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Dr. William Sappenfield named a 2013 Health Care Hero finalist

William M. Sappenfield, MD, MPH, professor in the USF College of Public Health and director of the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies, was a finalist for the 2013 Health Care Heroes Award.  Sponsored by the Tampa Bay Business Journal, Sappenfield was honored at an awards dinner on October 17 at the Renaissance Vinoy Resort and Golf Club in St. Petersburg.

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As a finalist in the physician category, the Business Journal noted Dr. Sappenfield for his work championing maternal and infant health issues with the March of Dimes, the Chiles Center, and the USF College of Public Health.

Dr. Bill Sappenfield is chair of the Department of Community and Family Health, home to more than 10 concentrations that lead to MPH, MSPH, DrPH, and PhD degrees.  Additionally, the department offers several dual degrees, graduate certificates, and special programs.

Excerpt from USF Health News

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