Denise Mansfield, RN, MBA, BSN, ONC, CMSRN, has been named regional manager of quality, epidemiology and patient safety at Broward Health North (BHN).
In 1991, Mansfield started her nursing career at BHN and, over the years, has served in various leadership positions including assistant nurse manager and nurse manager. After 15 years, she transferred to Broward Health Coral Springs where she was the Regional Manager for Med/Surg and Orthopedics. In 2011, she returned to BHN to be the nurse manager of the special medical care unit.
The Nursing Consortium of South Florida have elected five new directors to serve two-year terms on the Board.
The newly elected Directors joining Debbie Mulvihill, Diane Whitehead, Steve Seeley, Ann-Lynn Denker, Maggie Hansen, Amy Pettigrew, and Donna Wilson Armaignac on the Board of the Nursing Consortium of South Florida are Melissa Durbin, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, Chief Nursing Officer/VP, Boca Raton Regional Hospital; Joanne Masella, EdD, MSN, RN, Dean, Professor of Nursing, Palm Beach Atlantic University; Victor Ospina, MSN, ARNP, ACNP-BC, CCRN, Nurse Educator, Baptist Health South Florida; Ora Strickland, PhD, DSc (Hon), RN, FAAN, Dean and Professor, College of Nursing and Health Sciences; and V. Lynn Waters MSN, MBA, NEA-BC, RNC, Chief Nursing Officer, West Palm Hospital.
Jose Fox, president and CEO of United HomeCare (UHC), is this year’s recipient of the Bernice Martinez Citizenship Award, presented at the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC) Hispanic Leadership Awards Luncheon.
The Bernice Martinez Citizenship Award is given to industry leaders who not only excel at what they do but also exemplify characteristics of a good citizen such as commitment, dedication, honesty, leadership and hard work.
Fox has led United HomeCare since 1989, shepherding its growth from a small non-profit agency to an industry pioneer that today cares for nearly 5,000 clients across Miami-Dade County. Throughout his career, Fox has fought to advance social services, health care, and in-home services, working relentlessly to improve policy in support of elderly and disabled people.
Immediate past-president for the Community Care for the Elderly Coalition, Fox currently serves as treasurer of the Home Care Association of Florida, a member of the Florida Council on Aging, and a member of the Florida Advocates for Community Care for Disabled Adults.
The South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (SFLHCC) recently held its Hispanic Leadership Awards luncheon at the Doral Golf Resort and Spa Champions Pavilion. A group of distinct and well deserving professionals were honored and received Top Hispanic Leaders of South Florida awards. Following the awards presentation, Florida National University (FNU) announced a special scholarship program. Florida National University was pleased to share that through the SFLHCC, FNU will award a scholarship to each and every Miami-Dade County Public High School. This exemplifies FNU’s commitment to continue serving, enriching, and educating our community.
The SFLHCC - FNU scholarship program will provide all Miami-Dade County high schools an opportunity to award one scholarship to a deserving graduate. To qualify, applicants must complete the required Scholarship Request form. All entries must be submitted to the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce by June 5, 2013.
“FNU is honored and excited to offer the opportunity to attend our University to Miami-Dade County Public Schools graduates,” said Maria Cristina Regueiro, FNU President. “This scholarship program preserves the legacy of the late Dr. Jose Regueiro to educate those with the highest needs in our community.”
For more details pertinent to this scholarship, please visit www.SFLHCC.com.
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