CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: ELSIE J. JOE!
Elsie J. Joe, MPA is a Health System Specialist and Area Project Officer for the Methamphetamine/Suicide Prevention Initiative (MSPI) and the Domestic Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) through the Indian Health Service (IHS) Department of Behavioral Health for the Navajo Area. She recently movedRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: OCHSNER BAPTIST!
Congratulations to Ochsner Baptist in New Orleans, Louisiana for achieving Baby-Friendly designation on October 31, 2017! Ochsner Baptist was part of the first wave of the CHAMPS South program during 2014-2017, along with several other Ochsner Health System hospitals in Louisiana. There are now 3 BaRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: FORREST GENERAL HOSPITAL AND UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI!
This week’s CHEER Champions of the Week are Forrest General Hospital & University of Southern Mississippi (USM) in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. The 2 institutions, located across the street from one another, have formed a great partnership and kicked off this year’s USM football season with a MRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: LYDIA WEST!
Lydia West, MPH, RD, LD is a consultant with the Mississippi Public Health Institute (MSPHI). She has been a staunch supporter of breastfeeding work, and has worked tirelessly behind the scenes to move breastfeeding initiatives in Mississippi forward! As a consultant with MSPHI, Lydia’s main roRead More