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Certification Board Announces Certifications Awarded in February 2018

Wednesday, March 28, 2018   (0 Comments)
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The Certification Board for Professionals in Patient Safety is pleased to recognize 35 individuals who achieved the Certified Professional in Patient Safety (CPPS) credential during February 2018.


They include nursing professionals, pharmacy professionals, health quality professionals, and others, and they represent 20 different states and one country outside the US.

Individuals who earned the CPPS credential during February 2018 are as follows:



William Strull, MD, CIP, CPPS 



Sheila Eckenrode, MA, CPPS


District of Columbia

Kathryn Kellogg, MD, MPH, CPPS



Karen Ladd, RN, CNN, BSN, CPPS

Laura Kozenieski, BSN, CPPS



Shelley Proctor, CPHRM, CPPS

Nancy Kendall, RN, MSN, CPHQ, CPPS

Lisa Wallace, MSN, CPPS

Keron Rouse, MPA, CPPS



Kerry Tirman, JD, MBA, FACHE, CPPS



Joselito Balatbat, MD, CPPS



Ben Albert, MD, CPPS

Gretchen Ruoff, MPH, CPHRM, CPPS

Cathy Camenga, CHCQM, CPPS



Christie Guns-Goodwin, RN, MSN, BC, CPPS 

Jeff Salvon-Harman, MD, CPPS



Vikram Kumar, MD, CMQ, CPPS 



Jeremy Plumb, BS, MBA, CPHQ, CPPS 


North Carolina

Martha Dorroh, RN, MS, CPPS 


New Jersey

Sharon Mancini, CPPS

Kenneth Robey, CPHQ, CPPS


New Mexico

John Sundheimer, RN, BSN, MSN, CPPS 


New York

Kofi Cash, B.S., M.S., CPHQ, CPHRM, CPPS

Mahmoud Hamdan, RN, BSN, MSN, CPPS 

Amy Logeman, BSN, CPPS



Alexandra Penney, DNP, MPH, RN, CPPS 

Jessica Lassiter, PharmD, BCPS, DPLA, CPPS



Holly Mcclellan, RN, BSN, CPPS



Linda Reines, MS, CPPS



Daniel Gochenour, RRT, ACCS, AE-C, NPS, CPPS 



Lori Notowitz, CPPS



Maha Elalfy, CPHQ, TQM, CPPS - Saudi Arabia

Shabaan Abduljalil, CPHQ, CPPS - Saudi Arabia

Mohamed Desouky, CPHQ, CPKPI, CPPS - Saudi Arabia

Reina Veronica Reyes, BN, CPPS - Saudi Arabia



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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