Posts Tagged ‘child health’

FPQC conference expands perinatal care quality and knowledge

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative of the USF College of Public Health held its 2017 annual conference on April 27 and 28 in Tampa, Fla. The sixth annual conference attracted more than 220 obstetricians, neonatologists, nurses, midwives, and public health and quality improvement stakeholders from across the state. Perinatal health care professionals joined a statewide conversation on improving the […]

Nanah Fofanah: making life better for women and girls

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“My practice is sexual and reproductive health, and my passion is empowerment,” said USF College of Public Health graduate Nanah Fofanah. Born in Sierra Leone and growing up in Virginia, Fofanah’s views of the world have been shaped by her upbringing, faith and experiences. From her experience living in Sierra Leone, as well as Ghana, where she […]

Cauchavius Watts awarded Robert Wood Johnson internship

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“I’m really looking forward to learning as much as possible,” said Cauchavius Watts, an USF College of Public Health student pursuing a MHA in health administration and a MPH in health policy and programs. Watts was recently awarded an internship from Robert Wood Johnson University Health (RWJUH) in New Brunswick, New Jersey. This internship is […]

Dr. Sean Gregory evaluates appendicitis protocol

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“It’s been a classic medical school question, does this person have appendicitis or not?” said Dr. Sean Gregory, USF College of Public Health assistant professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management. Gregory recently had an article, “Cost-Effectiveness of Integrating a Clinical Decision Rule and Staged Imaging Protocol for Diagnosis of Appendicitis”, published in […]

FPQC wins state-wide Sapphire Award for Outstanding Organization

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative (FPQC), based in the Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies at the USF College of Public Health, received the Florida Blue Foundation’s 2016 Sapphire Award for Outstanding Organization. The FPQC was selected as winner of this prestigious award out of 112 nominations and 13 finalists from around the state. […]

Rhea Chiles tribute celebrates USF center’s legacy, looks to its future [VIDEO]

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Public health scholars and community leaders gather to highlight 20 years of the Chiles Center’s statewide contributions to the health of mothers, children and families As they celebrated the last 20 years of successes, staff and friends of the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies looked toward a future of building […]