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Elizabeth Philippe, MD
Dr. Elizabeth Philippe is a Board Certified Family Physician. She has worked as an attending physician for the Jackson Health System at the Jefferson Reaves Senior Center for many years. While there she has also served as part of the faculty of Preceptorship in the University of Miami Family Medicine Residency Program. At the Center she has also worked in joint leadership with the medical director and the administrator of the Center for the "redesign" process to improve effectiveness and efficiency of care as well as patient’s satisfaction. She currently practices as a Family Physician at Community Health of South Dade, Inc. (CHI).She was recently promoted at CHI.

Dr. Philippe graduated from the State University of Haiti, School of Medicine in 1984. She went on to obtain a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from Yale University, School of Public Health in 1986. She completed the Family Residency Program at Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami in 2002.

Dr. Philippe has served as the Associate Director of the Florida Consortium for Infection Control from 1998 to 1999. During her tenure at the consortium she participated in quality improvement activities at FCIC member hospitals and nursing homes, conducted epidemiological investigations and reported findings to FCIC hospitals and provided education to FCIC member infection control practitioners and other FCIC member personnel.

She also has vast experience in Research Medicine. She trained as a Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of Miami, School of Medicine, and at the Comprehensive Drug Research Center in the NIDA sponsored training program in Epidemiology and Prevention of Substance Abuse where she gained experience in grant writing.

Dr. Philippe is well-known as a champion for patient advocacy. She has earned an award from CHI. She currently serves as the Co-chair for Friends of PROFAMIL, a not-for profit organization seeking to improve healthcare in Haiti for those in need.

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