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Certification Board Announces Certifications Awarded in March

Tuesday, April 19, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Patricia McTiernan
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The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety is pleased to recognize 32 individuals who achieved the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) credential during March 2016.

They include physicians, nursing professionals, health quality professionals, pharmacists, and others, and they represent 18 states and three countries outside the US.

Individuals who earned the CPPS credential during March are as follows:


Dwight Troy Collins, MS, CPSO, ARM, CPHRM, CPPS

Marie H. Paulson, RN, BSN, MS, CNOR, CSSM, CPPS

Melissa Lee Obuhanick, BS, RN, CPPS
Cassandra Williams, BS, MHA, CPPS

Sandra Gorski, BSN, JD, CPHRM, CPPS

David Banks, BS, MS Pharm, MJ Health Law, CPPS
Cynthia Rose Magners, RN (BSN), MEd, MPA, CPHRM, LHRM, CPPS
Ira Schatten, BCPS, CPPS

Kendra Helton Conyers, RN, BSN, CPPS
Susan Marie Streit, RN, BSN, CCM, CPHQ, CPPS

Pauline Jakubiec, CPHRM, CPPS

Laura B. Baker, CPPS

Clayton Johnston, PharmD, MA, MEd, CHFP, CPHQ, CPPS

Susan G Anderson, MSN, MBA, CPPS
Megan Black, BS, Chem, CPPS
Darcy Donnelly, MSN, RN, CPPS
Sheri Rawlings, PharmD, CPPS

Mary Kathleen Radcliff, RN, BSN, CPHRM

New Hampshire
Andrew Courser, BSN, CPPS

New Jersey
Michelle Colbert, RN, BSN, CPPS
Randa Shuhayyib, CPHQ, CPPS

North Carolina
Sheila Gordon, RN, BA, MS, CPHQ, CPPS
Lauren E. Webb, MSN, CPPS

Michelle Watson, RN, BSN, CPPS

Claire Mackowiak, MHA, CPHQ, CPPS

West Virginia
Sandra E. Hugueley, MSN, RN, NE-BC, CPPS
Robert Bruce Wayne, CPHRM, RRT, CPPS
Kevin Zachary, MBA, RN, CPPS

Deborah Bonin, CPHQ, CPPS

Sara El Khadra DDS, CPPS - United Arab Emirates
Sarfinaz Mohammed Hanbazaza, Bsc, CPHQ, CSSBB, MLS ASCPi, CPPS - Saudi Arabia
Rania Fathy Labib Falts, CPHQ, CPPS - Qatar


To see the full list of Certified Professionals in Patient Safety click here.

About the Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety

The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety (CBPPS) was established by, but is a separate organizational entity from, the National Patient Safety Foundation, and was created to advance, standardize, and promote patient safety knowledge competencies for health care professionals. To this end, successful completion of the rigorously-designed Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) exam attests to candidates’ knowledge of essential patient safety competencies, upon which time the board confers the CPPS credential. Those attaining the CPPS designation represent a group of committed professionals from across health care who are determined to advance the patient safety field and make the health care system safer for all. To learn more, go to

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