Posts Tagged ‘nursing’

“Always PROVIDE”: 76 Florida hospitals commit to Promote Primary Vaginal Deliveries


Florida has the highest cesarean rate in the nation, and seventy-six Florida hospitals have responded by signing up to work to improve quality of care, create a culture that supports vaginal birth, and reduce their cesarean rate in low-risk, first time mothers. The quality improvement project is called PROVIDE, or Promoting Primary Vaginal Deliveries Initiative, […]

Sunshine Education and Research Center links multiple disciplines to improve the wellbeing of workers

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Founded in 1997 by a training grant supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, the Sunshine Education and Research Center at the USF College of Public Health stemmed from an industrial hygiene training program grant in the late 1980s. “NIOSH has several charters,” explained Dr. Thomas Bernard, chair and professor in Environmental […]

Graduate student Montray Smith presents posters at pair of international conferences

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“Being a student never stops,” said USF College of Public Health graduate student Montray Smith.  “I was still doing homework in one of my classes while I was in the Netherlands.  I was on vacation, and I had the class PowerPoints and the textbook spread all over the hotel room, and I had to use […]

Nancy L. Tipps named 2015 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health

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Nancy L. Tipps, BSN, joined a select group of professionals as 2015 Florida Outstanding Woman in Public Health.  She was presented the award April 8 in the Sam Bell III Auditorium. Tipps’ numerous letters of endorsement herald the rare combination of responsibility, innovation and determination she has brought to her past and present public health […]

Dr. Patricia Quigley earns CON Distinguished Alumni Award

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Patricia Quigley, PhD, MPH, ARNP, CRRN, FAAN, FAANP, received the 2013 USF College of Nursing Distinguished Alumni Award during the college’s Coming Home: 40thAnniversary celebrations on February 16. The Distinguished Alumni Award, created by USF College of Nursing Alumni & Friends Society to acknowledge the personal, professional and community contributions of its alumni, is given to […]