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Thursday, October 21, 2010 - Jasmin Shirley, VP of Community Health Services, to Serve on Best for Broward Babies Advisory Committee

Jasmin Shirley, vice president of Community Health Services for Broward Health, has been invited to serve on the Best for Broward Babies Advisory Committee.  The Best for Babies Program will be implemented by Broward County’s Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies and Broward County Community Partnerships Division as a result of the Reproductive Health Grant.

Shirley will advise on many sectors of the program including a public awareness campaign on sexually transmitted infections, safe sleeping practices for infants, a medical education initiative and “Model Behavior” best practice implementation in all delivery hospitals, and county-wide health education through individual and group case management services to increase fathers’ involvement from the time of conception.

Shirley was previously appointed by the Broward County Commission to the Broward Regional Health Planning Council (BRHPC) where her term on the Council runs from June 15, 2010 to June 15, 2012.  Shirley is a renowned international advocate on HIV/AIDS education and treatment, has more than 25 years experience in healthcare administration and has held numerous leadership positions with health-related committees.  At Broward Health, she oversees the day-to-day operations of primary care centers, school-based health centers, a home health and hospice agency, an infusion company, urgent care centers, physician practices, and related operations. 

Broward Health, providing service for more than 50 years, is a nationally recognized system offering world class health care services to our neighbors in South Florida. One of the 10 largest public health systems in the nation, Broward Health includes Broward General Medical Center, North Broward Medical Center, Imperial Point Medical Center, Coral Springs Medical Center, Chris Evert Children’s Hospital, Broward Health Weston and more than 30 facilities of the Community Health Services and Broward Health Physician Group. For more information visit, www.browardhealth.org.


Jasmin Shirley, vice president of Community Health Services for Broward Health