2017Poster Sessions

1. The Investigative Process in Comparing Safe Sleep Options
presented by:
Lynn Herr, BSN, RN, Vanderburgh County FIMR/CFR Coordinator
Charissa Lahee, MHSA, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Dr. R. Kenneth Spear MD, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Jacob Trimble, Vanderburgh County Health Department Intern

2. Quality Improvement Learning Collaborative to Improve Timely Newborn Follow-up
presented by:
Emily Scott, MD
Amy Pottenger, BA, CCRP
Steven Downs, MD, MS
Michele Saysana, MD
Indiana University School of Medicine and Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis, IN

3. Indiana Maternal Fetal – Infant Mortality Review
presented by:
Gretchen Martin, MSW
Fausta Houzanme, MPH
Indiana State Department of Health, Division of Child Fatality Review

4. Perceived Medical Neglect or Cultural Differences of a Marshallese Infant with Active Tuberculosis Disease
presented by:
Ashley Libbert BSN, RN, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Dr. R. Kenneth Spear MD, Vanderburgh County Health Department

5. Identifying Disparities Impacting Infant Mortality Utilizing Vital Statistics
presented by:
Charissa Lahee, MHSA, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Korissa Waelbroeck, Vanderburgh County Health Department Intern
Lynn Herr, RN, BSN, CPN, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Dr. R. Kenneth Spear MD, Vanderburgh County Health Department

6. Decreasing Incidence of Preventable Diseases through a Collaboration to Vaccinate Infants and Children
presented by:
Lynn Herr BSN, RN, CPN, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Daniel Mann, Vanderburgh County Health Department Intern
Dr. R. Kenneth Spear MD, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Sarah Godshall RN, Vanderburgh County Health Department

7. Measuring Caregiver Knowledge Pre and Post Safe Sleep Education
presented by:
Kim Thompson, RN, BSN, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Charissa Lahee, MHSA, Vanderburgh County Health Department
Dr. R. Kenneth Spear MD, Vanderburgh County Health Department

8. The Newborn Nest Safe Sleep Initiative
presented by:
Healthy Families Marion County Public Health Department (HFMCPHD)

9. Placental Transfusion in Preterm Infants Born Less than 34 Weeks of Gestation Role of Delayed Cord Clamping and Umbilical Cord Milking to Reduce Complications of Prematurity: A Multi-site Quality Improvement Project for Indiana
presented by:
Sandra Hoesli, MD, MS
William Engle, MD
Frank Shubert, MD
Kenneth Hermann, MD

 10. Economic Recession and Child Health in Indiana
presented by:
Paul Winchester, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN
John C. Christensen, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN
Cathy Proctor, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN
Holly A. Hill, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta GA
Matthew D. Durbin, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis IN

 11. Breastfeeding Support, “We’ve got the Connections”
presented by:
Rosalind Jones-Jackson, RDN, CLS, CD, Indiana Black Breastfeeding Coalition

12. Safe Haven: Are You Ready to Respond?
“Safe Haven is a way for a parent to give up a newborn infant legally and confidentially. This offers a mother or father an alternative to abandoning their baby. Abandonment is illegal and puts the infant in terrible danger, maybe even leading to death. ”
presented by:
Kathyrn Smith, MS
Outreach and Education Manager, The Cradle

13. Fetal Origins of Disease: Genetic Programming in an Adverse In-Utero Environment
presented by:
Megan Griffie, PhD, MS
Indiana State Department of Health / Maternal and Child Health / Genomics and Newborn Screening

14. Safe Sleep
presented by:
Pamela Knight
James Wide
Gretchen Martin

15. Creating a Community Wide Breastfeeding Initiative, An improved approach towards combating infant mortality
presented by:
Victor Garcia, Vice President of Operations at Mental Health America of Lake County
Rebecca Tilton, Community Health Improvement Coordinator at Franciscan Health Northern Division

16. Journey to a Healthy Baby
presented by:
Ann Morrow, MSN, RN
Chris Newkirk, BSN, RN, CCM

 

17. WeCare Indiana:  Improving Maternal and Infant Health to Reduce Infant Mortality
presented by:
Debra K. Litzelman, MA, MD
Nancy Swigonski, MD
Erika Cheng, PhD
Kara Casavan, BS
Paige DeChant, BS
Wilma Griffin, MS
All our Community Health Partners and especially our Community Health Workers

18. Becoming an NAS Pilot Center: Successes and Modifications
presented by:
Lori Grimm, MSN, CPHQ, CPHRM
Tricia Keepes, RNC-OB
Beth Durham, MSN, RNC-NIC, C-NPT
Deaconess Women’s Hospital

19. Bereavement and Lactation support: Education for health professionals
presented by:
Sarah Long, IBCLC, Director of Clinical Operations, The Milk Bank

20. Moving Towards Scale and Sustainability: BABY & ME – Tobacco Free ™
presented by:
Laurie Adams, BABY & ME-Tobacco Free

21. Putting our Heads Together to Improve Maternal Mental Health in Allen County
presented by:
Erin Norton, Parkview Health
Dr. Deborah McMahan, Fort Wayne – Allen County Department of Health
Paige Wilkins, Healthier Moms and Babies