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Meghan Garland, Pam Malone-Quarles, and Jean Miles led a blood pressure clinic.

Florida’s Hypertension in Pregnancy (HIP) Initiative Launched


The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative’s latest project aimed at reducing maternal morbidity and mortality has begun.  The focus of the Hypertension in Pregnancy (HIP) Initiative is to improve proper screening, diagnosis, and management of hypertensive disorders related to pregnancy. The project will emphasize timely recognition, a quick and organized response to severe hypertension cases, and proper patient […]

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Brand New Quality Improvement Training for Perinatal Care Providers


On October 27 and 28, 2015, the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative piloted a brand new training in quality improvement for maternal and neonatal health care providers. Developed by FPQC quality improvement leads Dr. Maya Balakrishnan and Dr. Karen Bruder, the curriculum incorporates Institute for Healthcare Improvement philosophy and TeamSTEPPS methodology to train care providers on […]

Delta Omega 2015 Student Presenters

COPH students are two of 19 students chosen to share posters at APHA

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College of Public Health doctoral students Rema Ramakrishnan and Dr. Amruta Mhashilkar were chosen to share their posters during the Delta Omega Student Poster Session at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association Oct. 31 – Nov. 4 in Chicago, Ill. Only 19 students from schools and programs of public health across the […]

USFH students, faculty and administrators were invited to experience the judicial process first hand.

USF Health faculty spend a day in court to see inside the legal system

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After spending a morning in courtrooms at the George Edgecomb Courthouse in downtown Tampa, USF Health faculty, administrators and students saw firsthand the similarities of the medical and legal professions. About two dozen people from USF Health who attended this year’s Black Robe Day, a morning-long event that partners lawyers and judges with faculty and […]