Closing Talk: Emeritus Professor Hugh Barr


Hugh Barr seeks to open channels for exchange and mutual support between interprofessional activists nationally and internationally as President of the Centre for the Advancement of Interprofessional Education (CAIPE), Emeritus Editor of the Journal of Interprofessional Care, Co-Convener of the World Coordinating Committee Interprofessional Education and Practice, and longstanding friendship with Nipnet.
Recent publications ( include a review of prequalifying interprofessional education (IPE) in the United Kingdom (UK) with Marion Helme and Lynda D’Avray and guides to help promote IPE in the UK and worldwide with Helena Low.
Hugh is Emeritus Professor of Interprofessional Education and Honorary Fellow at the University of Westminster holding visiting chairs in the UK and Australia and honorary doctorates from Southampton and East Anglia.
A qualified social worker, he worked previously in probation, prison after care, criminology and social work education as an Assistant Director of the then (UK) Central Council for Education and Training in Social Work.