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General Contact Information

Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative


The Florida Perinatal Quality Collaborative is located at The Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies within the University of South Florida's College of Public Health.


3111 East Fletcher Avenue
Tampa, FL 33613-4660

Phone: 813-974-8888
Fax: 813-974-8889
Email: fpqc@health.usf.edu

Staff

William M. Sappenfield, MD, MPH, CPH

FPQC Director
Chairman, Department of Community and Family Health
Director, Chiles Center 
USF College of Public Health

John S. Curran, MD

FPQC Founding Director
Associate Vice President, USF Health
Senior Executive Associate Dean, Faculty and Academic Affairs
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine

Linda A. Detman, PhD

FPQC Program Manager
Research Associate
Chiles Center 
USF College of Public Health
ldetman@health.usf.edu

FPQC Quality Improvement Analyst
Chiles Center 
USF College of Public Health
ebronso1@health.usf.edu

FPQC Data Analyst 
Chiles Center  
USF College of Public Health
alitzp@health.usf.edu

Conference Coordinator
Chiles Center
USF College of Public Health
brose@health.usf.edu

FPQC Doctoral Student Research Assistant
Chiles Center
USF College of Public Health
cnreid@health.usf.edu

FPQC Data Staff

Clinical Consultants

FPQC Perinatal Nursing Consultant
annettephelps.ap@gmail.com

Ivonne Hernandez, PhD, RN, IBCLC

FPQC Nursing Consultant
Assistant Professor
USF College of Nursing
ihernand@health.usf.edu

FPQC Nursing Consulant
betsywood100@gmail.com

Maya Balakrishnan, MD

FPQC Director of Quality 
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics/Division of Neonatology
Tampa, FL
mbalakri@health.usf.edu

FPQC Clinical Lead
Clinical Director, NICU
Winnie Palmer Hospital
Orlando, FL
dehardy57@icloud.com

FPQC Clinical Lead  
Associate Professor
University of Florida College of Medicine
Pensacola, FL

Karen Bruder, MD, FACOG

FPQC Clinical Lead 
Associate Professor
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Tampa, FL

Judette M. Louis, MD, MPH 

FPQC Clinical Lead 
Assistant Professor
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
USF College of Public Health
Department of Community and Family Health
Tampa, FL

Chairman
District XII American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Gainesville, FL
Quality Specialist
Tampa General Hospital
Tampa, FL

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