Meet the Center Staff

Alex Christgen, CPPS, CPHQ
Executive Director
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Kathy Wire, JD, MBA, CPHRM, CPPS
Patient Safety Specialist
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Eunice Halverson, MA, CPPS
Patient Safety Specialist
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Lee Varner, MSEMS, EMT-P, CPPS
Patient Safety Director
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Amy Vogelsmeier, PhD, RN
Patient Safety Researcher/Analyst
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Jennifer Lux
Program/Office Manager
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Aimee Terrell
Office Coordinator
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Shelby Cox, NREMT-P
Patient Safety Project Coordinator
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Brian Froelke, M.D, FACEP, FAEMS
Center for Patient Safety, EMS Medical Advisor
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ISMP Update on Top Medication Safety Issues from 2018 – Webinar:

Medication mistakes are one of the most common errors reported to the Center’s PSO.  ISMP is offering a free webinar on November 15 at noon Central Time to discuss the top medication safety issues as we

Recognizing Fall Prevention Week:

Fall Prevention Awareness Week started Saturday, September 22 and runs until Friday, September 28. Stopfalls.org has excellent resources and tools to support ongoing efforts including flyers, posters, fact

Healthcare Forward Report: Patient and Provider Safety:

The Center for Patient Safety (CPS) is excited about our new report being released this week: Healthcare Forward. While CPS began in 2005 with a focus on patient safety efforts in hospitals, our services

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