Allied Health Professionals is comprised of various members of the transplant multidisciplinary team including nurses, dietitians, psychologists, administrators, social workers, physical therapists, pharmacists, and many others, who have a specific interest in intestinal failure and transplantation. They contribute to the advancement of knowledge in these areas through clinical practice, educational endeavors and research.
The AHP membership was defined and added to the IRTA membership categories in 2013. Allied Health members of IRTA have representation on the IRTA Board of Directors through one standing representative on the Ad Hoc Committee. AHP members have nomination and voting privileges and can participate on committees within the organization.