Massachusetts Medical Society: Committee on Maternal and Perinatal Welfare

Committee on Maternal and Perinatal Welfare

Provides advice and counsel on matters relating to maternal and perinatal welfare. Sponsors an annual educational program on maternal and perinatal welfare for physicians and other health care professionals. This committee meets approximately 5 times a year on Mondays, beginning at 7 p.m. 

Committee Members
Sara G. Shields, Worcester, Chair
Nicole A. Smith, Suffolk, Vice Chair
Alice M. Abernathy, MD, Norfolk
Sanjay Aurora, Essex South
Deborah Bartz, Suffolk
Marie J. Bangura, MD, Suffolk
Rachael JM Consoli, MD, MPH, Middlesex
Patricia Rose Falcao, Charles River
Catherine Hill-Verrochi, Hampden
David R. Kattan, Hampden
Lisa G. Matthews, Norfolk
Eric B. Miller, Middlesex
Margo D. Nathan, Norfolk
Peter J. Rotolo, Middlesex
Rachana Singh, Hampden
Jacquelyn J. Starer, Middlesex West

Resident and Fellow:  
Member: Samantha Baer, Suffolk 

Medical Students:  
Member: Sarah Madoff, Norfolk
Alternate: Deniz Cataltepe, Worcester
Alliance Liaisons:  
Member: Marcia J. Lipson
Alternate: TBD

Michele Helgeson, CNM, MPH
Linda Anne L’Abbe, CNM 

MMS Staff Liaison  
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