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
Rebecca S. Lundquist, Worcester, Chair
Sara G. Shields, Worcester, Vice Chair
Alice M. Abernathy, MD, Norfolk
Sanjay Aurora, Essex South
Deborah Bartz, Suffolk
Patricia Rose Falcao, Charles River
Catherine Hill-Verrochi, Hampden
David R. Kattan, Hampden  
Lisa G. Matthews, Norfolk
Eric B. Miller, Middlesex
Peter J. Rotolo, Middlesex  
Rachana Singh, Hampden
Nicole A. Smith, Suffolk
Jacquelyn J. Starer, Middlesex West

Resident and Fellow:  
Member: Phillip Romanski, Suffolk

Medical Students:  
Member: LeAnn Louis, Suffolk
Alternate: Francesca Barrett, Norfolk
Alliance Liaisons:  
Member: Marcia J. Lipson
Alternate: TBD

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

MMS Staff Liaison
Sarah Bates (

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