Located at:

Chiles Center

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

FPQC Director
Chairman, Department of Community and Family Health
Director, Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
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
Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
USF College of Public Health
ldetman@health.usf.edu

FPQC Quality Improvement Analyst
Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
USF College of Public Health
ebronso1@health.usf.edu

Data Analyst
Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
USF College of Public Health
alitzp@health.usf.edu

Conference Coordinator
Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
USF College of Public Health
brose@health.usf.edu

FPQC Doctoral Student Research Assistant
Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
USF College of Public Health
lwomack1@health.usf.edu

FPQC Doctoral Student Research Assistant
Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
USF College of Public Health
cnreid@health.usf.edu

Clinical Consultants

FPQC Perinatal Nursing Consultant
Lawton and Rhea Chiles Center for Healthy Mothers and Babies
annettephelps.ap@gmail.com

Ivonne Hernandez, PhD, RN, IBCLC

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

Maya Balakrishnan, MD

FPQC Lead Investigator: The Golden Hour
Assistant Professor
USF Health Morsani College of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics/Division of Neonatology
Tampa, FL
mbalakri@health.usf.edu

FPQC Infant Health Subcommittee Chair
Clinical Director, NICU
Winnie Palmer Hospital
Orlando, FL
dehardy57@icloud.com

Judette M. Louis, MD, MPH 

FPQC Lead Investigator: Hypertension in Pregnancy
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
FPQC Maternal Health Subcommittee Chair
Director of Patient Care Services
St. Joseph's Hospital
Tampa, FL
FPQC Nursing Consulant

Other Consultants

Executive Director
Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition
Jacksonville, FL
Director of Quality and Patient Safety
Florida Hospital Association
Orlando, FL
Regional Director of Maternal and Child Health
March of Dimes
Maitland, FL
VP/Healthcare Research and Information
Florida Hospital Association
Orlando, FL