PSO Advisory Committee

The CPS PSO Advisory Committee members represent the CPS PSO participating organizations, and other key stakeholders in the CPS PSO activities.

Andrew Atkinson, RN, BSN, MHA, MHS-HIA
Department of Mental Health
Jefferson City

Cindy Bond, CPHQ
Southeast Hospital
Cape Girardeau

Karen Call, PT, MBA, CPPS
Mercy Health

Keith Griffeth, BSN, MBA, CPSO
Hannibal Regional Hospital

JaEllen Hickman, RN
Bothwell Regional Health Center

Jennifer Koepke, RN, BSN, MHSA, CPHQ
Western Missouri Medical Center

Debbie McQuay, CPHQ
Citizens Memorial Healthcare

Terry Seaton, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS
St. Louis College of Pharmacy
St. Louis

Debby Vossenkemper
SSM Health
St. Louis


Alex Christgen, BS, CPPS
Center for Patient Safety
Jefferson City

Eunice Halverson, MA
Center for Patient Safety

Michael Handler, MD
SSM – St. Joseph Hospital West
Lake St. Louis

Tina Hilmas, RN, BSN, CPPS
Center for Patient Safety
Jefferson City

Lee Varner, MSEMS, EMT-P, CPPS
Center for Patient Safety
St. Louis

Kathy Wire, JD, MBA, CPHRM, CPPS
Wire Risk Strategies
St. Louis

Amy Vogelsmeier, PhD, RN, GCNS-BC
University of Missouri


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