Gaetano R. Lotrecchiano, EdD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership
George Washington University
Professor Lotrecchiano is an assistant professor of Clinical Research and Leadership and of Pediatrics at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Lotrecchiano has been faculty at George Washington University since 2005 and has spent some of that time as faculty at Children’s National Medical Center. Dr. Lotrecchiano is a Morton A. Bender awardee for teaching excellence and chair of the George Washington University Academy of Distinguished Teachers. Professor Lotrecchiano’s research interests include complexity leadership, transdisciplinary team science, motivations for collaboration and individual and organizational change in healthcare. He is the faculty convener of the Creating a Culture of Collaboration at the George Washington University (C3@GWU), A Senior Scholar within the Center for Health Innovation and Policy Research. His recent published material is in the Maternal and Child Health Journal, International Journal of Transdisciplinary Research, VINE: The Journal of Information and Knowledge Management Systems, Clinical Translational Research, Integral Leadership Review, Journal of Organizational Design and Engineering, Journal of Investigative Medicine, Annals of Emergency Medicine,Journal of Investigative Medicine and is the Associate Editor of the Journal of Collaborative Healthcare and Translational Medicine.
Paige McDonald, EdD
Assistant Professor Director of Curriculum
PhD in Translational Health Sciences
Department of Clinical Research and Leadership
George Washington University
Paige McDonald is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Research and Leadership at the George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Paige has been faculty at George Washington University since 2008, and has been teaching in higher education for over 19 years. Currently, she serves as the Director of Curriculum for a PhD in Translational Health Sciences, a program which integrates multiple cross-disciplinary bodies of knowledge and is delivered in a blended, low-residency format. Her research focuses on innovations in learning design and delivery which develop the higher order thinking skills today’s graduates require to adapt and thrive in increasingly complex work environments, particularly in healthcare professions. Prior research has focused on blended learning and higher order thinking, reflective practice, and integrating technology for active and collaborative learning. She is a Senior Scholar within the Center for Health Innovation and Policy Research and a Think Tank Lead for the Creating a Culture of Collaboration at the George Washington University (C3@GWU). Recent publications in Online Learning focus on technological innovations in Health Professions Education.