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KIONNA PITTS, DNP, MSN, APRN, WHNP-BC

Dr. Pitts is a doctoral-prepared Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner who serves as the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) for the Maternal Mortality Component at REACHUP, Inc. She works in collaboration with physicians and other advanced practice providers within an obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) outpatient clinic setting. Dr. Pitts delivers direct OB/GYN clinical care services focusing on maternal mortality/morbidity prevention, and provides supervision, consultation, education, and support to the Maternal Health Nurse Specialists, and Maternal Health Specialists serving the Pregnancy Medical Home program of REACHUP, Inc. In addition, she formerly worked with the Strong Start Project and Pregnancy Medical Home program as a Maternal Health Nurse Specialist, and she previously worked with the federal Healthy Start Project as a Community Health Nurse. In both positions at REACHUP, Inc., Dr. Pitts worked directly with clients providing care coordination services that include risk screening, social/emotional support, resources and referrals. Additionally for high risk clients, she provided education on chronic disease, pregnancy-related/induced illnesses, and assisted clients in medical treatment coordination and reinforced the plan of care as recommended from their healthcare provider.

Ms. Pitts is a member of the Tampa Bay Advanced Practice Nurses Council (TPAPNC), National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Women’s Health (NPWH), Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrical and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN), International Association of Forensic Nurses (IAFN), and is an educational affiliate member of the American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG). She also belongs to Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing, Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society, Phi Sigma Theta National Honor Society, Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society, and  Golden Key International Honour Society.

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