Month: April 2020
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: LISA SPRING!
Our CHEER Champion this week is Lisa Spring, RN, Certified in Inpatient Obstetrics, and OB Charge Nurse at King’s Daughters Medical Center (KDMC). She was nominated for being an amazing supporter of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative at her facility. “I enjoy working on the unit because itRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: YILDIZ GUMUSTEKIN
This week’s CHEER Champion of the week is Yildiz Gumustekin. Yildiz works as a Protection Assistant for the Danish Refugee Council’s Greek Protection Monitoring Team in Skaramagas refugee camp, and volunteers for CHEER in Greece (CHEERing). With a Bachelor of Social Work, and an expertise in PsRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: DR. RICCARDO DAVANZO!
The recipient of the CHEER 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award is Riccardo Davanzo, MD, PhD. He is a neonatologist from Trieste in Italy, who has performed outstanding service for breastfeeding throughout his long career. Dr. Davanzo is a well-published researcher, physician, teacher, and the ChaiRead More
CHEER CHAMPION OF THE WEEK: NMMC GILMORE-AMORY!
Congratulations to North Mississippi Medical Center (NMMC) Gilmore-Amory on becoming Baby-Friendly designated on March 12, 2020! Located in Amory, MS this facility has 582 births per year and operates a level III NICU. They began their Baby-Friendly journey in April 2016 and enrolled as a CHAMPS HosRead More