Posts Tagged maternal health

Hypertension in Pregnancy Initiative in Cali, Colombia

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The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative’s Hypertension in Pregnancy (HIP) Initiative has 33 hospitals involved working to treat all women who present with a blood pressure of 160/110 (either reading) within one hour of two elevated measurements. Because Florida’s ACOG District XII, a main supporter of FPQC quality improvement (QI) projects, also […]

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 […]

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 […]

Obstetric Hemorrhage Management Online Course Available

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An online course  “Quality Improvement in Obstetric Hemorrhage Management” is now available. The course is taught by taught by Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative Clinical Adviser Judette Louis, MD, MPH. It features a recording created at a live event in 2014 hosted by Baptist Health South Florida and the FPQC. The course […]

Public Health investigators awarded more than $26k in women’s health seed grants

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Four USF College of Public Health researchers are recipients of seed grants from the USF Health Office of Women’s Health. They include Ellen M. Daley, PhD, Linda A. Detman, PhD, Russell Kirby, PhD, MS, and Cheryl A. Vamos, PhD, MPH. “The intent of the grant offering is to develop faculty research collaboration across USF Health and other USF colleges on a subject related to women’s health,” said Catherine M. Lynch, MD, associate vice president for Women’s Health and Faculty Development. The six awards funded for May 1-April 30 total $50,000. […]