The Opioid Epidemic: One Nurse’s Special Touch

This is the fourth post in a blog series entitled “The Opioid Epidemic,” a collaboration between UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences highlighting the doctors, researchers and nurses making significant efforts to reduce diversion and misuse of prescription opioids. For more information about the series or resources to help with drug addiction, click here.    

As the patient care manager of the Pregnancy Recovery Center at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, Stephanie Bobby has created a safe haven for pregnant women struggling with an opioid dependency.

Watch how Bobby and the PRC staff treat their patients with the compassion and respect.

Women interested in learning more about the program can call 412-641-1211.