Posts Tagged Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies

Special tribute for Rhea Chiles to be held Feb. 23

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The USF College of Public Health’s Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies will host a special tribute for Rhea Chiles on Tuesday, Feb. 23. The program includes a mini-symposium focusing on the current needs of maternal and child health, followed by a reception. Chiles, wife of the late Florida Gov. […]

Need health care coverage? Enrollment deadline for Jan. 1 coverage is Dec. 15

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#GETCOVERED! USF! Getting health care coverage is about taking personal responsibility for one’s health and financial well-being.  It’s about being an independent adult and protecting oneself. It is important to remember these critical dates: December 15: Last day to enroll in or change plans for new coverage to start January […]

Researchers focus on translating science into better health for mothers and babies [Multimedia]

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From molecular discoveries to health policy applications, Drs. Maureen Groer and William Sappenfield have built impressive careers working to improve perinatal care. Many parents may never understand how the health of their children begins long before birth, but USF Health’s Maureen Groer, PhD, and William Sappenfield, MD, MPH, are both […]

Spotlight on FPQC and Bill Sappenfield

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USF Health at the University of South Florida recently spotlighted the work of FPQC Co-Director Dr. Bill Sappenfield. Dr. Sappenfield, a pediatrician and epidemiologist, is professor and chair of Community and Family Health at the USF College of Public Health, director of the Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and […]

Community and Family Health secures COPH’s first PCORI grant

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Dr. Sheri Eisert, associate professor in the Department of Community and Family Health, is leading a research team that has secured the USF College of Public Health its first grant from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, or PCORI, an independent, non-profit organization authorized by Congress in 2010. PCORI says its […]

COPH helped drive state’s bicycle helmet law

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Dr. Karen Liller has been a child and adolescent injury prevention researcher for a quarter of a century.  A professor in the USF College of Public Health’s Department of Community and Family Health and a member of the Florida Injury Prevention Advisory Group, she worked with a Tampa General program […]