Posts Tagged ‘William Sappenfield’

Dr. William Sappenfield contributes to award winning research on 39-weeks initiative

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The 2014 Roy M. Pitkin Award is presented to a team of maternal and child health researchers committed to decreasing elective deliveries. The USF College of Public Health’s William M. Sappenfield, MD, MPH, is a contributing author to their award winning research, “A multistate quality improvement program to decrease elective deliveries before 39 weeks of […]

Mardi Gras + doctoral students = fun times in CFH

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They may have been miles away from Bourbon Street, but that didn’t stop a group of USF College of Public Health doctoral students from celebrating like New Orleanians. The annual Community and Family Health doctoral student party featured a Mardi Gras theme in a Temple Terrace setting.   Hosted by Selma and William M. Sappenfield, MD, […]

Fewer unnecessary early deliveries seen in multistate, hospital-based study

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USF Health faculty among authors of national study published in Obstetrics and Gynecology Multistate, hospital-based quality improvement programs can be remarkably effective at reducing early elective deliveries of babies, a study published April 8 in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology reports. The March of Dimes, which partly funded the study, calls the findings good news, because […]