CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: MOTHER’S MILK BANK OF MISSISSIPPI!
This week’s CHAMPion of the Week is Mother’s Milk Bank of Mississippi in Flowood, MS, the first and only human milk bank in the state! The milk bank announced it has passed formal inspection by the Human Milk Banking Association of North America, and began processing milk donated by MississippiRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: JOHN PURVIS!
John Purvis, MD, is an Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, a Pediatrician at Regional One Health in Memphis, Tennessee, and an American Academy of Pediatrics Fellow. He is also one of the CHAMPS Pediatrician Physician Leads at Regional One, where he has been prRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: APEXA PATEL!
Apexa Patel, BA, CHAMPS Project Coordinator, was nominated as CHAMPion of the Week for her exceptional work coordinating the two recent CHAMPS conferences! These two conferences were the CHAMPS New Orleans Learning Summit on 10/20-10/21 in New Orleans, LA and the CHAMPS Mississippi Learning Summit oRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: BLACKFEET COMMUNITY HOSPITAL!
Congratulations to the Obstetrics Department of Blackfeet Community Hospital (BCH), an Indian Health Service hospital in Browning, Montana, which recently won a 2015 Health Hero award from the Eat Right Montana Coalition and the Montana Action for Healthy Kids Team! This statewide award is given toRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: JOAN ROONEY!
Joan Rooney, RN, MSN, IBCLC, is Assistant Vice President of Women’s and Neonatal Service and CHAMPS Team Leader at Ochsner Medical Center-West Bank (OMCWB) in Gretna, Louisiana, where she has worked for 40 years. Joan is determined to help the hospital achieve Baby-Friendly designation before pRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: SARAH BROOM!
Sarah Broom, MD, is the Medical Director of Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi (BCBSMS), pioneers in their endorsement of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) across the state, their work with hospitals in Mississippi on Baby-Friendly practices, and their leadership. Sarah is leadinRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: BOLAJI FAMUYIDE!
Mobolaji (“Bolaji”) Famuyide, MD, MA, MPH, is the physician CHAMPion in Newborn Medicine/Pediatrics at the University of Mississippi Medical Center (UMMC) supporting their journey towards Baby-Friendly designation. She has worked at UMMC since 2008, where she is an Associate Professor and NeonatRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: NIKKI LEE!
Nikki Lee, RN, BSN, MS, IBCLC, CCE, CIMI, ANLC, CKC, is teaching 2 courses for CHAMPS this week—a “Clinical Skills Training” and a “CHAMPS Education Opportunity” covering 19 hours of training required by Baby-Friendly USA™. We are excited to offer these courses to participating CHAMPS hoRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: LORI TEACHWORTH!
Last week we featured West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero, Louisiana and their CHAMPS Team Leader, Leslie Lyons. This week’s CHAMPion of the Week is Lori Teachworth, a key player behind the incredible changes at West Jefferson regarding their electronic medical records! Lori has been a CerRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: LESLIE LYONS!
Leslie Lyons, MSN, RN is the CHAMPS Team Leader at West Jefferson Medical Center in Marrero, Louisiana. West Jefferson has done an amazing job integrating the guidance CHAMPS has provided regarding upgrading their electronic medical records to ensure comprehensive, accurate documentation and simpleRead More