Chipola’s Lipford presents at mental health conference

Pictured from left, are: Dr. Josefina Baluga, Medical Services Director at Florida State Hospital and Dr. Karen Lipford.

Pictured from left, are: Dr. Josefina Baluga, Medical Services Director at Florida State Hospital and Dr. Karen Lipford.

Dr. Karen Lipford, Dean of the Chipola College School of Health Sciences, recently presented at the U.S. Psychiatric and Mental Health Congress.  The conference for healthcare professionals centers on mental health topics.  Dr. Lipford’s poster presentation was on the Doctorate in Nursing Practice (DNP) project conducted through Troy University in collaboration with Florida State Hospital.  The topic was: Communication Needs at an Inpatient Psychiatric Hospital.