Dr. David Farmer is the Founding Director of the University of North Texas Health Science Center’s Institutional Department of Interprofessional Education and Practice (IPEP). He has helped develop a culture of interprofessional collaboration across UNTHSC’s programs in medicine, pharmacy, health professions, public health, and biomedical sciences.
An Assistant Professor of Medical Education, Dr. Farmer works with medical students in clinical interviewing skills development and in identification of psychosocial factors impacting patient wellness and care.
A Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, Dr. Farmer came to UNTHSC with twenty-three years’ experience in the clinical practice of counseling psychology with adolescents and adults. Dr. Farmer is a Distinguished Scholar and Fellow in the National Academies of Practice, Psychology Academy.