance & Funding Working Group Member