Kansas Maternal Mortality Review Committee Member Roster

Members from all over the state represent various specialties, facilities, and systems that interact and impact maternal health.

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Karen Braman, RPh, MS                                Senior Vice President of Healthcare Strategy and Policy, KS Hospital Association

Katherine Campbell, BSN RN                        Nurture KC

Tara Chettiar, MD FACOG                               OB/GYN, Saint Luke’s Women’s Health South

Mariah Chrans, IBCLC, PhD                           Director of Cradle Kansas City–an initiative of the Community Health Council of WY County

Deidre DeGrado, CPM                                     Wichita Birth Assistance

Mary Sunshine-Delgado, MSN APRN          Maternal Health Program Manager, United Health Care

Kim Dishman                                                    Clinical Education Specialist, Saint Luke’s Northland Hospital

Donna Eubanks SGT                                        Topeka Police Department

Terrie Garrison, RN, BSN                                 Deputy Director, Wyandotte County/KC KS Unified Government Public Health Department

*Charles Gibbs, MD                                            Assistant Professor, Maternal-Fetal Medicine, Center for Advanced Fetal Care, KUMC

Lisa Goins, RN                                                   Policy Analyst, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, Division of Health Care Finance

Donna Gorman, MS LCMFT LCAC                 Clinical Coordinator, Women’s Recovery Center & Options Adult Services – DCCCA, Inc.

*Melissa Hague, MD                                        Associate Clinical Professor, KU School of Medicine–Wichita; Heartland Women’s Group

Jeri Harvey, MSN CNL                                     Baker University School of Nursing/Stormont Vail Hospital Health

Caroline Hastings, LMSW                               Kansas Department for Children & Families

Renee Hulett, RN MSN MHA                          Director of Maternal Child Services & Behavioral Health Services, St. Catherine Hospital–Centura Health

Candace Johnson, LMSW                               Director of Reintegration, Saint Francis Ministries

Erin Johnson                                                      Overland Park Police Department, Criminal Investigations Division-Special Victims Unit

Michael Kennedy, MD                                       McCann Professor & Associate Dean for Rural Health Education, Assistant Dean and Director of Major Academic Society, Professor, Family Medicine – University of Kansas School of Medicine

Kelli Krase, MD                                                   OB/GYN, KU Medical Center

Melinda Lavon, PhD IBCLC                              Bloom Midwifery & Lactation Services

Lori Marshall, LSCSW                                       Association of Community Mental Health Centers of Kansas, Inc.

Robert S. F. McKay, MD                                    Professor & Chair, Department of Anesthesiology, KU School of Medicine—Wichita

**Randall Morgan, MD                                      OB/GYN, Associates in Women’s Health, PA

Kathy Ray, MSW                                                 Director of Advocacy, Education & Rural Projects, KS Coalition Against Sexual & Domestic Violence

Heather Scruton, MBA MSN                            Assistant Director, Transport & EMS Relations–Critical Care Transport, Children’s Mercy Hospital

Sharla Smith, PhD MPH                                    Assistant Professor KUMC Department of Preventative Medicine & Public Health

Terrah Stroda, CNM                                           Flint Hills OB/GYN—Junction City

John Yeast, MD MSPH                                      Professor, Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of OB/GYN, University of Missouri Kansas City

Diana Zumbrunn                                                 Patient/Consumer

*Chair  **Co-Chair

Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) Leadership & Staff

Farah Ahmed, MPH PhD                                    Environmental Health Officer & State Epidemiologist, KDHE

Ashley Goss, MBA                                              Deputy Secretary for Public Health, KDHE

Nadyne Hagmeier                                               Abstractor for Maternal Mortality Review Committee, Kansas Foundation for Medical Care

Kay Haug                                                              Director, Office of Vital Statistics; Assistant State Registrar, KDHE

Jamie Kim, MPH                                                 MCH Epidemiologist, Bureau of Family Health, KDHE

Jennifer Marsh                                                    Women & Maternal Health Consultant, Bureau of Family Health, KDHE

Jill Nelson                                                            Perinatal & Infant Health Consultant, Bureau of Family Health, KDHE

Kasey Sorell, MBA BSN RN CPC                      Health Planning Consultant/KMMRC Coordinator, Bureau of Family Health, KDHE

Rachel Sisson, MS                                              Director, Bureau of Family Health, KDHE; Kansas Title V Maternal & Child Health Director

Stephanie Wolf, RN BSN                                    Perinatal & Infant Consultant/Nurse, Bureau of Family Health, KDHE