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ASPPS Members in the News – March 2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Patricia McTiernan
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The American Society of Professionals in Patient Safety at NPSF (ASPPS) is pleased to share news of recent activity by members.


Mel Bradley, MD, MSPH, published results of his research on using Haddon’s Matrix in an aggregate review of falls in the January/February issue of PSQH Magazine. Read it online.


Carol Gunn, MD, gave a TEDx talk entitled Medical Errors: The Silent Killer in Medicine (view the video) and also published a column in the KevinMD blog (read it online).


Writing in the Connecticut Mirror’s Viewpoints section, Lisa Freeman called for involving patients in patient safety. Read her column.


Dawn Evans, MSN, RN, wrote a piece for Patient Safety Awareness Week providing tips for patients. Read it online.


We also send congratulations to the following ASPPS members who recently achieved certification in patient safety:


Laura Baker, CPPS
Stephen Davis, PharmD, MS, CPPS
Jan Drlik, MD, FACEP, CPPS
Sara El Khadra, DDS, CPPS
Rania Falts, CPHQ, CPPS
Sarfinaz Hanbazaza, BSc, CPHQ, CSSBB, MLS, ASCPi, CPPS
Claire Mackowiak, MHA, CPHQ, CPPS
Susan Streit, RN, BSN, CCM, CPHQ, CPPS
Jenny Sutton-Amr, CPPS
Robert Wayne, MHA, CPHRM, RRT, CPPS
Sandra Williams, MBA, BSN, RN, CJCP, CPPS
Kevin Zachary, RN, MBA, CPPS


The Certified Professional in Patient Safety credential (CPPS) attests to competency in patient safety science and application. Those attaining the CPPS designation represent a group of committed professionals from across health care who are determined to advance the patient safety field.


For more information about the CPPS credential, visit


For information about becoming a member of ASPPS, visit the membership page.

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