Outstanding Mother-Friendly Worksites Series: Hospital Perspective

Series: Texas Mother Friendly Workplace

Speaker: Patricia Alridge, BSN, RNC-OB, MHA
Length: 53:28 minutes

February 23, 2016
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. (CST)

Patricia Alridge is the Executive Director of Nursing at John Peter Smith (JPS) Health Network in Fort Worth, Texas. She is also a March of Dimes board member & Chair of the March of Dimes Programs & Services Committee; a member of the Texas Breastfeeding Coalition; is serving as a board member for the Mother's Milk Bank of North Texas; is co-chair of the Infant Health Network; and is interim chair of the Tarrant County Breastfeeding Coalition. 

Patricia is responsible for 1115 waiver grants for supporting women's health, breastfeeding & pre-conception/interconception care and education. Her background in midwifery has fueled her ardent commitment and advocacy for support of women and breastfeeding. 

On February 23rd, Pat will share how she led efforts to earn the Texas Mother-Friendly Worksite designation for all JPS Health Network System worksites.  

Additional Speakers include:
Director of Nursing, Lyndon B. Johnson General Hospital

Susie Juliano, RN, BSN
Clinical Manager, JPS Health Network

Julie Stagg, MSN, RN, IBCLC, RLC
State Breastfeeding Coordinator, Texas Department of State Health Services