RPC Steering Committee

Mission Statement

To encourage a collaborative effort between the Regional Perinatal Center at Westchester Medical Center, The Perinatal Networks (Maternal Infant Services Network and The Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network), The 7 County Departments of Public Health, Health Insurance companies, and other community based organizations to work together in planning perinatal forum conferences and surrounding public health activities toward improving perinatal health outcomes in the Lower Hudson Valley Region.

Westchester Medical Center 
Regional Perinatal Forum Steering Committee Members

Heather Brumberg
MD, MPH, FAAP - RPC Coordinator 
Westchester Medical Center

Sherlita Amler
MD, MS, FAAP Commissioner of Putnam County Department of Health
Hudson Valley Regional Health Officials Network (HVRHON) Representative

Ann M. Craig
RN, BSN - Supervising Public Health Nurse
Orange County Department of Health

Donna Dozor
RN, MS, NICU Database Coordinator
Westchester Medical Center

Caren Fairweather
MPS, Executive Director
Maternal Infant Services Network (MISN)

Jamie Farrell
R.N., Supervising Public Health Nurse Dutchess County 
Department of Health

Edna Gibian
Program Specialist, Healthy Beginnings Program
Westchester County Department of Health

Cheryl Hunter-Grant
MSW, Executive Director 
The Lower Hudson Valley Perinatal Network

Allison Lake
Deputy Director
Westchester Children's Association

Margaret Leonard
Senior VP, MS, RN,C, FNP, CM, VP for Clinical Services
Hudson Health Plan

Susan Marchwinski
RN,C, MS, Coordinator, State Perinatal Database Team 
Westchester Medical Center

Patricia McAlpin
RN, MS, Director of Patient Services
County of Rockland Department of Health

Loretta Molinari
Public Health Director/Director of Patient Services
Putnam County Department of Health

Clare Nugent
R.N,C, State Perinatal Database Team
Westchester Medical Center

Susan B. Rose
Director of Program Services
March of Dimes, New York State Chapter

Carol Ryan
Public Health Director
Sullivan County Department of Health

Reina Schiffrin
MPH President/CEO 
Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic, Inc

Stephanie Sosnowski
BS, ICCE, Deputy Director 
Maternal-Infant Services Network (MISN)

Mimi Tannen
NP Director of Clinical Services
Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley

Nereida Veytia
Director of Patient Services
Ulster County Department of Health