Sandra Petronio is a professor in the department of communication studies at IUPUI and in the IU School of Medicine. She also is a senior affiliate faculty member in the Charles Warren Fairbanks Center for Medical Ethics with IU Health, and an adjunct faculty member in the IU Schools of Nursing and Informatics and Computing.
Dr. Sandra Petronio
She and Chancellor Bantz have been guiding forces behind IUPUI’s commitment to turning discoveries into practical applications. Professor Petronio is the founding director and has managed the Center for Translating Research Into Practice (TRIP) at IUPUI, an initiative started in 2007. TRIP supports interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary faculty research toward the betterment of people’s lives across communities, the state, and beyond.