Janice A. Schriefer, M.B.A., Dr.P.H.

Janice A. Schriefer, M.B.A., Dr.P.H.

Contact Information

University of Rochester Medical Center
School of Medicine and Dentistry
601 Elmwood Ave, Box 667
Rochester, NY 14642

Office: (585) 273-3048
Administrative: (585) 276-4113
Fax: (585) 276-1128

Professional Bio

Director, Quality Improvement, Golisano Children's Hospital at University of Rochester Medical Center

Tutor, Mastering Medical Information, University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry.

Chair, Infection Prevention Committee, Golisano Children's Hospital at University of Rochester Medcial Center

Consultant, EquiCenter, a center which provides equine assisted therapy to children with special health care needs, Dr.Schriefer assist with quality improvement projects and research proposals to improve funding opportunities

Quality Improvement Advisor, New York State Department of Health, Finger Lakes Obesity Prevention Collaborative

Coach, Unit Based Performance (UPP) for 41400, 41600, 41800, & 42800

Facilitator, Pediatric Sepsis Management Project

Research Bio

Dr. Schriefer is involved in research studies on the following topics: reducing of second hand smoke exposure for children with respiratory illness, reducing hospital acquired infections using quality improvement bundles, the use of simulation based team training to improve teamwork and communication between providers, the use of severity scoring tools for hospitalized patients with asthma and the use of a learning collaborative for improving quality in Neonatal Intensive Care Units and primary care for obesity management and prevention. Dr. Schriefer's primary research colleagues at URMC are Stephen Cook MD MPH and Rita Dadiz DO along with Jeffrey Horbar MD from Vermont Oxford Network (VON) and Louis Halamek MD from Stanford University and the Center for Advanced Pediatric Education (CAPE).

Awards & Honors (Local)

Distinguished Nursing Alumnus Award, Hartwick College 2014
University of Rochester Board Quality Award - Inpatient Asthma Care | University of Rochester | Rochester, New York 2013
Community Health Improvement Award for Asthma Education 2011
University of Rochester Board Quality Award - Central Line Infection Reduction | University of Rochester Medical Center | Rochester, New York 2010
Interactive Patient Care - Pediatric Clinician Get Connected Award | Get Well Network 2009
Pew Charitable Trust IOM Doctoral Fellowship in Health Policy 1996 - 2004

Recent Journal Articles

Showing the 5 most recent journal articles. 34 available »

2014 Nov 25
Biondi EA, Gottfried JA, Dutko Fioravanti I, Schriefer JA, Aligne CA, Leonard MS. "Interobserver reliability of attending physicians and bedside nurses when using an inpatient paediatric respiratory score." Journal of clinical nursing. 2014 Nov 25; Epub 2014 Nov 25.
Lisa M. Lowenstein; Kristen Brown; Donna Barrows; Tara Foti; Lori Scholer; Carla LeVant; and Jan Schriefer. "Continuous Quality Improvement in a Level IIIB NICU to Increase Human Milk Use at Day of Life 14, Day of Life 28, and Discharge." ICAN: Infant, Child, & Adolescent Nutrition. 2014; 6(3): 137-143.
Chambers, C. RRT; Chisholm, J. RRT; and Schriefer, J. RN, DrPH. Ed. John Bethune. "Respiratory Quality Improvement in the NICU". RT Magazine. 2013; : 2-3.
Butler, TJ., Suresh; GK, Lavin; JP Oehlert,; JW, Schriefer; JA, Halamek, LP. "Development of a Multi-center Multidisciplinary Simulation -based Perinatal Team Training Program - The Vermont Oxford Network Experience". Asian Journal of Clinical Pediatrics and Neonatology. 2013; .
Dadiz R, Weinschreider J; Schriefer J; Arnold C; Greves CD; Crosby EC; Wang H; Pressman EK; Guillet R. "Interdisciplinary simulation-based training to improve delivery room communication". Simulation Healthcare. 2013; .


Dr. P.H. | Public Health | University of Michigan2004
MSN | Nursing | University of Vermont1994
MBA | Business or Commerce | University of Vermont1990
BSN | Nursing | Hartwick College1985

Post-Doctoral Training & Residency

Center for Advanced Pediatric Education, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA 2006