An SSM Cardinal Glennon nurse has been honored for her hard work and dedication as a child safety advocate, promoting health and safety for children in metro St. Louis.
Cathy Hogan, PhD, MPH, RN, was named Public Health and Ambulatory Care Nurse of the Year by the March of Dimes Missouri Chapter. Hogan is coordinator of Safe Kids St. Louis, an SSM Cardinal Glennon program focused on preventing injuries in children.
“We are so happy to see Cathy being recognized for the amazing work she does,” said Paula Szwargulski, director of Emergency Services at SSM Cardinal Glennon. “Cathy is very passionate and dedicated to improving the health of the children in our community.”
Hogan has been a tireless advocate for injury prevention and pediatric health issues including child safety seats, bike helmets and safe sleeping environments. Hogan and her team provide free car seat inspections, bike helmet fittings and education about child safety at home and in the car. Safe Kids St. Louis partners with a number of local agencies throughout the area to help as many children as possible.
Check out Safe Kids St. Louis online for more information about the program.