March 6, 2012 | By: Calevir
Dr. Rose Porter joins MOCPS in support of its work helping all Missourians receive the safest care.
Jefferson City, MO. – March 6, 2012 – The Missouri Center for Patient Safety, MOCPS, an independent, nonprofit located in Jefferson City, announced Dr. Rose Porter, Emeritus, is a new member of its board of directors.
The board of directors governs MOCPS operations, including its function as a federally-designated Patient Safety Organization (PSO) and as a leader in providing solutions and resources to improve patient safety and the quality of health care delivery.
Dr. Porter replaces Dr. Julian Sebastian, previous dean of the University of Missouri – St. Louis College of Nursing.
Dr. Porter received a Diploma in Nursing from St. Mary’s School of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, completed a BSN and an M.A. in Nursing Service Administration from the University of Iowa, Iowa City, and a PhD in Administration of Higher Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, Missouri. She has been a faculty member since 1979, teaching a variety of courses at the University of Iowa-Iowa City, the University of Texas-Houston, and the University of Missouri-Columbia.
“It is a privilege to serve on the Board of the Missouri Center for Patient Safety,â€ said Porter. “It is imperative that all seeking health care receive the safest of care from all health care providers. I am honored to help all Missourians receive the safest care and MOCPS’s resources and efforts are at the heart of safe care for all.â€
“We are very pleased to have Dr. Porter joining the board of directors,â€ said MOCPS Executive Director, Becky Miller. “Dr. Porter’s experience as both a nurse and health educator will be invaluable to the governance and leadership of the Center.â€
The balance of the Center’s Board of Directors, representing the Center’s Founding Members, and public representatives, includes:
Note to Reporters: Photos and interviews are available upon request.
More About MOCPS – The Missouri Center for Patient Safety was founded by the Missouri Hospital Association, Missouri State Medical Association and Primaris as a private, nonprofit corporation to serve as a leader to fulfill its vision of a health care environment safe for all patients, in all processes, all the time. The Center is certified as a federally-designated Patient Safety Organization (PSO).
Becky Miller, Executive Director
Missouri Center for Patient Safety MO-11-04-MOCPS
200 N. Keene St.
Columbia, MO 65201
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