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Join the Movement, it’s National Public Health Week

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The College of Public Health is part of a national effort to create the healthiest nation in one generation. USF Bulls and members of the local community are invited to join the movement and get involved today! In 1995, the American Public Health Association declared the first week of April as National Public Health Week. […]

Golden Hour Part I: Delivery Room Management to Launch


The FPQC is about to launch a new neonatal quality improvement initiative – Golden Hour Part I: Delivery Room Management – to address interventions during the fragile transition time period from fetal to neonatal life. These time-sensitive interventions have been shown to impact newborns’ health outcomes positively with a lower occurrence of preventable illnesses. Our […]

The OHI Hospital Recruitment Deadline is Aug. 31, 2013.


    Calling all maternal health practitioners who care for pregnant women – including obstetricians, nurses, midwives and more! You are invited to participate in a Quality Improvement Obstetric Hemorrhage Initiative (OHI) developed by the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative, in partnership with the District XII American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), Association of Women’s […]

Walkin’ Lawton Returned to The Chiles Center


The Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies was pleased to host the Tampa leg of the Florida Historical Society’s book tour for Walkin’ Lawton – the first authorized biography on former U.S. Representative, Senator and Governor Lawton Chiles. Author, John Dos Passos Coggin, conducted over one hundred interviews with Lawton Chiles’ […]

FPQC Demonstrates Success in New Study Announced by the March of Dimes on “A Multistate Quality Improvement Program to Decrease Elective Deliveries Before 39 Weeks”


  Last night, the March of Dimes sent out a press release regarding the new study – “A Multistate Quality Improvement Program to Decrease Elective Deliveries Before 39 Weeks” – published in the latest online edition of Obstetrics and Gynecology. The study looked at non-medically indicated scheduled births at 370/7 to 386/7 gestational ages, either […]