Posts Tagged ‘William Sappenfield’

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 […]

COPH leads the nation with CPH faculty and staff

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“The USF College of Public Health (COPH) has always considered our top priority to be the development of our students for careers in the public health profession. The Certified in Public Health (CPH) exam was designed as a way to help professionalize the field of public health so it is no surprise that we were one […]

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 mission is “to fund research […]

MCHSO spring symposium highlighted family planning, preconception health

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The Maternal and Child Health Student Organization at the USF College of Public Health presented its sixth annual spring symposium in the Sam Bell III Auditorium on March 20.  The topic was family planning.  A two-hour meet-and-greet with the speakers at the WELL set the stage the previous evening. Seven speakers were featured at this […]

FPQC conference brings state’s stakeholders together for perinatal quality

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There will be plenty to talk about when the Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative convenes its fourth annual conference at the Holiday Inn West Shore Hotel in Tampa on April 23-24.  Three national speakers will address this year’s conference, and the focus, as in previous editions, will be quality.  After all, that’s what the FPQC is […]

Dr. Russell Kirby receives McQueen Award, delivers keynote speech at AMCHP Conference

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Dr. Russell Kirby, USF Distinguished Professor and Marrell Endowed Chair in the Department of Community and Family Health, received the John McQueen Award for outstanding contributions to the maternal and child health profession at the Association of Maternal and Child Health Programs annual conference Jan. 24-27 in Washington, D.C.  The award was presented Jan. 25. […]